Winners of the Morva Croxson Prize for Emergent WritersPosted on: Monday, 12 February 2018

Council and the NZJMT Editor are delighted to announce the results of the 2017 Morva Croxson Prize for Emergent Writers.
Olly Lowery

Olly Lowery

Nolan Hodgson

Nolan Hodgson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First place is awarded to Nolan Hodgson for his essay ”He ora waiora: Music therapy and well-being in adolescent mental health”. Second prize is awarded to Olly Lowery for “Case study: Individual music therapy with an elderly man in a palliative care setting”. We would like to congratulate both Nolan and Olly on the high calibre of their entries, and we hope to publish both entries in the 2018 issue of the journal.

Music Therapy NZ would particularly like to thank our esteemed panel of judges for their expertise, time and enthusiasm for this initiative – Emeritus Prof Denise Grocke (University of Melbourne, Australia), Claire Molyneux NZ RMTh (Anglia Ruskin University, UK) and Dr Vini Olsen-Reeder (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ), and Alison Talmage (RMTh ) who so ably and generously coordinated the competition.