June 24, 2024

Frank Edwards Awards Outstanding Scholars of the MTNF-MUSON Music Programme

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Frank Edwards presenting the award to Victor Sunday during the graduation ceremony.

Gospel artiste, Frank Edwards, gave out awards to four outstanding MTNF-MUSON School of Music graduates, during the recent graduation ceremony held on Thursday, July 6, 2023. The awards were presented to Flora Fasan, Victor Sunday, Oluwarotimi Samuel, and Moyosore Adebanjo for most versatile female singer, best contemporary piano player, best in studio technology and best string player respectively.

Following the award presentation, the artist performed his 2022 hit single, Okaka, with Flora Fasan (awardee for the most versatile female singer) and the 2023 graduating set. He also highlighted his recent collaboration with the alumni of the MUSON School of Music and pledged to continue working with the school to showcase young talents in Nigeria.

The award-winning artiste, songwriter and founder of Rocktown Records has produced several hit songs like Oghene Do, Okaka, You Too dey bless me, among others.

L-R; Chairman, MUSON, Louis Mbanefo; Chairman, MTN Foundation, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi (OFR) mni; Gospel Artiste, Frank Edwards and Director, MTN Foundation, Dr Mosun Belo-Olusoga, at the 16th graduation ceremony held at MUSON Centre, Onikan Lagos on Thursday, 6 July 2023.

Twenty-nine music scholars graduated from the MTNF-MUSON Diploma in Music scholarship program, and the two-day graduation event, featured a concert and ceremony to usher the music talents into the Nigerian music scene.

The MTNF- MUSON Scholars’ Diploma Programme was launched in 2006, and to date, the Foundation has fully funded over 400 music scholars to study at the prestigious Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON) School of Music.

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