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Past Award Winners

Artist Teacher Award
Lawrence Hurst  2005

Donald McInnes  2004
Paul Katz  2003
Heidi Castleman  2002
Robert Mann  2000
Fritz Magg (Posthumous)  1998
Franco Gulli  1997
Gary Karr  1996
George Neikrug  1995
Karen Tuttle  1994
Nathan Gordon  1993
Warren Benfield  1992
Alice Chalifoux  1991
Jascha Brodsky  1990
Orlando Cole  1990
Harvey Shapiro  1989
Janos Starker  1988
Zara Nelsova  1987
Jascha Heifetz (Emeritus)  1986
William Lincer  1986
Efrem Zimbalist (Emeritus)  1985
Leonard Sorkin  1985
Eudice Shapiro  1984
Aldo Parisot  1983
Bernard Greenhouse  1982
Roman Totenberg  1981
Oscar Shumsky  1980
Lillian Fuchs  1979
Raya Garbousova  1978
Paul Doktor  1977
Rafael Bronstein  1976
Dorothy DeLay  1975
Yehudi Menuhin  1974
David Walter  1973
Gabor Rejto  1972
Joseph Fuchs  1971
William Primrose  1970
Gregor Piatigorsky  1969
Joseph Gingold  1968
Samuel Applebaum  1967
Ivan Galamian  1966
Pablo Casals  1965
Hans Letz  1964
Isaac Stern  1963
Hans Hess  1962
Samuel Gardner  1961
Louis Persinger  1960
Joesph Szigeti  1959

Distinguished Service Award
Richard D. Colburn (Posthumous)  2005

Roland and Almita Vamos  1997
Eleonore Schoenfeld  1996
Felix Galimir  1995
Louise Behrend  1994
Abram Loft  1993
Grant Beglarian  1992
Robert Mann  1991
Alexander Schneider  1990
Henri Temianka  1989
Milton Katims  1988
Robert Klotman  1987
Herbert Axelrod  1986
Margaret Farish  1985
Phyllis Young  1984
Louis Krasner  1983
Clifford Cook  1982
John Celentano  1981
T.J. Frederick Muller  1980
John Kendall  1979
Ralph Matesky  1978
Margaret Rowell  1977
Elizabeth A.H. Green  1976
Marvin Rabin  1975
George Bornoff  1974
Paul Rolland  1973
American Symphony Orchestra League  1972
Fine Arts Quartet  1971
Merle Isaac  1970
Heinrich Roth  1969
National Federation of Music Clubs  1968
Congress of Strings, American Federation of Musicians  1967
Bell Telephone Company  1966
American Airlines  1965
Joseph Maddy  1964
Jack Benny  1963

Merle J. Isaac Lifetime Achievement Award
Pamela Tellejohn Hayes  1997
Jacquelyn Dillon-Krass  1996
Dorothy A. Straub  1995
Jerry N. Kupchynsky  1994
Merle J. Isaac  1993

Marvin J. Rabin Community Service Award
Bonnie Greene  2004
Roberta Guaspari  2003

Paul Rolland Lifetime Achievement Award
Elsa Hilger Ezerman  2005

John Kendall  2003
Phyllis Young  2002
Marvin Rabin  2001
Jacquelyn Dillon-Kraus  2000

Elizabeth A.H. Green School Educator Award
Coral White  2005

Leyla Sanyer  2004
Jan Davis  2003
Michael Alexander  2002
Joanne Donnellan  2001
Ida Steadman  2000
Pamela Tellejohn Hayes  1998
E. Daniel Long  1997
Wayne Roederer  1996
Ian Edlund  1995
Linda Lydiard  1994
William Dick  1994
Bruce Fowler  1993
Edward Ashton  1992
Dale Kempter  1991
Marilyn Kesler  1990

Isaac Stern International Award
Janos Starker  2005

Mstislav Rostropovich  2002
Kato Havas  1992
Henryk Szeryng (Posthumous)  1989
Nathan Milstein  1987
Ilona Feher  1986
Edward Melkus  1985
Nannie Jamieson  1984
Max Rostal  1984
Shinichi Suzuki  1964

Traugott Rohner Leadership in the Music Industry Award
Norman Pickering, J. D’Addario  2003
Jim Strouse, Stanton’s Sheet Music  2001

