Mon 18th March
Year 11 Townsville Grammar School student, Michael Carroll, has been awarded a Diploma with distinction from the Trinity College London – an exceptional achievement for a secondary school aged student, let alone one who is in Year 11.
The International Baccalaureate student, recently sat the ‘Cello diploma exam with Trinity College London, earning him the post-nominals, ATCL (Dist), - Associate of Trinity College London – this exceptional achievement is equivalent in standard to the first year of an undergraduate degree.
Trinity College London Diploma qualifications are recommended for students wanting to progress their mastery to a higher level in the areas of performance, teaching, theory or composition. The diploma is the most advanced performance award, taking musicians up to a professional standard of performance and musical understanding.
“Michael is a committed musician and I commend him for his continued dedication, exceptional achievement and for his splendid contribution to the musical life of the School. Michael has been appointed the Schools Music Captain for 2018, and we look forward to his exploring where his musical talents lead us. ” – Samuel Blanch, Director of Music at Townsville Grammar School.