According to Henry Ward Beecher, “Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul” and students of the MUSON School of Music understand this.
On Tuesday, 21 June 2022, the MUSON School of Music presented an award of appreciation to the MTN Foundation, for the donation of a modern music studio and musical equipment by the Foundation to the MUSON School of Music. The award was presented at the commissioning event held at the MUSON Centre, Onikan Lagos.
The Foundation donated a modern music studio; 30 laptops; 1 unit of Professional 4 and a half Octaves Marimba, custom series; 1 unit of Malltech 4.0 Octave Bob Becker Ragtime Xylophone; 1 unit of Viscount Unico 400 Organ – A 3 manual organ with 32 notes pedalboard, 56 Register Tabs plus 7 Orchestral Registers; 4 Units of Stentor “Conservatoire” Violin; 3 Units of Armstrong USA Trumpets and 3 units of Essex EUP-116 Upright Piano.
At the commissioning, the students rendered music performances using the newly donated instruments, and also recorded and mixed music at the new studio.
The MTN Foundation, through its Youth Empowerment initiative, continues to support young creative talents. Since 2006, the Foundation has fully funded and developed over 350 music scholars through scholarship awards for a two-year diploma at the MUSON School of Music.