Viola Day 2017!!!

Viola Day 2017 is coming! We are looking forward to having Guest Artist Peter Slowik with us for the day.

Here is a rundown of the day’s violatastic events:

Saturday, October 14 – University of Utah, Gardner Music Building
Registration/Membership: $20 Adult/$10 Student
  • 9:00 Registration: Viola congregation and camaraderie
  • 9:30 Scale Play-in
  • 10:30 Masterclass: Guest Artist Peter Slowik
  • 12:30 Free Pizza Lunch! (Maybe, just maybe, cookies?!)
  • 1:15 Instrument Demonstration–Utah Symphony Principal Violist Brant Bayless will demonstrate the instruments and bows. We’ll have violas by local luthiers including Carrie Scoggins, Larry Furse, Dan Salini, and more!
  • 2:00 Meet Your Maker: Your chance to try out all the violas!
  • 3:00 Everything You Wanted to Know About Music School But Were Afraid To Ask, Conversation on Auditions and School Decisions with Peter Slowik
  • 4:00 Viola Orchestra – everybody join in!  We will be rehearsing and performing Sam Bergman’s famous viola choir arrangement of Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man. Bring your violas and join in this fun event rehearsed and conducted by Peter Slowik! If you’d like to see the music in advance, get in touch with Brad Ottesen or Julie Edwards.

Please renew your membership or join today!

About ViolaGal

Julie Edwards is a violist in the Utah Symphony.

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