Individuals selected for the Punto Award shall have made a major contribution at the regional or national level to the art of horn playing. This contribution can be in any of a variety of areas, such as performance, teaching, research, or service to the IHS. The international workshop host or any Advisory Council member can nominate individuals for this honor, and selection will be by majority vote of the Advisory Council. Punto Award recipients receive a congratulatory letter and a certificate.

The award is named for Giovanni Punto (1746-1803).

IHS Punto Award Recipients (created 1985)