Join the American Viola Society June 8 – 11, 2016, for our 2016 Festival
Oberlin College Conservatory, Oberlin, OH, USA
If you are attending the festival, click here for important information regarding your festival experience!
AVS Festival App
Get the AVS Festival event guide on your mobile device!
- Download the EventBase app on your smart phone or tablet (Eventbase for Apple / Eventbase for Android).
- In the Eventbase app, search for the event “AVS Festival 2016”– the app may not look like it’s searching, and may even show a "no results found" message. Continue to wait; it generally comes up within 20 seconds.
- Select "AVS Festival 2016" and click "Launch Event Guide"
Festival schedule, presenter and program information, maps, and much more are now at your fingertips!
Festival Highlights include:
- Special Guest Artists: Kim Kashkashian, Robert Vernon, Elmar Oliveira, and PIVC Winners Ayane Kozasa and Zhanbo Zheng
- Ohio Showcase: Featuring Oberlin Alumni and some of Ohio’s finest teachers, performers, and students
- Recitals: Featuring familiar favorites and the best new viola music
- Health and Wellness: Relax and unwind through daily sessions
- Workshops: Opportunities to actively participate in performance and educational workshops
- Lectures: Discover new aspects about the viola through informative sessions
- Vendor Exhibits: Outfit your instrument and yourself with the best viola swag
- Master Classes: A chance to learn from established and emerging teachers
- Competitions: More than $5,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs through our new Youth Solo Competitions
- Performance Opportunities: Join in as we premiere a new viola ensemble work commissioned especially for the festival
We look forward to seeing you in Oberlin!