Beekman Cannon Friends Prize

The Department of Music awards The Beekman Cannon Friends of Music Prize to stimulate and recognize scholarship and creative imagination in the field of music. It is awarded to that senior in any undergraduate department at Yale who has done distinguished work in an intensive major and who submits the best senior essay on a musical subject, or a musical composition exhibiting unusual originality and promise. Recent winners include:
 

2017

Emma Hathaway, music history

2016

Dominic Coles, composition

2015

Benji Goldsmith, composition, and Nate Barnett, composition

2014

Baldwin Giang, composition, and Maxwell Ramage, composition

2013

Nicholas William Bleisch and Julian de Freitas

2012

Emily Christine Cooley, composition, and Oliver David Hill, music theory

2011

Ellis Ludwig-Leone, composition

2010

Lucy Fitz Gibbon, music history

2009

Paul Sherril, music theory

2008

David DeAngelis, music history

2007

Andrew McManus, composition

2006

Eric Nathan, composition

2005

Alexander Temple, composition

2004

Jonathan Boschetto, music history

2003

Mark Seto, music history

2002

Evan Johnson, composition

2001

Matthew Croasmun, composition

2000

Paul Berry, music history

1999

Jason Freeman, composition