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. Click here to find out more about the Monk Award or to make a nomination.

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
  • 2013 - [not awarded]
  • 2014 - Arnold Myers