Department of Music

Music student shortlisted for prestigious arts journalism award

First-year music student Madeleine Pettit has been shortlisted for the prestigious Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism. Madeleine’s article, on a Blur concert at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens, was one of only seven shortlisted entrants selected by a distinguished panel of judges including the novelist Kate Mosse, the writers Alexandra Harris and Ruth Scurr, and associate editor of The Observer Robert McCrum.

The winner of the £2,000 prize will be announced by the judges on the evening of Thursday 25 February 2016 at Kings Place, London, in a ceremony hosted by The Observer newspaper.

For further details of the prize and the shortlist, see here.

Posted on Tuesday 2nd February 2016

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