Founded in 1986 by Howard Serwer, Paul Traver, and J. Merrill Knapp, the American Handel Society seeks to foster study of the life, works, and times of George Frideric Handel, and to encourage and support the performance of his music.
LISTEN AND SEE
The AHS sponsors a conference and festival every two years, featuring papers and panel discussions, the Howard Serwer Lecture, and the Paul Traver Memorial Concert.
STUDY AND SUPPORT
The AHS offers the J. Merrill Knapp Research Fellowship, a grant for advanced graduate students and scholars in the early stages of their careers to support work in Handel studies or related fields.