AVS Recordings

The American Viola Society is committed to supporting recordings of viola music.  To make a donation to help support AVS recording projects, please click HERE.

AVS Presents Recording Label

In 2021, The American Viola Society announced the creation of a recording label to serve as a vehicle for AVS members to present and produce professional recordings sponsored by the AVS.

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2023 – Works by Underrepresented Composers

The AVS is proud to release the first recording in our AVS Presents series, with the theme “Works by Underrepresented Composers.”

Current AVS members may enjoy the recording by visiting 2023 Recording Project.

2024 Recording Project

The AVS has selected participants for the 2024 Recording Project, this time for submissions of works for viola, including solo or with one other instrument.  There was no theme for this call, which has an anticipated release date of Spring 2024.

2025 Recording Project

The AVS has announced the 2025 Recording Project, centered around the theme of “Music from the Americas.” Proposals for works of any instrumentation are welcome, as long as viola is featured prominently in the ensemble. This project has an anticipated release date of Spring 2025.

AVS Premieres

SlapinReleased in 2014, the American Viola Society’s first recording features violist Scott Slapin and pianist Yui Asano in premiere recordings of music from the American Viola Project. Members can access this digital-only recording as part of the AVS’s many new member benefits. The album is also available for purchase from iTunes, Amazon, Google Music Store, and other outlets.

Members – hear the AVS Premieres recording here.