BSc Mathematics Student Wins Canterbury Festival Music Prize

BSc Mathematics student, Molly Riichetta, from the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science (SMSAS), was awarded the ‘Canterbury Festival Music Prize’ for her outstanding contribution to music at the University of Kent at the University Music Prize Ceremony 2019.

Molly, who is a talented string-player, has been a Music Performance Scholar and has studied with Floriane Peycelon, an accomplished local orchestra lead violinist.

Molly has been a huge asset to the University’s Symphony Orchestra and String Sinfonia,¬† being able to move between playing the violin and viola.

Molly was awarded the Prize jointly with flautist and fellow student, Robert Loveless.

Read more about the Music Prize Ceremony 2019 on the Music Matters Blog.