Award Recipients

2019-2020 Winners

Doctoral competition

Department of Music Performance
Winner: Shulamit Sarid

Grant application: " Welcome to the Jungle - Questions of Genre in the Music of 2Cellos".
Award: $11000

Department of Music Research
Winner: James Donaldson

Grant application: " Topics and Formal Processes in Post-Tonal Music".
Award: $11000

Master's competition

Department of Music Performance
Winner: Kiarra Saito-Beckman
Grant application: "Forgotten Composers: Reviving the Music of Ethel Smyth and Germaine Tailleferre ".
Award: $5000

Department of Music Research
Winner: Michael Mazin
Grant application: " Governing the Moscow Conservatory, 1889-1905".
Award: $5000


2018-2019 Winners

Doctoral competition

Department of Music Performance
Winner: Hannah Darroch

Grant application: "Cultural convergences: Exploring the emulation of traditional Māori flutes in New Zealand's contemporary classical music".
Award: $11000

Department of Music Research
Winner: Alessandra Ignesti

Grant application: "Ippolito Baccusi and the musical culture of northeastern Italy".

Learn more about Hannah and Alessandra's projects.

Master's competition

Department of Music Performance
Winner
: Anabel Gutierrez
Grant application: "First-time tour of the harp in Cuba".
Award: $5000

Department of Music Research
Winner: Rachel Hottle
Grant application: "Unconventional formal structures and function in the music of Joanna Newsom".

Learn more about Anabel and Rachel's projects.


2017-2018 Winners

Doctoral competition

Department of Music Research
Winner: Kristin Franseen
Grant application:  “Ghosts in the Archive: The Queer Knowledge and Public Musicology of Vernon Lee, Rosa Newmarch, and Edward Prime-Stevenson”.
Award: $10,000

Master's competition

Department of Music Performance
Winner: Jessica Tsang
Grant application: "Personally curated, yet easily disposable".
Award: $5,000

Department of Music Research
Winner: Jeremy Tatar
Grant application: “Tonal Practice in the Early Twentieth Century”.
Award: $5,000

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