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To help you along, we have provided prompt questions. These are of course intended as guidelines only, so feel free to include other relevant content, remembering that this is a reflection on the 2023/24 academic year. Your report should have at least 250 words.

Music Award Recipient Form

The year you joined St John’s


Use this paragraph to tell (or remind) the donor a little about yourself, such as where you are from, the year you came up to St John’s and a bit about what you are studying.
Please type your response in the box below.

Music in your life

Use this section to tell the donor about the role of music in your life, particularly the area which the award has helped fund. You can share your background and history with this instrument or form of music, why you play/sing and what you enjoy most about it. Describe in detail how you have used the award (eg who is providing lessons, describe your new instrument, how you travel to lessons, etc). Provide an account of your progress during the year and what has made your lessons unique, including any accomplishments you’d like to mention or aspects you found most challenging. If you’d like, you can also share specifics of what you are currently working on (eg which musical pieces, technical skills, etc).
Please type your response in the box below.

Award impact & conclusion

Use this space to explain, with specific examples, how this award has enriched your time at St John’s. You can mention how it’s provided social interaction, stress relief, a change of pace from your studies, etc. You may want to share any ways the funded musical activity contributed to your personal development as well (eg patience, discipline, trying something new, leisure). Your conclusion is your opportunity to sincerely thank your donor for their support.
Please type your response in the box below.