Traugott Rohner Service to NSOA Award
Edna L. Hansen  1997
Nancy Watlin  1996
James H. Godfrey  1995

Robert Jesselson String Project Award

Margaret Schmidt, Arizona State University  2005

Outstanding Student Chapter Award
Michigan State University  2005

Eastern Michigan University  2003

Citations for Leadership and Merit
2005

Geri Arnold

Karen Becker

Renata Bratt

Andrew Dabczynski

Gerald Doan

Robert Greenwood

Julie Lyonn Lieberman

Steve Muise

Bob Phillips

Daryl Silberman

Mary Wagner

2004
Lynne Aspnes
Renata Bratt
Andy Dabczynski
Gerald Klickstein
Julie Lyonn Lieberman
Kirk Moss

Martin Norgaard
Deborah Perkins
Bob Phillips
Mary Alice Rich- Wittrig
Louise Rossi
Jeffrey Solow
Edmung Sprunger
Carol Tarr
Lelie Webster
Leslie Wimsatt
Mimi Zweig

2003
Renata Bratt
Stanley Chepaitis
Andrew Dabczynski
Robert Gardner
Matt Glaser
Mary Lou Jones
Carol Liddle
Julie Lyonn Lieberman

Kirk Moss
Anne Sheldon
Mary Wagner
Shi-Hwa Wang
Leslie Webster

2002
Michael Alexander
Louis Bergonzi
Jeff Bradetich
Tanya Carey
Pamela Tellejohn Hayes
Judy Palac
Laura Reed
Carol Smith
Jeffrey Solow

2001
Michael Alexander
Michael Allen

2000
Edward Adelson
Robert Cowden
Doris Gadza
Lawrence Hurst
Mary Lou Jones
Dotty Kuhn
Laura Reed
Lya Stern
Mary Wagner

1998
Susan Kempter
William Magers

1997
Evelyn Elsing
Margaret Motter
Mary Wagner

1996
Judy Evans
Robert Klotman
Anne Witt

1995
Dorothy A. Straub

1994
Edward Adelson
Jody Atwood
Robert Culver
Doris Gazda
Lawrence Hurst
Robert Klotman

1993
Ross Capshaw
Gordon Epperson

1992
Louise Behrend
Gerald Doan
Joe Kirschner
Jerry Cadek
Lucktenberg
Kevin Miller
Irene Sharp

1991
Robert Hladky
Scott Schwab

1990
Ronda Cole
J. Kimball Harriman
Daniel Heifetz
Linda Lydiard
Anne Mischakoff
Margaret Pardee
Aaron Shearer
George Vance

1989
Fredell Lack
Harry Lantz
A. Clyde Roller
Shirley Trepel

1988
Gerald Fischbach
Richard Kapuscinski
David Walter
Anne Witt

1987
Carleen Hutchins
Milton Preves

1986
Margery Aber
Joachim Chassman
Abraham Chavez
Lucas Drew
Phyllis Dunn
Murray Grodner
Richard Maag

1985
James Ceasar
Cleveland Foundation
Coleman Chamber Society
Louis Kievman
Gene Morlan

1984
LeRoy Bauer
Warren Benfield
Marla Mutschler
Louis Potter
Marvin Rabin
William Starr
Francis Tursi
Oscar Zimmerman

1983
Nancy Cluck
Edward Krolick
Siegfried Palm

1982
Patrick Burrougs
Tanya Carey
Nannie Jamieson
John Kendall
Zenzo Matsumoto
Eduard Melkus
Elizabeth Morgan
Max Rostal
Phyllis Young

1981
Margaret Farish
Art Hill
Richard Maag
Raymond Stuhl
Larry Zgonc

1980
Neva Greenwood
Markwood Holmes
A. Kunrad Kvam

1979
Robert C. Marince
Mehli Mehta
Frederick Neumann

1978
Phillip Gordon
C. Paul Herfurth

1977
John Celentano
Mary Sexton
John Zurfluh, Sr.

1974
Vera Barstow
Joan Boney
G. Jean Smith
Priscilla Smith
Phyllis Young

1965
Marjorie Keller
Joseph Knitzer
Lucie Landen
Ralph Matesky
Gabor Rejto


 

 

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