AVS Awards

AVS Career Achievement Award
for Distinguished Contributions to Viola Performance and/or Teaching  
Karen Tuttle, 1997
Walter Trampler, 1999 (posth.)
Paul Doktor, 1999 (posth.)
Milton Katims, 2002
Roland Vamos, 2004
Robert Slaughter, 2006
William Preucil, 2008
Michael Tree, 2010
Raphael Hillyer, 2010
David Holland, 2012
Samuel Rhodes, 2014
Kazuhide Isomura, 2014
Robert Vernon, 2016

Dwight Pounds Service Award
for Lifetime Distinguished Service Contributions to the American Viola Society

(newly created AVS award category, inaugurated June 2014)
Dwight Pounds, 2014

Founders Award
for Performance, Scholarship, Composition, Instrument Building, Philanthropy, or Service to the AVS
Roger Myers, 1997
Ann Frederking, 1999
Jutta Puchhammer-Sédillot, 1999
Henry Janzen, 1999
Lisa Hirschmugl, 1999
Helen Callus, 2002
Catherine Forbes, 2002
Ellen Rose, 2002
Kim Kashkashian, 2004
Korey Konkol, 2004
Steven Kruse, 2006
Louise Zeitlin, 2006
Nancy Buck, 2008
Nokuthula Ngwenyama, 2008
Michael Palumbo, 2008
Catherine Carroll, 2010
Masao Kawasaki, 2010
Michael Kimber, 2010
Dwight Pounds, 2010
Kathryn Steely, 2010
David Liptak, 2012
Marcus Thompson, 2012
Carol Rodland, 2012
George Taylor, 2012
Phillip Ying, 2012
David Bynog, 2014
Peter Paul Prier, 2016

Honorary Members of the AVS
Rebecca Clarke, 1977
Maurice Riley, 1990
Leila Riley, 1990
Maurice Gardner, 1995
A. Baird Knechtel, 1995
Harry Danks, 1997
Gunter Ojstersek, 2000
Karen Tuttle, 2000
Franz Zeyringer, 2000
Allan Lee, 2001
Tully Potter, 2001
Uta Lenkewitz-von Zahn, 2002
Franz Beyer, 2004
Nancy Giles, 2006
Donald Maurice, 2007
Joan Tower, 2008
Roberto Díaz, 2012
Nobuko Imai, 2014
Tabea Zimmermann, 2014

Maurice W. Riley Award
for Distinguished Contributions to the Viola in Teaching, Scholarship, Composition, Philanthropy, or Service to the AVS
David Dalton, 1993
Maurice Gardner, 1995
Ann Woodward, 1995
Myron Rosenblum, 1995
Dwight Pounds, 1997
Thomas Tatton, 1999
Alan de Veritch, 1999
Jeffrey Irvine, 2002
Peter Slowik, 2002                                                                 
Heidi Castleman, 2004  
Claudine Bigelow, 2006
Kathryn Steely, 2006
Jutta Puchhammer-Sédillot, 2006
Matthew Dane, 2008
John Graham, 2010
Yizhak Schotten, 2010
Martha Katz, 2010
Robert Vernon, 2010
James Dunham, 2012
Lynne Ramsey, 2014
Shelly Beard, 2016
Timothy Deighton, 2016

Congress Dedication
Congress XI, Houston, 1983, to William Primrose
Congress XVII, Redlands, 1989, to Paul Doktor
Congress XIX, Ithaca, 1991, to Louis Kievman
Congress XXI, Evanston, 1993, to the Maurice W. Riley Family
Congress XXIII, Bloomington, 1995, to Myron Rosenblum
Congress XXIV, Markneukirchen, Germany, 1996, to Franz Zeyringer
Congress XXV, Austin, 1997,to Joseph de Pasquale
Congress XXVI, Glasgow, Scotland, 1998, to William Primrose
Congress XXXVI, Tucson, 2008, to William Magers

AVS Scroll of Distinguished Service (1975–1981)
William Primrose, 1975
Lillian Fuchs, 1981

AVS Distinguished Service Citations  (1983–1995)
Myron Rosenblum, 1983
Franz Zeyringer, 1983
David Dalton, 1985
A. Baird Knechtel, 1985
Dwight Pounds, 1985
Maurice Riley, 1987
Francis Tursi, 1987
Ann Woodward, 1987
USAF Symphony, 1987
Charles Avsharian, 1989
Eric Chapman, 1989
Louis Kievman, 1989
Harold Klatz, 1989
Donald McInnes, 1989
Robert Oppelt, 1989
Joseph de Pasquale, 1989
Leila Riley, 1989
Thomas Tatton, 1989
Walter Trampler, 1989
Emanuel Vardi, 1989
Rosemary Glyde, 1991
St. Paul Sunday Morning, 1995

AVS Outstanding Achievement Plaque  (1988–1995)
Franz Zeyringer, 1988
Pamela Goldsmith, 1991
Atar Arad, 1995
Harold Klatz, 1995
Donald McInnes, 1995

Service Awards Presented in AVS Behalf   (1977–1995)
Louise Goldberg, 1977
Milton Katims, 1983
Yizhak Schotten, 1985
Katherine Collier, 1985
Lucille Taylor, 1989
Kristi Wilkerson, 1989
Mary Arlin, 1991
Sheila McDonald, 1991
Emanuel Vardi, 1991
Peter Slowik, 1993
Lisa Hirschmugl, 1993
William Preucil, 1993
Eric Chapman, 1993
Donna Dalton, 1993
Laura Kuennen-Poper, 1995
Atar Arad, 1995
Alan de Veritch, 1995

 

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