Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA – The Society for American Music announced the following awards given at the
Eugene meeting in February:
SAM LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Dena Epstein
Given "In recognition of living well the scholar’s life, of sharing
joyously of [her] understanding, and
of shaping fields of knowledge through exemplary research, compelling prosody,
and abiding character"SAM DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CITATION: Anne Dhu McLucas
Given "In recognition of [her] manifest, long-standing, and deep commitment
to bettering our community of the lovers of American music"
HONORARY MEMBER: Pauline Oliveros
In recognition of her "exemplary commitment to listening deeply and well
of the life and music that surrounds us"
LOWENS ARTICLE AWARD (2003): Stanley V. Kleppinger
"On the Influence of Jazz Rhythm in the Music of Aaron Copland,"
American Music 21/1 (Spring 2003): 74-111
LOWENS BOOK AWARD (2003): Gage Averill
Four Parts, No Waiting: A Social History of American Barbershop Harmony
(Oxford University Press)
WILEY HOUSEWRIGHT DISSERTATION AWARD (2003): Mark J. Butler
"Unlocking the Groove: Rhythm, Meter, and Musical Design in Electronic Dance
Music." Indiana University
MARK TUCKER AWARD FOR BEST STUDENT PAPER: Bethany Kissell (Indiana
For "Bernstein’s Personal Statement: Jewish and American Identity in the