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UT Viola Celebration


NOTE: Schedule subject to change

Saturday, November 9, 2019

8:30-9am Registration Open – Natalie L. Haslam Music Center Atrium
9-9:30am Welcome – Do’s & Don’ts of Auditions (Recital Hall)
9:30-10:25am Mock Auditions 1: Two simultaneous rooms – play for both committees and get immediate feedback. Play again for the next committee to improve your skills. (Recital Hall & Room 110)
10:30 – 11:25am Discussion & Methods for how to combat Performance Anxiety (Room 110)
11:30am-12:30pm Basics: Beautiful Sound (Room G22)/Excerpt Class: Tchaikovsky #6 (Room G25), Hillary Herndon Master Class (Room G12)
12:30-1:55pm Pizza Lunch and Q&A with Faculty (Room 110)
2-2:55pm Introductory Master Class with Hillary Herndon (Room G22)/Excerpt Class: Mendelssohn Scherzo (Room G25)
3-3:55pm Basics: Rhythm (Room G22)/Master Class with Ann Marie Brink (Recital Hall)
4-4:55pm Basics: Intonation (Room G22)/Master Class with Ann Marie Brink (Recital Hall)
5-6:30pm Career Fair: Come meet musicians who use their skills in a variety of ways. This is your opportunity to chat, ask questions, and learn about possibilities in the music field! (Room 110).
8 p.m. Faculty Recital (Recital Hall)

Sunday, November 10, 2019


Senior Clinic Workshop (9 & 10 – Room G22; 11 & 12 – Room G25)/ Master Class with Stephen Wyrczynski – Powell Recital Hall


Recording Tips (Room G22)/ Freelancing 101 (Room G25)


Lunch Break (Food not provided)


Summer Festival Auditions (please see website to register for festival auditions during the Viola Celebration)

  • Brevard Music Festival – G07
  • Eastern Music Festival – G09
  • Sewanee Summer Music – G68
  • Wintergreen – G18


Mock Auditions #2 (Room 110 & Powell Recital Hall)


Sight Reading 101 (Room G22)


Spiccato Class (Room G22)/Excerpt Class: Don Juan (Room G25); Excerpt Class: Shostakovich #5 (Room G25)


Final Discussion and Q&A (Room G25)

NOTE: Schedule subject to change

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