American Viola Society Festival 2018

Join us in 2018!

American Viola Society Festival June 13-16, 2018
Primrose International Viola Competition® June 10-16, 2018
The Colburn School, Los Angeles, CA

Special Guest Artists: Atar Arad, David Dalton, Roland Glassl, Kazuhide Isomura, Garth Knox, Nokuthula Ngwenyama, Xidi Shen and Lars Anders Tomter

Primrose International Viola Competition: Hear 24 PIVC quarter-finalists in live rounds competing for over $30,000

2018 AVS Festival Schedule:  Over 80 festival presenters in lectures, recital performances, workshops and master classes

New AVS Orchestral Audition Seminar: hear the live final rounds from behind the screen followed by juror panel discussion.  First Prize: $1,500 sponsored by Terra Nova Violins , Second Prize: $1,000, Third Prize: BAM case

AVS Youth Solo Competitions and Youth Ensemble Invitational

Performance opportunities: join in a premiere of a new viola ensemble work by Garth Knox, commissioned especially for the festival

Vendor exhibits: instruments, accessories, music, and the best viola swag

Online registration is open! 

We look forward to seeing you in Los Angeles!