2017      David Kim, violin                             Yizhak Schotten, viola                        Amit Peled, cello

2016      Glenn Dicterow, violin                    Steven Tenenbom, viola                     Peter Wiley, cello

2015      Heidi Castleman, viola                   Sarah Chang, violin                            Eric Kim, cello

2014      Karen Dreyfus, viola                       John Sant’Ambrogio, cello                 Donald Weilerstein, violin

2013      Richard Aaron, cello                       Victoria Chiang, viola                         Soovin Kim, violin

2012      Matt Haimovitz, cello                      Rachel Barton Pine, violin                  Roland Vamos, violin/viola

2011      Raymond Harvey, conductor           Paul Katz, cello                                  Joseph Silverstein, violin

2010      Ronald Copes, violin                       Nick Eanet, violin                                Joel Krosnick, cello
Samuel Rhodes, viola                      (all members of the Juilliard String Quartet)

2009      Miriam Fried, violin                           Ronald Leonard, cello                       Richard Young, viola

2008      Bayla Keyes, Violin                          Tom Knific, double bass                    Rhonda Rider, cello

2007      Timothy Eddy, cello                           Daniel Phillips, violin                       Todd Phillips, violin
Steven Tenenbom, viola                    (all members of the Orion String Quartet)

2006      David Cerone, violin                          Linda Cerone, violin                         Steven Doane, cello

2005      Anner Bylsma, cello                          Ani Kavafian, violin                           Ida Kavafian, violin/viola

2004      James O. Buswell IV, violin               Michael Kugel, viola                         Marc Johnson, cello

2003      Ivan Chan, violin                               Chauncy Patterson, viola                  Cathy Meng Robinson, violin
Keith Robinson, cello                        (all members of the Miami String Quartet)

2002      Benedict Goodfriend, violin               Hans Jorgen, cello                             Almita Vamos, violin

2001      Emilio Colon, cello                             Gerald Fischbach, violin                    Marcus Thompson, viola

2000      Benny Kim, violin                                Wendy Warner, cello                        Max Wilcox, record producer

1999      Owen Carman, cello                            Igor Fedotov, viola                            Hal Grossman, violin

1998      Karen Buranskas, cello                        Myron Kartman, violin                       Max Wilcox, record producer

1997      Heidi Castleman, viola                          Anthony Elliott, cello                        Cyrus Forough, violin

1996      Heidi Castleman, viola                           Ross Harbaugh, cello                      David Updegraff, violin

1995      Joshua Bell, violin                                   Lucia Lin, violin                                Anthony Ross, cello

1994      Robert Culver, viola                                Bernard Greenhouse, cello              Yoshimi Takeda, conductor

1993      Bernard Greenhouse, cello                     Stephen Shipps, violin                     Marcus Thompson, viola

1992      Nathaniel Rosen, cello                             Sergiu Schwartz, violin                   Karen Tuttle, viola

1991      Csaba Erdelyi, viola                                 Winifred Mayes, cello                      Edward Shmider, violin

1990      Catherine Comet, conductor                    Csaba Erdelyi, viola                        Yehudi Menuhin, violin

1989      Paul Doktor, viola                               Alan Harris, cello                                   Marilyn McDonald, violin

1988      Alan Harris, cello                             William Preucil, viola                     Edward Shmider, violin

1987      Yizhak Schotten, viola                  Neil Stulberg, conductor                David Vanderkooi, cello

1986      Norman Paulu, violin                       William Preucil, viola                      David Vanderkooi, cello

1985      Josef Gingold, violin                         Richard Kapuscinski, cello           Max Wilcox, record producer

1984      David Cerone, violin                        David Holland, viola                         Richard Kapuscinski, cello

1983      Raya Garbousova, cello                  David Holland, viola                         Leonard Sorkin, violin

1982      Richard Blum, viola                          David Cerone, violin                         Michael Press Haber, cello

1981      Richard Blum, viola                           Michael P. Haber, cello                    Jacob Krachmalnick, violin

1980      Alan Harris, cello                               Jacob Krachmalnick, violin              Abraham Skernick, viola

1979      James O. Buswell IV, violin               Alan Harris, cello                              Abraham Skernick, viola

1978      Urico Rossi, violin                             Andor Toth, Jr., cello                         Francis Tursi, violin

1977      James O. Buswell IV, violin              Fritz Magg, cello                                Yosef Yankelev, violin

1976      Orlando Cole, cello                           Nathan Gordon, viola                        Paul Rolland, violin