The George Lynn Memorial Award for Research and Performance

GEORGE LYNNThe American Music Research Center and members of the Lynn family invite CU student musicians, both graduates and undergraduates, who are planning to perform or undertake research related to George Lynn’s music, to apply for the annual George Lynn Award. 

This award comes with a $1000 prize and supports work that takes place from May 2020 - April 2021.  After completion of the project the award winner is expected to submit a short report summarizing the work and research accomplished.

Activities eligible to receive this award include:

Public performances or recitals of Lynn’s extensive catalogue of vocal, instrumental chamber, choral, or orchestral music.

Recording projects of all kinds related to the above in the coming year.

Research or prospective publications that use primary sources related to Lynn’s career as a conductor, teacher and composer [such as personal family scrapbooks].

For more information about the George Lynn collection, please visit here.  And, click here to download a detailed spreadsheet outlining the materials found in the collection.

Interested candidates are asked to e-mail the completed application form to

To see a list of recent George Lynn Award winners, please click here.  The AMRC's Research page includes summaries and details of some of the work from previous George Lynn Award winners.

Apply for George Lynn Memorial Award