Awards presented at the Vancouver Annual Meeting

Honorary members elected: Margot Fassler, George E. Lewis, Gary Tomlinson

Corresponding members elected: Gianmario Borio, Leofranc Holford-Strevens, Isabelle Moindrot

Kinkeldey Award (best book by scholar beyond early stages):

To: Martha Feldman
For: The Castrato: Reflections on Natures and Kinds (University of California Press)

Lockwood Award (best book by scholar in early stages):

To: Amy Lynn Wlodarski
For: Musical Witness and Holocaust Representation (Cambridge University Press)

Slim Award (best article by scholar beyond early stages):

To: W. Anthony Sheppard
For: "Puccini and the Music Boxes," Journal of the Royal Musical Association, 140 (2015), 41-92

Einstein Award (best article by scholar in early stages):

To: Julia Doe
For: "Opéra-comique on the Eve Revolution: Dalayrac’s Sargines and the Development of ‘Heroic’ Comedy," JAMS 68 (2015), 317-74.

Palisca Award (best edition or translation):

To: Kurt Markstrom
For: Nicola Porpora: Vespers for the Feast of the Assumption (A-R Editions)

Solie Award (outstanding collection of essays):

To: Susan Boynton and Diane Reilly, eds.

For: Resounding Images: Medieval Intersections of Art, Music, and Sound (Brepols)

Stevenson Award (outstanding scholarship in Iberian music, including music composed, performed, created, collected, belonging to, or descended from the musical cultures of Spain, Portugal, and all Latin American areas in which Spanish and Portuguese are spoken):

To: Alejandro L. Madrid
For: In Search of Julián Carrillo and Sonido 13 (Oxford University Press)

Music in American Culture Award (outstanding scholarship in music of the United States):

To: Elijah Wald
For: Dylan goes Electric! Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the Sixties (Dey Street)

Roland Jackson Award (music analysis):

To: Walter Frisch
For:  “Arlen's Tapeworms: The Tunes That Got Away,” The Musical Quarterly 98/1–2 (2015), 139–170

Greenberg Award (outstanding performance projects):

To: Laurie Stras
For: Musica Secreta recording: motets associated with convent of Corpus Domini, Ferrara 

Paul A. Pisk Prize (outstanding paper at annual meeting by graduate student):

To: Braxton D. Shelley
For: "'Tuning up' in Contemporary Gospel Performance"

AMS Teaching Award

To: Louis Epstein
For: The Musical Geography of 1920s Paris (

Administered by the LGBTQ Study Group:

Philip Brett Award (oustanding work in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender/transsexual studies):

To: William Cheng
For: Just Vibrations: The Purpose of Sounding Good (University of Michigan Press)

To: Christina Sunardi
For: Stunning Males and Powerful Females (University of Illinois Press)

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