April 21, 2015

Awards for outstanding service

Two Canterbury Branch RSCMNZ members, who have made (and are still doing so) outstanding contributions as music leaders and educators, were recipients of Awards from Andrew Reid, RSCM Director, who was visiting Christchurch as part of his tour of the Southern Hemisphere. He presented to Helen Mathews (on the right in the photograph) her Gold Award Certificate for successfully passing the examination involved and Allan Packman (right) a Certificate of Special Service recognising his more than 40 years of dedicated service as an organist and RSCMNZ supporter. THe ceremony took place at the conclusion of a workshop Andrew conducted with a church full of choristers and supporters at St Michael and All Angels, Wednesday 15 April 2015.

Helen Mathews
Allan Packman
Photographs courtesy of Alistair Kinniburgh.