Christopher Monk Award

The Christopher Monk Award was established by the HBS to recognize scholars, performers, instrument makers or teachers who have made significant and life-long contributions to study and/or performance in the field of brass history. Nominations for the award are due by February 1 of each year, are accepted only from active members of the HBS, and must include detailed written support for the nominee. Please send nominations and written support to: HBS 148 W. 23rd Street #5F, New York, NY 10011.

Christopher Monk Award Recipients:

  • 1995 - Edward H. Tarr
  • 1996 - Herbert Heyde
  • 1997 - Keith Polk
  • 1998 - Mary Rasmussen
  • 1999 - Hermann Baumann
  • 2000 - Bruce Dickey
  • 2001 - Stewart Carter
  • 2002 - Trevor Herbert
  • 2003 - Renato Meucci
  • 2004 - Crispian Steele-Perkins
  • 2005 - Gunther Schuller
  • 2006 - Robert Barclay
  • 2007 - Robert King (awarded postumously)
  • 2008 - Clifford Bevan
  • 2009 - Jean-François Madeuf
  • 2010 - Dan Morgenstern
  • 2011 - Rainer Egger
  • 2012 - Kenneth Kreitner