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.  Applications are due Friday, May 14, 2021

This award comes with a $1000 prize and supports work that takes place from May 2021 - April 2022.  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].

Although the Norlin Libraries' Special Collections and Archives are closed to visitors, please reach out to Music and Recorded Sound Archivist and Assistant Director of the AMRC, Jessie De Le Cruz at for copies of materials contained in the George Lynn Collection.  Please visit the George Lynn Collection finding aid for details about the collection.

detailed spreadsheet outlining the materials found in the collection is available for download.

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

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