2015 – Winner: Christopher Scherer, Violin; Alternate Winner: Kyle Ruggles, Flute
2008 – Rebecca Fromherz, Soprano
2006 – Helena Kopchick, Bassoon and Rose Barrett, Violin
2004 – Elizabeth Shoemaker, Bassoon and JiYun Jeong, Violin
2002 – Laura Wickes, Oboe and Ezra Bartz, Piano
2000 – Amy Hansen, Soprano and Jasmine Hedrick, Flute and Michael Santos, Clarinet
1998 – Alice Blankenship, Violin and Missok Yun, Soprano
1996 – Maria Choban, Piano and Andrew Duckles, viola
1994 – Kristen Elizabeth Haley, Flute
1992 – Pablo Izquierdo, Oboe
1990 – Ralph Wlles, Baritone
1989 – Janet Chvatal, Coloratura Soprano
1987 – Barbara Custer, Soprano
1985 – Paul J. White, Bassoon
1984 – Jeffrey Miller, Flute
1982 – Susan Manoff, Piano
1980 – Nacy Rassier, Saxophone
1978 – Ann Schornick, Pianist-coach
1976 – No winner declared
1975 – Pamela Smith, Soprano
1974 – Gloria Cutsforth, Soprano
1973 – Rosanne Conway, Piano
1972 – Deborah Rubstein, Soprano
1970 – Katherine George, Piano
1968 – Maria Novak, Soprano
1966 – Kathleen Mclntosh, Harpsichord
1964 – Dean Wilder, Tenor
1962 – Edith Kilbuck, Piano