2021 AVS Festival

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AVS 50th Anniversary Festival
June 2-5, 2021

Virtual Platform, Same Great Content: Over 80 confirmed presenters featured in recitals, lectures, masterclasses, workshops, and much more

Reduced Registration Rates: Enjoy 80+ hours of programming for less than half the cost of our normal in-person festival

Flexible Schedule: Watch what you want, when you want – content available on demand and for 30 days post-event

Connect: Meet up with friends old and new via live video chat, instant messaging, and networking sessions

And More: Virtual exhibits, festival gamification (with prizes), youth competitions, viola ensembles, Q&A sessions….

FEATURING:

Evening Performers: Jordan Bak, Matthew Lipman, Dimitri Murrath, members of the Nashville Symphony viola section, Yizhak Schotten, George Taylor, Marina Thibeault

Featured Presenters: Heidi Castleman, Victoria Chiang, Jerzy Kosmala, Doris Preucil, Karen Ritscher, David Rose, Ellen Rose, Juliet White-Smith

Other Confirmed Presenters: Jacob Adams, Joelle Arnhold, Ruben Balboa III, Ayn Balija, Julie Bamberger Roubik, Shane Barker, Barbara Beechey, Claudine Bigelow, Andrew Braddock Kathryn Brown, Nils Bultmann, Philippe Chao, Caroline Coade, Christian Colberg, Sarah Cote, Anthony Devroye, Joshua Dieringer, Duo Prism (Loïc Abdelfettah, viola and Quentin Rebuffet, cello), Christine Ebersohl, Christopher Farrell, Ralph Fielding, Christiana Fortune-Reader, Gwen Franz, Misha Galaganov, Rachel White Galvin, Molly Gebrian, Daphne Gerling, Elias Goldstein, Joyce Chan Grabell, Lillian Green, Kimberly Hankins, Sophie Heeden (University of Tennessee Viola Studio), Kimia Hesabi, Lauren Burns Hodges, Andrea Houde, Samara Humbert-Hughes, Christopher Jenkins, William Johnston, Sigrid Karlstrom, Nina Kiken, Davis King, Angela Kratchmer, Anna Krzyzak, Ricardo Kubala, Myrna Layton, Hannah Levinson, Katrin Meidell, Melissa Melendez, Eve Mondragon, Gabrielle Padilla, Joel Pagan, Pemi Paull, Diane Phoenix-Neal, Dwight Pounds, Wendy Richman, Ann Roggen, Christine Rutledge, Laura Manko Sahin, Conrad Sclar, Shizuka Duo (Hannah Rose Nicholas and Samuel Kelder, violas), Sheronda Shorter (Kentuckiana Viola Choir), Alice Sprinkle, Kathryn Steely, Sebastian Stefanovic, Jacob Tews, Alicia Valoti, Lanson Wells, Lauretta Werner, Gregory Williams, Molly Wilkens-Reed, Amanda Wilton, Rose Wollman, Laurel Yu, and many more!

 

General Daily Schedule (all times Eastern US - EDT):

11:00am-1:00pm - General Sessions
1:00pm-3:00pm - Lunch Break (Visit Exhibits, Special Sessions)
3:00pm-6:00pm - General Sessions
6:00pm-8:00pm - Dinner Break (Visit Exhibits, Networking Sessions)
8:00pm - Evening Program

Sessions will be available on demand both during the festival and for the month following the festival, giving you an opportunity to view sessions at any time after they are originally scheduled.

 

REGISTRATION

through
April 15

April 16 - May 21

after May 21

Viola Society Member

100

125

150

Nonmember

Includes 1-year AVS membership

160

185

210

Student Member

50

60

70

Student Nonmember

Includes 1-year AVS membership

78

88

98

Student Group

*5 or more student members registered via group PDF

40

50

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