2023 AMIS Award Winners
The Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize
Murray Campbell, Joël Gilbert, and Arnold Myers; Robert Adelson
The Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize is awarded annually for the best book-length publication in English that furthers the goals of the Society. The prize committee has made two awards for 2023, for two equally distinguished, but very different, contributions to organology: Murray Campbell, Joël Gilbert, and Arnold Myers for The Science of Brass Instruments (Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, 2021); and Robert Adelson for Erard: A Passion for the Piano (New York: Oxford University Press, 2021).
The Frederick R. Selch Award
Dominik Ukolov, Francis Lapointe
This year's winners of the Selch Prize are Dominik Ukolov and Francis Lapointe. The research projects of the two scholars represent very different and very valuable approaches to organology: one a historical deep dive through the archives and one an experimental approach to digitization both of which further the goals of AMIS