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Bratsche Resource and Teaching in the Schools (BRATS)

BRATS is a unique educational program designed to help viola teachers recruit, work directly with, and reach out to large groups of viola students in their communities. To learn more, click here.

Summer Festivals

Visit the AVS summer festival listing. Learn about great festivals this summer.

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Primrose International Viola Archive

The Primrose International Viola Archive (PIVA), housed at Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, is the official viola archive of the both the International Viola Society and American Viola Society. PIVA holds the largest collection of viola
literature in the world as well as William Primrose’s own collection of letters, personal belongings and instruments.You may visit PIVA here.

Viola Congresses

International Viola Congresses are a great way to hear world-renowned violists perform while immersing yourself in the world of the viola. Past congresses have been held in diverse locations ranging from Iceland to South Africa to Illinois. The 2010 congress will be held in Cincinnati at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music from June 16-20. Learn more about it here.