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mansurThis 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.

Award: Private lesson with a Featured Artist or Advisory Council Member at the IHS international symposium and a one-year IHS membership.

Age Requirements: One award for full-time students 18 years or younger on 1/2/2024. One award for full-time student 19-26 years on 1/2/2024.

Application Requirements: Applications must be submitted to the IHS Executive Director. A complete application must include:

  1. A completed Mansur Award Application Form (must be logged in to access), including an essay from the applicant on the subject of how attending and receiving a lesson during the symposium will enhance the student’s education.
  2. Proof of full-time public or private school, conservatory, or university enrollment must be provided at the time of application; students must be enrolled in the academic term immediately preceding the symposium.

Judging: Essays will be evaluated for both content and grammar, so time and care in preparation is encouraged.

Deadlines: Application deadline will be announced soon as we are restructuring the award program.