Richardson-Smith Cup winner - 2021
Carl Jones, double bass, and Ifunanya Chukwuewuzie, violin, jointly received the 2021 Richardson- Smith Cup. This award is presented to players who make an outstanding contribution to music at St Agnes' CCMA through primary and secondary school years.
There was a beautiful socially distanced presentation in the sun-drenched garden at CCMA on Tuesday 29th June at 4 30 pm. Gillian Smith, who inaugurated the award in memory of her mother, Dr Olive Smith, founder of the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland, presented the award to the young adults.
We are all very proud of Ifunanya and Carl's achievements. Kellie O'Neill a former winner of the Richardson-Smith Cup was also in attendance and joined Cillian O'Breacháin and Shane Cavanagh to play beautiful music to celebrate the event.