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American Viola Society Awards Announcement

Primrose International Viola Competition and Festival

Presiding over the ceremony at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, June 14, 2014, AVS President Nokuthula Ngwenyama, announced the recipients of the following awards:

  • Career Achievement Award (Samuel Rhodes)
    in recognition of distinguished performance as violist of the Juilliard String Quartet (1969-2013).
  • Career Achievement Award (Kazuhide Isomura)
    in recognition of distinguished performance as violist of the Tokyo String Quartet (1969-2013).
  • Founders Award (David M. Bynog)
    in recognition of distinguished contributions to the AVS and the viola, for excellence as editor of the Journal of the American Viola Society, 2008-2014, and for his advocacy and leadership.
  • Maurice W. Riley Award (Lynne Ramsey)
    in recognition of distinguished performance as First Assistant Principal Viola of The Cleveland Orchestra since 1989 and for her distinguished teaching at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the Aspen Music Festival.
  • Honorary Membership (Nobuko Imai)
    in recognition of extraordinary performance and recording as viola soloist and chamber musician, and for her distinguished teaching.
  • Honorary Membership (Tabea Zimmermann)
    in recognition of extraordinary performance and recording as viola soloist and chamber musician, and for her distinguished teaching.
  • Dwight Pounds Service Award (Dr. Dwight Pounds)
    in recognition of many years of dedicated service to the AVS as violist, historian, author, photographer, mentor and advocate.
  • Past President Plaque (Nokuthula Ngwenyama) in recognition of her dedication to and leadership of our organization 2011-2014. Presented by Dr. Kathryn Steely, President-Elect
  • Dr. David Dalton, recipient of the Gold Alto Clef awarded at the 41st International Viola Congress in Krakow, Poland in 2013, was honored and recognized at the AVS ceremony by Dr. Dwight Pounds.

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