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WVU Viola Day

Students at Viola Day Saturday, Sept. 15 , 2018  
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!

*New to Viola Day this year will be sessions on body mapping and sessions specifically for teachers or future teachers. 

Register before Sept. 15 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 Sept. 15 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 Check-in, Registration, Visit the Vendors (CAC Lobby)

  • 9:30-10:00 Opening Performance (Bloch Hall)

  • 10:00-11:00 Master Class with Andrea Houde

  • 11:00-11:30 Visit the Vendors (CAC Lobby)

  • 11:30-12:30 Body Mapping Session

  • 12:30-1:30 Lunch and Visit the Vendors

  • 1:30-2:30 Master Class with William Johnston

  • 2:30-3:30 Pedagogy Session with Molly Wilkens-Reed

  • 3:30-4:00 Break—Snacks with the WVU Viola Studio (CAC Lobby)

  • 4:00-5:00 Ensemble Reading Session