2020 Award Recipients

Awards

  • The Curt Sachs Award

    Honoring lifetime contributions toward the goals of the Society. Winners receive an invitation to address the Society at its annual meeting, and are featured in our online and print content.

  • The Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize

    Awarded annually for the most distinguished book-length publication written in English. Winners receive a $500 award, recognition at our annual meeting, and will be featured in our online and print content.

  • The Frances Densmore Prize

    Awarded annually for the most distinguished article-length publication written in English. Winners receive a $500 award, recognition at our annual meeting, and will be featured in our online and print content.

  • The Frederick R. Selch Award

    The Frederick R. Selch Award, named for an important collector of American musical instruments and second president of AMIS, honors the best student paper presented at an annual meeting of the Society. Winners receive a prize of $250 and are featured in our online and print content.

Grants

  • JAMIS Publication Grant

    AMIS offers annual grants of up to $1000 to help defray the costs of preparing an article appropriate for publication in the Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society.

  • The William E. Gribbon Memorial Award for Student Travel

    Several given each year to enable undergraduate and graduate students to attend the Society's annual meeting. Includes membership and reimbursement of conference-related expenses.

  • Outreach Travel Grants

    Annual grants to support international delegates in attending the Society's annual meetings.

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