Violas on a Roll 2011 - Initial Press Release
VIOLAS ON A ROLL
What: Violas on a Roll, from the
Northern California Viola Society—
A FREE workshop/master class/chamber music/public concert event for everyone who loves the viola
Who: Violists of any age and ability are welcome to come, listen, learn, and play—Evening concert is FREE to the public
Where: Trinity United
When: May 1st, 2011, 1PM-8PM
Workshops from 1-6PM. FREE Public Concert from 7-8PM, featuring Ethan Filner, Katrina Wreede and participants performing works for viola, including the world premiere of a multiple viola work commissioned for this event
OTHER DATES & LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE NORCAL REGION TBA
How much: FREE to participants and audience. Donations to or memberships in Northern California Viola Society welcomed
Specifics: The Northern California Viola Society, with NCVS President Ethan Filner, Cypress Quartet violist, and composer/violist Katrina Wreede, is bringing Violas on a Roll to locations around Northern and
Central California to create opportunities for violists of every age and ability to meet, have fun, and play together. Violas on a Roll days include a master class with Filner for violists of any ability, a blues workshop with Wreede, group rehearsal of the new commissioned piece, chamber music reading session of viola ensemble music, and an informal concert presenting Filner, Wreede, SLO area violists, plus all the participants together to premiere the piece: “Violas on a Roll”.
ViolaMania, NCVS’s first big event in Berkeley, CA (Sept. 2010), attracted over 400 people, with 130+ violists from beginners to world-class professionals performing the Telemann Viola Concerto all together. Violas on a Roll will extend the viola community around the state.
More info or
To Register: firstname.lastname@example.org | 415-779-NCVS (6287)