Skip to main content

WVU Viola Day

Students at Viola Day Saturday, November 16 , 2019  
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

at the WVU Creative Arts Center, Morgantown WV

WVU Viola Day is a one-day event, held each fall, that brings together violists of all ages and experiences from around the region. Participants have come from Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Florida, New Jersey, North Carolina, and West Virginia to enjoy master classes with guest artists, technique classes, "viola yoga," vendors, viola ensemble reading session, lectures, social activities, and performances. All violists--and those who love the viola--are welcome! 

Register before Nov. 10 for $25. Fill out our online form and send a $25 check made out to "West Virginia University" with "Viola Day" in the memo line.

Please mail checks to: Prof. Andrea Houde
WVU College of Creative Arts
School of Music
Box 6111
Morgantown, WV 26505-6111

Register on campus on Nov. 16 for $30. Cash or check will be accepted.

Register now for Viola Day online

Directions and day-of information

Visit the College website for directions to the Creative Arts Center , or search "Creative Arts Center" in your map application of choice.  Parking will be free and unticketed directly in front of the Creative Arts Center. Lunch during Viola Day will be on your own. A full food court is located in Evansdale Crossing, located behind the Creative Arts Center.

Tentative Schedule

  • 9:00-9:30 Registration and browsing the Vendors (drop off bows for re-hair) in CAC Lobby

  • 9:30-9:45 Viola Yoga with Houde in CAC Lobby

  • 9:50-10:20 Faculty Performances in Bloch Hall

  • 10:20-11:00 Master Class with Houde in Bloch Hall

  • 11:00-11:30 Visit the Vendors, CAC Lobby

  • 11:30-12:30 Master Class with Adams in Bloch Hall

  • 12:30-1:30 LUNCH in Morgantown

  • 1:30-2:30 Master Class with Harding in Bloch Hall

  • 2:30-3:15 Technique Session with Adams in Bloch Hall

  • 3:15-3:35 Snacks with the WVU Viola Studio, CAC Lobby 

  • 3:35-4:20 Technique Session with Harding or Panel Discussion/Q&A with Faculty in Bloch Hall

  • 4:20-5:20 Grande Finale: Viola Ensemble Reading Session in Bloch Hall