City Music student wins University’s coveted Dyers prize for academic excellence
Second-year BMus student Martina Baltkalne has won the University's coveted Dyers prize for academic excellence.
Martina's prize is one of seven awards made annually by the University on the basis of academic merit. Feedback from the awarding panel was that they had a very difficult time choosing from so many worthy candidates, who are nominated by their Heads of Department.
A delighted Martina commented that "My first year at City has really broadened my horizons in music, both on a practical and theoretical level... This prize is a great stimulus to advance further in my studies in the future".
Originally from Riga in Latvia, Martina has lived in London for five years and was attracted to the BMus course at City University London's Centre for Music Studies because of her interests in electronic music, studio composition, and the many intersections between art and science.