Violists from the Los Angeles Philharmonic will perform John Hayhurst's arrangement of Bach's Chaconne for viola ensemble and organ at the Disney Concert Hall on December 5, 2017.
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.http://www.tlu.edu/events/viola-day/
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 https://app.getacceptd.com/jic.http://fmmc.org/johansen-international-competition/
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.http://festivalhill.org/summerinstitute
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.https://www.luther.edu/imfa/
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.http://www.fmmc.org/competitions/washington-international-competitions/2018-wic-for-strings/
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.http://www.lsmacademy.org