Archive for the ‘E-News’ Category
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.)
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/.
Mark you calendar for a thrilling afternoon of chamber music as part of the Music at Midtown series at Elebash Recital Hall, at the CUNY Graduate Center on Thursday, October 10, 2013, at 1:00 PM. Repertoire includes Johann Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, as well as Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quintet in f minor, Op. 34. Featured performers on the Brahms will include Igor Pikayzen and Nikita Morozov on violin, Carrie Bean on cello, and Wayne Weng on piano. This concert series is free and open to the public.
Check out the University of Tennessee viola events this weekend! For more information, check out the flyer.
The deadline for the 2014 Sphinx Competition in Detroit Michigan is November 12, 2013. The annual competition is open to all junior high, high school and college age black and Latino string players residing in the U.S. For more information go to http://sphinxmusic.org/
Interested in joining the AVS team? Check out board member nominations information at http://americanviolasociety.org/the-avs/nominations/.
Music for Food Boston presents Sounds of South America: It Takes Ten to Tango on Sep 23, 2013 at 8:00pm in New England Conservatory’s Brown Hall. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
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 email@example.com.
Check out AVS member and violist Gregory Williams & pianist Juan Carlos Fernandez-Nieto at the Elebash Recital Hall in the CUNY Graduate Center tonight, Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 7:30pm. Repertoire includes Brahms’ Sonata, op 78; JS Bach’s Second Partita; Paganini’s La Campanella; and Garth Knox’ Viola Spaces.