Success at London Music Rising Star Awards

-Posted on 12.06.2015

Congratulations to Academy alumnae Belle Chen and Espa, who were both awarded London Music Rising Star Awards yesterday, 11th June, at the Roundhouse.

The Mayor’s awards – covering classical, jazz, rock/pop, dance/electronica and composition/singer-songwriting – aim to highlight some of London’s most promising musicians.

Piano alumna Belle Chen was announced winner of the 2015 Classical Rising Star award, and jazz alumna Espa as the 2015 Pop/Rock Rising Star award.

Current students Jacob Collier (jazz) and Bofan Ma (composition) were both Highly Commended in their categories. 

The awards were judged by the London Music Awards panel which included, amongst others, the Southbank’s Jane Beese, composer Errollyn Wallen MBE and festival owner Rob da Bank.

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