New Member Welcome Page

Welcome to the American Viola Society!

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As a member, your benefits include:

  • Two print issues of the Journal of the American Viola Society
  • Annual issue of JAVS Online
  • Members-only content including scores, audio, and video recordings
  • Full access to the growing AVS library of pedagogical materials
  • Free web advertising in the online Marketplace
  • Complimentary listing in the AVS National Teacher Directory
  • Ability to submit viola news and events for online posting
  • Access to American Viola Society competitions, including: Primrose International Viola Competition, Dalton Viola Research Competition, Gardner Composition Competition, Orchestral Excerpts, Viola Ensemble and Youth Competitions
  • Being able to attend our biennial Viola Festivals.  This international festival is a relatively new venture for the AVS
  • The opportunity to apply for a loaned instrument through the Viola Bank
  • An opportunity to make your voice heard, and influence the direction of the society
  • and… an opportunity to increase your network of friends in the viola family!