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Karen of Knox Honoured

King Charles’ III Birthday Honours List of June 2023 confers a Queen’s Service Medal (QSM) on Karen Knudson recognising her service to the community and for her dedication to choral music in Dunedin for over thirty years. She is pictured above conducting Knox Church Choir together with Otago Girls High School choristers: St Kilda Brass […]

Nicholson Award for Anne

Recognition of Anne Cleaver-Holm’s long record of service to church music has resulted in RSCM HQ granting her a Nicholson Award. This was announced in the June 2023 issue of CMQ. Anne is pictured being presented with her Nicholson Award parchment by Waikato Chairman, Dave Brookes on Sunday 9 July 2023 at a Branch event. […]


The contributions of Dianne Halliday, of the Wellington Branch, have been recognised by RSCM with the award to her of a well deserved ARSCM. Her citation was recorded in the June 2023 issue of CMQ. “Dianne Halliday Since her arrival in New Zealand in 1983, Dr Dianne Halliday has made a significant contribution to the […]