2024 AVS Festival

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2024 American Viola Society Festival & Primrose International Viola Competition

June 19-22, 2024
Colburn School, Los Angeles, CA

The American Viola Society, along with our partners at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, announce the 2024 AVS Festival and Primrose International Viola Competition.

The 4-day AVS Festival will be held concurrently with the PIVC on the Colburn School campus, with events scheduled around the competition semi-final and final rounds. The AVS Festival event will also feature recital performances, presentations, masterclasses, youth competitions, exhibits, and much more. We hope you’ll join us for this exciting event in sunny downtown Los Angeles!

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Festival Sponsor/Exhibitor/Vendor Opportunties – The AVS seeks sponsors, exhibitors, and vendor partners for the 2024 AVS Festival and Primrose International Viola Competition, taking place this June 19-22 at the beautiful Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles, CA!  If you have a viola- or string-related business to promote, don’t miss the viola event of the year!  Options for vendors include in-person or virtual exhibit booths, event and competition sponsorships, program book ads, website advertising, and much, much more. Please reach out and let us build a package for you! For more information, please contact Christina Ebersohl, 2024 Assistant Festival Coordinator – advertising@americanviolasociety.org.

2024 Festival Exhibitor Prospectus
2024 Complete Exhibitor Kit


Primrose Competition – The 2024 Primrose Competition submission deadline was January 15, 2024 and the pre-screening process is currently underway. Live-round competitors will be announced in March 2024.

Festival Competitions – The Preliminary Round submission deadline has passed and live-round finalists have been notified. If you have questions, please contact: Hsiaopei Lee, 2024 Festival Competitions Coordinator – 2024competitions@americanviolasociety.org

Call for ProposalsThe 2024 American Viola Society Festival Call for Proposals has closed and applicants have been notified of the status of their proposals.If you have questions, please contact: Anthony Devroye, 2024 Festival Proposals Coordinator – 2024proposals@americanviolasociety.org


2026 American Viola Society Festival Site Search

The 2026 AVS Festival Site Search has closed. The 2024 festival site will be announced in person at the 2024 AVS Festival in June.