Other IHS Competitions

The Jon Hawkins Memorial Award


Jon Hawkins was a Life Member of the IHS, just starting his career as a professional musician when he met his death in a traffic accident. His parents, Neil and Runa Hawkins, established this award as a memorial to their son. A biography of Jon Hawkins appears on page 108 in the October 1992 issue of The Horn Call.

The purpose of this award is to encourage the attendance of deserving, highly motivated horn students at the annual IHS symposiums, where they can be intensely exposed to state-of-the-art levels of performance, pedagogy, equipment, and resources. Application deadline March 1, 2019.

Jon Hawkins Memorial winner will get the opportunity to perform at the IHS51 friday morning main concert in Miry Hall

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Paul Mansur Award


This award, named for the longtime Editor of The Horn Call, Emeritus Dean, and IHS Honorary Member, Paul Mansur , provides opportunities for full-time students attending the IHS international symposium to receive a lesson from a world renowned artist or teacher. Application deadline March 1, 2019.

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Barry Tuckwell Award


The Barry Tuckwell Award was established in 1997 to honor the IHS Founding President and is designed to encourage and support worthy horn students as they pursue education and performance opportunities by attending and participating in masterclasses and workshops throughout the world. Application deadline was December 1, 2018.