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AMIS Announces 2022 Award Recipients

Curt Sachs Award - Stewart Carter

AMIS is pleased to announce that Dr. Stewart Carter is the recipient of the Curt Sachs Award for 2022. Stew has been a tireless author, editor, scholar, and leader of scholars in the field of musical instruments research.

The Curt Sachs Award, the Society's highest award, honors lifetime contribution toward the goals of the Society—to promote the understanding of all aspects of the history, design, and use of musical instruments in all cultures and from all periods.

The recipient of the 2022 Award is Stewart Carter.

Dr. Carter is a tireless editor, author, and scholar in the fields of musical instrument research and practice. He is past president of AMIS and a founding member of the Historic Brass Society as well as the long-time editor of that society’s Journal. Among his publications is The Trombone in the Renaissance: A History in Pictures and Documents (Pendragon Press, 2012). He has edited the Performer’s Guide to Seventeenth-Century Music(1997, 2nd ed., 2012), two volumes of Brass Scholarship in Review (Amherst, 1995 and Paris, Cité de la musique, 1999), and the journal Historical Performance. His numerous articles contribute to scholarship on the t