Viola Workshop

June 17-30, 2018 (Two Weeks)

Ages 14-20

The two-week Viola Workshop, under the direction of Boston University Associate Professor of Music Michelle LaCourse, presents a pedagogical approach to all aspects of viola playing and performance through private and group study.

  • Explore every aspect of viola playing, from posture to musicality
  • Study the fundamentals of technique: left hand and intonation, right hand, tone, scales
  • Develop musicianship, practice skills, healthy playing, and ensemble playing
  • Study of solo repertoire
  • Master classes with the director and possible guest artists
  • Individual coaching with piano
  • Viola Workshop recital consisting of solo and ensemble performance opportunities
  • 2 hours of transferable Boston University course credit