Graduate Student Excellence-in-Research Award 2008
John Anthony, a recent doctoral graduate in music, conducted research on Theo Charlier and his etudes for trumpet, providing thematic and structural analyses of the etudes and pedagogical strategies for studying them. Anthony’s historical, analytical, and pedagogical treatment of the subject fills a void in brass pedagogy, according to Edward Sandor, professor of trumpet at UGA’s School of Music, and exemplifies the best in doctoral research of its kind. In addition to his outstanding scholarship and academic credentials, Anthony is a superior performer whose trumpet recitals proved him an artist of exceptional talent and ability. Prior to doctoral study at UGA, Anthony performed with regional orchestras and taught at several colleges in the Northeast.