OPUS General Fund
The OPUS General Fund supports the goals
of the campaign where funds are most needed.
• The Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Fellowship
Fund supports the final year of dissertation work.
• The Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship Fund supports graduate study for a member of a group historically under-represented
in the discipline.
• AMS 75 PAYS. The AMS 75 Publication Award for Young Scholars, intended as the
centerpiece of the OPUS campaign, celebrates the seventy-fifth anniversary of the
society by providing for members in the early stages of their careers to be able to
count on subventions for their first books.The James R. Anthony Fund supports the publication of studies, including critical
editions, of French music from Beaujoyeulx to Rameau (ca. 1550 – ca. 1760).
• The Barry & Claire Brook Fund supports research and publication in musical
• The Lenore Coral / RILM Fund supports the work of the US RILM office.
• The John Daverio Fund supports publications in musicology.
• The H. Wiley Hitchcock / MUSA Fund supports publication of American music.
• The Donna Cardamone Jackson Fund supports publications in musicology.
• The Joseph Kerman Fund supports
publications in musicology.
• The Martin Picker Fund supports
publications of Renaissance music.
Research and Travel
• The M. Elizabeth C. Bartlet Fund supports research travel in France.
• The Jan LaRue Fund supports travel
• The Janet Levy Fund supports travel
and research expenses for independent scholars.
• The Harold Powers World Travel Fund supports Ph.D. candidates, post-doctoral
scholars, and junior faculty in all fields of musical scholarship to travel anywhere in
the world to carry out their research.
• The Eugene K. Wolf Fund supports
travel for dissertation research in European libraries and archives.
• The Eileen Southern Travel Fund supports travel and lodging for minority undergraduates and terminal
master’s degree candidates to attend the Annual Meeting.
Awards and Prizes
Note that the named
awards and prizes of the American Musicological Society—Alfred Einstein, Noah Greenberg, Otto Kinkeldey, Lewis Lockwood,
Paul Pisk, H. Colin Slim, Robert Stevenson—are fully funded
and not seeking contributions.