Carina Sturdy Wins Award for the Second Year in a Row

Author: SMND

Carina Sturdy Smnd Organist Ago Headshot 2018

SMND student Carina Sturdy (MSM organ) is a recipient of a 2017-18 award from the American Guild of Organists as part of their Student Commissioning Project. Carina Sturdy and composer Thomas Little worked together to compose “The Elephant’s Foot,” a reference to the radioactive mass created by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Sturdy received this collaborative award for the second year in a row.

Sturdy’s acknowledgement of and information about the AGO’s Student Commissioning Project can be found at the American Guild of Organists website,

The full article acknowledging additional details about Sturdy and Little’s composition as well as those of the other recipients of the 2017-18 award can be found in the AGO’s October, 2018 issue of The American Organist.