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IGEB Research 2018

IGEB announces for 2018 the IGEB Research Award (formaly Thelenprize) for dissertations in the field of wind music research.

The Prize-Participation-Winner
Participation is open to all dissertations completed since 2013 in the field of wind music research, in every language, from every country, worldwide.

The Prize includes a certificate and an invitation to present a paper at the IGEB conference 2018 in Wadgassen, Germany / Europe

In addition, the dissertation will be published in one of the publication series of IGEB; either in IGEB-Reprints und Manuskripte or in Alta Musica.

Those interested should send the following materials by January 2, 2018
digital file – pdf-file
curriculum vita

Please send to:
Internationale Gesellschaft zur Erforschung und Förderung der Blasmusik (IGEB)
z. H. Doris Schweinzer
Leonhardstraße 82, A-8010 Graz, Austria / Europe

Further informations see:

The IGEB Research Award in the field of Wind Music commemorates the cofounder of the IGEB, Fritz Thelen
  (1906-1993), and its former honorary lifetime president, Wolfgang Suppan (1933-2015).


List of Winners (Thelenprize)

2016 Björn JAKOBS, Zur Geschichte und Entwicklung der Amateur- und der Militärblasmusik im Musikkreis Saarlouis, PhD, Université du Luxembourg en Lettres 2015

2016 Annerkennungspreis: Therese D. KERBEY, A History of the 14th Army Band (WAC): 1949 – 1976, DMA, Arizona State University 2015

Gloria RODRIGUEZ, El Clarinetista, Profesor y Compositor Miguel Yuste Moreno (1870-1947) Estudio Biográfico y Analítico, PhD, Universidad de Oviedo 2009

2014 Fritz-Thelen-Anerkennungspreis: Patrick PÉRONNET, Les Enfants d’Apollon. Les ensembles d’instruments à vent en France de 1700 à 1914 Pratiques sociales, insertions politiques et création musicale, Paris-Sorbonne, 2012

2014 Fritz-Thelen-Anerkennungspreis: Tara SCHWAB, A Flutist's Handbook for the Development of a Rhetorical Approach to W. A. Mozart's Flute Concerto in G Major, K. 313, DMA, University of Oregon, 2012

2012: GASCHE David: La musique de circonstance pour Harmoniemusik à Vienne (1760-1820), Universitäten Wien (A) und Tours (F), 2009

2012: Fritz-Thelen-recognition award: HECKL Peter: W. A. Mozarts Instrumentalkompositionen in Bearbeitungen für Harmoniemusik vor 1840, Oberschützen (A), 2011

2010: HENNESSEY Patrick D., Henry Berger: From Prussian Army Musician to “Father of Hawaiian Music,” The Life And Legacy Of Hawai’i‘s Bandmaster,  = Alta Musica Vol. 30

2008: Günther KLEIDOSTY, Symphonische Blasmusik in Österreich. Geschichte, Strukturen, Tendenzen, Doktor der Philosophie - Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien 2007

2006: Myron  Moss, Concert Band Music by African-American Composers 1927-1998, University of Michigan 2000 (Doctor of Philosophy), = Alta Musica Vol. 27

2006: Fritz-Thelen-recognition award: Manfred  Heidler, Musik in der Bundeswehr. Musikalische Bewährung zwischen Aufgabe und künstlerischem Anspruch, Robert-Schumann-Hochschule Düsseldorf 2005 (Doktor der Philosophie), = Musik-Kultur. Eine Schriftenreihe der Robert-Schumann-Hochschule Düsseldorf, Bd.12, Essen 2005

2000: Richard Scott  Cohen, The Musical Society Community Bands of Valencia, Spain. A Global Study of Their Administration, Instrumentation, Repertoire and Performance Activities, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1997 (Doctor of Music), Alta Musica Vol.23,  Tutzing 2002

1994: Joseph  Manfredo, Influences on the Development of the Instrumentation of the American Collegiate Wind-Band and Attempts for Standardization of the Instrumentation From 1905-1941, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1993 (Doctor of Education), Alta Musica Vol.17,  Tutzing 1995