What It Takes: Viola and Viola Day – September 2016


Louise Lansdown (Head of Strings at the Birmingham Conservatoire, UK) returns with six of her students for the fourth What It Takes: Viola course in Johannesburg from 2-4 September 2016. Some of the sessions will be open to the public, geared towards teachers and young violists, and of course, National Youth Orchestra violists will be given loads of attention! If you are interested in receiving more information about the WIT:Viola course please send an email to team@sanyo.org.za or follow updates on the event HERE.

In addition to the What It Takes: Viola course, the South African Viola Society (SAVS) and the South African National Youth Orchestra Foundation team up to bring you an epic VIOLA DAY! Come and join us on Saturday, 3 September 2016 to celebrate the viola with Dr. Louise Lansdown. Viola Day fee of R200 includes a free mug and t-shirt, SA Viola Society membership, group classes, master classes, and access to all other viola day happenings. More info to follow soon! If you’re keen to be a violanteer on the day (help with organising and small tasks on the day) please contact Lee Smith (Secretary of the SA Viola Society) on lee.viool@gmail.com. For more information and regular updates, please visit the event page.