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 2020 Award will be for the best essay or article published in 2018 or 2019.

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 of eligible essays and articles. Please send nominations to Austin Glatthorn (austin.j.glatthorn -at- using subject line “MSA Emerson Award 2020.”

The nomination deadline is 1 July 2020. 

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

A list of previous winners of the Marjorie Weston Emerson Award can be found at this link:

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