Submission Deadline: January 1, 2014
Award: Cash award of $1000, and the winning composition will be performed at the Primrose International Viola Competition and 35th Anniversary Festival from June 12–14, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The winning composer will be given, in addition to the prize, a travel and lodging stipend of $600 to attend the performance in Las Vegas. The composer will retain all publication rights.
For more information, please visit http://americanviolasociety.org/competitions/gardner/.
Join us on September 23, when the studios of Ivo-Jan van der Werff and James Dunham from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University begin a new year of the A VS’s Studio Blog at: http://americanviolasociety.org/studio2/. Through daily posts, these students, teaching assistants, faculty, alumni, and guests will share their thoughts on technique, wellness, chamber music, and all things related to playing the viola. To submit questions for consideration, please write to the A VS Media Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Primrose International Viola Competition is pleased to announce the new dates for the Fourteenth Triennial Competition, now to be held from June 8 to June 14, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. We invite applications from violists of all nationalities born after January 19, 1984, who are prepared for a concert career to apply by February 1, 2014. Visit the Primrose Competition Website for more information.
Are you a violist looking for an advantage in an upcoming audition? Are you a violist who desires to spend an intensive weekend developing your skills?
The Viola Winter Intensive returns for our third season, offering sessions at two locations. Join Kathryn Dey, Hillary Herndon (UTKnoxville), George Taylor (Eastman) and Juliet White-Smith (Ohio State) for a four-day event including workshops on a variety of topics important to artistic growth, master classes, lessons with sought-after faculty, and performance and audition practice opportunities in an inspiring and supportive environment. Each Viola Winter Intensive will also include unique topics to that session. Cost to participate is $285. )Housing and meals are not provided.)