Texas Lutheran University Viola Day
January 13, 2018
Seguin, TX United States

Please join us for a fun and enriching day for violists of all ages and abilities, sponsored by the Texas Lutheran University Viola Studio. The day will include master classes with Kathryn Steely and Julia Hardie, a viola ensemble reading, faculty recital, and sessions on improvisation and wellness. Contact Dr. Eliza Jeffords if you would like to play in a masterclass and for more information. You may register online at our website.

Johansen International Competition for String Players ages 13-17
March 14, 2018 - March 17, 2018
Washington, DC United States

Triennial International Competition for violinists, violists and cellists ages 13-17 to be held March 14-17, 2018 in Washington, DC. $67,000 in prize money awarded equally to violinists, violists, and cellists. Performance opportunities as well. Apply online at

Round Top Festival Institute
June 03, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Round Top, TX United States

The Round Top Festival Institute offers six weeks (no absence is permitted) of intensive training for young talented musicians (born before December 31, 2000) seeking a transition from conservatories and universities to a future professional career. Symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, chamber music and solo repertoire are included in this concentrated 6-week program.

International Music Festival of the Adriatic
June 10, 2018 - July 07, 2018
Duino,  Italy

Celebrating its sixth season in 2018, IMFA is a four-week summer chamber music festival for strings, piano, voice, and composition. IMFA participants experience four weeks of collaborative music making in the inspirational setting of Duino, Italy, along the coast of the Adriatic Sea. IMFA's renowned faculty members mentor students through numerous performances, master classes, private lessons, workshops, and coaching sessions.

2018 Washington International Competition for Strings
June 22, 2018 - June 24, 2018
Washington, DC, DC United States

The 2018 Washington International Competition for Strings semifinals will take place at George Washington University in the Benjamin T. Rome Music Hall on both Friday, June 22, and Saturday, June 23. Finals will take place on June 24, 2018, at 2:00 pm in the Terrace Theater of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The Washington International Competition (WIC) was established in 1950 to support outstanding young classical musicians in their pursuit of professional careers. The WIC occurs in a three-year rotation for piano, strings and voice.

LSM Academy and Festival
July 01, 2018 - July 29, 2018
Valparaiso, IN United States

Four-week residential summer music academy for high school students, taking place on the campus of Valparaiso University. Three pillars of musical excellence, faith, and community define the student experience. Private lessons, orchestra, small ensembles, and electives make up the curriculum.