Outside assistance in completing this translation is acceptable. First prize winners of IHS awards and performance contests are not eligible to participate in the same award or contest again.
All awards must be used in the year they are awarded.
The purpose of the fund is to raise money consistently over the years, to assist the Society in periodically funding major works for Horn from world renown composers. “Scoring for the Wagner Tuben by Richard Wagner, Anton Bruckner, and Richard Strauss.” D.
Starting the fund now will enable the Society to have access to funds as they go forward with any major commission contracts.
The original impetus came out of the Cold War between the East (mainly Russia and Eastern Europe) and the West (the US, because it is the headquarters of the IHS) when currency transfer was frowned upon or impossible. "An Annotated Bibliography of the Works for Horn, Voice and Piano from 1830-1850 with an Analysis of Selected Works from 1830-1986." D.
As the IHS expanded internationally in the 1970s, the Advisory Council, through the efforts of Frøydis Ree Wekre of Norway, recognized the difficulties people in some countries had in becoming members because of political or currency restrictions.
In 1983, the Advisory Council expanded the WE project to include other countries where people might need assistance (Latin America, for example).
Memberships were paid out of the general IHS budget.
In 1986, 12 memberships from Beijing were approved.
In 1989, the IHS advertised for donations to support the project in and with a check box on membership renewal forms.