AVS Awards

AVS Career Achievement Award
for Distinguished Contributions to Viola Performance and/or Teaching 
Doris Preucil, 2021
Yizhak Schotten, 2021
George Taylor, 2021
Atar Arad, 2018
Heidi Castleman, 2018
Robert Vernon, 2016
Samuel Rhodes, 2014
Kazuhide Isomura, 2014
David Holland, 2012
Michael Tree, 2010
Raphael Hillyer, 2010
William Preucil, 2008
Robert Slaughter, 2006
Roland Vamos, 2004
Milton Katims, 2002
Walter Trampler, 1999 (posth.)
Paul Doktor, 1999 (posth.)
Karen Tuttle, 1997

Prior to 1997, the AVS Outstanding Achievement Plaque was awarded to the following individuals:
Atar Arad, 1995
Harold Klatz, 1995
Donald McInnes, 1995
Pamela Goldsmith, 1991
Franz Zeyringer, 1988

Dwight Pounds Service Award
for Lifetime Distinguished Service Contributions to the American Viola Society
Thomas Tatton, 2021
Dwight Pounds, 2014

Maurice W. Riley Award
for Distinguished Contributions to the Viola in Teaching, Scholarship, Composition, Philanthropy, or Service to the AVS
Karen Ritscher, 2021
Shelly Beard, 2016
Timothy Deighton, 2016
Lynne Ramsey, 2014
James Dunham, 2012
John Graham, 2010
Yizhak Schotten, 2010
Martha Katz, 2010
Robert Vernon, 2010
Matthew Dane, 2008
Claudine Bigelow, 2006
Kathryn Steely, 2006
Jutta Puchhammer-Sédillot, 2006
Heidi Castleman, 2004
Jeffrey Irvine, 2002
Peter Slowik, 2002
Thomas Tatton, 1999
Alan de Veritch, 1999
Dwight Pounds, 1997
Maurice Gardner, 1995
Ann Woodward, 1995
Myron Rosenblum, 1995
David Dalton, 1993

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

Honorary Members of the AVS
Carlos María Solare, 2021
Pinchas Zukerman, 2018
Nobuko Imai, 2014
Tabea Zimmermann, 2014
Roberto Díaz, 2012
Joan Tower, 2008
Donald Maurice, 2007
Nancy Giles, 2006
Franz Beyer, 2004
Uta Lenkewitz-von Zahn, 2002
Allan Lee, 2001
Tully Potter, 2001
Gunter Ojstersek, 2000
Karen Tuttle, 2000
Franz Zeyringer, 2000
Harry Danks, 1997
Maurice Gardner, 1995
A. Baird Knechtel, 1995
Maurice Riley, 1990
Leila Riley, 1990
Rebecca Clarke, 1977

AVS Distinguished Service Awards
The AVS has granted awards for distinguished service, including the AVS Disinguished Service Citation, AVS Scroll of Distinguished Service, and Service Awards on behalf of the AVS, to the following individuals:

Kathryn Steely, 2018
Atar Arad, 1995
Laura Kuennen-Poper, 1995
Alan de Veritch, 1995
St. Paul Sunday Morning, 1995
Peter Slowik, 1993
Lisa Hirschmugl, 1993
William Preucil, 1993
Eric Chapman, 1993
Donna Dalton, 1993
Rosemary Glyde, 1991
Mary Arlin, 1991
Sheila McDonald, 1991
Emanuel Vardi, 1991
Lucille Taylor, 1989
Kristi Wilkerson, 1989
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
Maurice Riley, 1987
Francis Tursi, 1987
Ann Woodward, 1987
USAF Symphony, 1987
David Dalton, 1985
A. Baird Knechtel, 1985
Dwight Pounds, 1985
Yizhak Schotten, 1985
Katherine Collier, 1985
Myron Rosenblum, 1983
Franz Zeyringer, 1983
Milton Katims, 1983
Lillian Fuchs, 1981
Louise Goldberg, 1977
William Primrose, 1975

 

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