This June for the NCVS

We have exciting news! We are headed to Los Angeles in June 2024 to present at the American Viola Society Festival taking place at the Colburn School. Our proposal was accepted and we plan to showcase our most recent 6 Young Violists Competition winners of the "Best New Piece" Award playing the 6 most recent winning compositions.  Please renew your membership to help support this important effort, click on the yellow donate button on the right side over there --->

Recent activity: Get ready for next year! Deadlines and call for scores go out in Fall 2024.
Composition Contest - Composers, it is time once again to polish up and submit your solo works for viola. The Northern California Viola Society announces its 2023-34 Composition Contest for unperformed, unrecorded solo viola works, 3 minutes duration or under, composed in the last 5 years. See the Composer Competition tab for more details.
Our 2024 Young Violists Competition returned to a live finals format, taking place March 10, 2024 at 2pm.  Eligibility: Pre-college, aged 19 or younger. Applicants must be based in or studying in Northern California. Deadline: video materials submitted by January 8, 2024, 11:59pm Pacific time. Please consider filing your application form ahead of the deadline and submitting your recordings and payment when ready. Use the YVC tab above for more information.

NCVS Latest Goings-On

Happy Summer, it's time for a 23-24 Membership Drive! If you have lapsed or would like to join and support the Northern California Viola Society's work with young violists and developing new works for solo viola, now is a great time to join! We will give you an extra 6 months-membership from now through 2024. Membership is $20 annually, feel free to use the link below to join or donate to support the NCVS at any amount, we would love to have you join. Membership form is here or just click below to donate.

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Wish Us Luck: 

We are preparing to present at American Viola Society's 2024 Festival in June which takes place in Los Angeles at the Colburn School. Our proposed session will showcase Young Violist Competition competitors and the winning compositions from the last 5 years. We will keep you updated as we prepare the proposal!