Viola Intensive

January 8 - 10, 2016

Viola Intensive participants and faculty 2013

Program Overview

The Ohio State University School of Music will host its annual Viola Intensive January 8-10, 2016 with Dr. Juliet White-Smith and guest faculty Timothy Deighton (Penn State), Hillary Herndon (University of Tennessee) and George Taylor (Eastman School of Music). Hone your foundational skills on the instrument through technique classes, performance enhancement sessions, rhythm and movement with our percussion faculty (Joseph Krygier), dance, yoga, drama with Ohio State Theatre Department faculty and more on the “Artist Track,” or get a head start on that upcoming college or summer festival audition with the “Audition Track.”

This three-day residency program is for violists 9th grade-adult. The "Artist Track" is designed for any violist looking to focus on their playing in an inspiring environment with supportive faculty. The "Audition Track" is designed for violists who are preparing for upcoming summer festival, college and post-collegiate auditions.

Program fee: $285 for all participants. Includes instruction only, no housing or meals.


The deadline for registration and payment is Friday, December 11.

Step One: Register online via the link below.

After submitting an online registration, you will immediately receive a confirmation email with further information to help you complete the payment process. If you do not receive a confirmation email, one of three things has happened:

  • The email address you entered was unable to receive our message
  • The confirmation email was sent to your SPAM box
  • The online registration was not received

If you do not receive a confirmation email within two hours of submitting an application, please contact us for further instruction.

Step Two: If you choose to pay online via credit card, visit the School of Music Store as noted in your confirmation email. Online payments must be submitted no later than Friday, December 11. You will receive an email receipt within a few moments of submitting payment.

If you choose to pay with a check or money order (payable to "The Ohio State University"), submit payment to the School of Music at the address below. Mailed payments must be postmarked no later than Friday, December 11. You will receive confirmation by email within 7-10 business days.

Payment may be mailed to:
The Ohio State University School of Music
ATTN: Viola Intensive 2016
110 Weigel Hall
1866 N. College Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210

Parental Permission. Parents of minors are required to print out, complete, sign and send a Parental Permission Form [pdf] and a Photo Release [pdf]. The completed signed forms can be mailed to the address above (postmarked no later than Friday, December 11), or delivered on the day of the event. 

Step Three: You will receive a welcome email with further instructions approximately one week before the event.

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For questions about this event, contact Professor Juliet White-Smith.

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