2014 Young Violists Competition & Tom Heimberg Viola Advocate Awards

We are delighted to announce the 2014 Young Violists Competition prize-winners, three young players who performed for an enthusiastic audience at Community Music Center on Sunday, March 2nd 2014. They are:

Linus Lu, First Prize and Best Performance of the Commissioned Work (center)
Connie Song, Second Prize (left)
Gabriel Anguiano, Third Prize (right)

(Event Photos & performance videos will be available for viewing soon on the YVC page on this website...)

Congratulations to you all! We thank and commend you for your brave participation in this, our second annual competition. Good luck to each of you in the future and we hope to see you at more NCVS events in the future!

We are also happy to announce the 2014 Tom Heimberg Viola Advocate Award recipient:
Don Ehrlich

NCVS past-president Ethan Filner sat down with Don a couple of weeks ago to talk about Don's life in music. Read the full candid interview at http://whatmusiciansknow.blogspot.com

And finally, *** mark your calendars! Because we have a confirmed date for ViolaMANIA 3! - December 8, 2014 at Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse on the SF Chamber Orchestra concert series. Stay tuned for updates later this Spring and Summer...