Marjorie Weston Emerson Award

The Mozart Society of America invites nominations for the Marjorie Weston Emerson Award, a $500 prize given annually for outstanding scholarly work on Mozart published in English during the two previous calendar years. The Award will be given in alternate years to books and editions, and to essays and articles. The 2021 Award will be for the best book or edition published in 2019 or 2020.

The selection is made by a committee of Mozart scholars appointed by the President of the MSA, with approval from the Board of Directors.

The Emerson Award Committee would be grateful to receive nominations from Mozart Society members of eligible essays and articles. Please send nominations to Edmund Goehring using subject line “MSA Emerson Award 2021”.

The nomination deadline is: July 1, 2021.

The Society reserves the right not to award the prize in a given year.

Winners of the Marjorie Weston Emerson Award

2019 winner - Edmund Goehring, Coming to Terms with Our Musical Past: An Essay on Mozart and Modernist Aesthetics