Viola Visitors Day at TCU - Online!

All sessions are online via Zoom

Saturday, September 26

Guest artists: Barbara Sudweeks, former Associate Principal Viola of Dallas Symphony; Anna Kolotylina, Interim Principal Viola of Fort Worth Symphony; Laurielle Warren, a nationally recognized viola teacher and performer, and others TBA.

Tentative Schedule:

12:30 Welcome and orientation

1:00 – 1:50 Warm up session with Dr. Galaganov

2:00 – 3:30 All State Etudes Master Class (Dr. Galaganov)

2:00 – 3:30 individual lessons and consultations (Viola Day faculty)

4:00 – 5:30 All State Orchestra Excerpts Master Class with Anna Kolotylina for grades 9-10

4:00 – 5:30 All State Orchestra Excerpts Master Class with Barbara Sudweeks for grades 11 – 12

4:00 – 5:30 Solo master class with Misha Galaganov for people who do not prepare for TX All-State auditions or for “All-Staters” who would like to play a solo piece.

4:00 – 5:30 Individual lessons and consultations with Laurielle Warren and other faculty TBA (for people who do not prepare for All-State – each lesson/consultation might be 10 – 15 minutes depending on the number of participants, faculty, and demand)

5:30 break for dinner

6:30 – 7:30 Q&A session with festival faculty and with TCU Viola Studio

7:30 – 8:00 conclusion of the festival

Registration Fee: $20


Saturday, September 14

Guest Viola Teachers/Performers to include:

Barbara Sudweeks
Laurielle Warren
April Kondrat

12-12:30pm:  Participant check in (Walsh Building)
12:30pm:  Welcome and orientation meeting
1-1:50pm:  All participants’ ensemble -“Viola Orchestra” –Ms. Warren
2-3:00pm:  Solo pieces master class – technique and musicality focus – Dr. Galaganov
2-3:00pm:  Individual lessons/consultations/All State excerpts clean-up
Ms. Sudweeks – LAN 124
Ms. Conrad – LAN 113
Ms. Warren – LAN 132
Ms. Xinyi Xu – Choir Room
3:15-4:30pm:  All-State etudes master class- Dr. Galaganov
3:15-4:30pm:  Individual lessons/consultations/All State excerpts clean-up (for participants not involved in the All-State master class)
Ms. Warren – LAN 132
Ms. Sudweeks (3:15-4:15) – LAN 124
3:15-4:15pm:  Ensemble readings (for participants not involved in the All-State master class)
Ms. Kondrat – LAN 132
Ms. Xu – Choir Room
4:30-5:00pm:  Orchestra Auditions Q&A session with Ms. Sudweeks
5:00pm: Dinner – Pizza – TCU Reception Room
6:30-7:30pm: Viola Recital with GalaganovSudweeksWarrenKondrat, and others

Questions? Contact:
Dr. Misha Galaganov
Professor of Viola and Violin