Dalton Competition Guidelines

The 2023 David Dalton Viola Research Competition is now open!

Current students and recent graduates, please review the 2023 Dalton Research Competition Guidelines and submit your research by June 1, 2023 to participate!

Dalton Competition awards include monetary prizes, score bundles, and publication in the Journal of the American Viola Society. Select winners may also be invited to present their research at an American Viola Society Festival or other AVS-sponsored events.

The Dalton Competition is open to current AVS members only – please join/renew to participate if your membership is not current. To submit your research, please visit the Dalton Competition Submission Form page and log in to access the submission form.

Thank you for your interest in the David Dalton Viola Research Competition!