American Viola Society Festival 2016

June 8-11, 2016
Oberlin College Conservatory
Oberlin, OH


American Viola Society Festival 2016

Youth Viola Ensemble Invitational Showcase

The American Viola Society will invite nine highly qualified youth viola ensembles, three from Junior, Senior, and Collegiate age divisions, to perform in a viola ensemble showcase and mass viola ensemble performance at the American Viola Society Festival June 8-11, 2016 in Oberlin Ohio.  In order to apply to have your group invited to be featured in the national showcase, please review the Ensemble Invitational repertoire requirements and guidelines.

Announcing 2016 AVS Festival Youth Solo Competitions

June 8, 2016
Oberlin College Conservatory

The American Viola Society invites young violists under the age of 26 as of June 1, 2016 to participate in the 2016 American Viola Society Festival Youth Solo Competitions.  Preliminary requirements, deadlines, and repertoire are posted on the AVS Festival Youth Competitions page.  Please visit this site often as additional information becomes available in October 2015.


Festival Proposals

The deadline for festival proposals is now passed, and all applicants will be notified by August 1, 2015, regarding the status of their proposal.


Please continue to visit this page often as updates on programming, proposal process for presenters, information on youth competitions, and registration links for our biennial festival become available! 

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