Join us for Violapalooza 2022

Sunday, July 3


--a festival and workshop for violists with guest clinicians

Arturo Ziraldo, Kalamazoo Symphony


Karin Code of Kalamazoo College and Code Studio Strings

Nicholas Jeffrey, Kalamazoo Symphony Artist-in-Residence and Crescendo Academy of Music

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Held at Crescendo Academy of Music

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Violapalooza is full-day festival for student violists. Students should have at least one-year private lesson or school orchestra experience. We will be learning music together with sheet music and recordings will be available for personal practice before the event.

It will include a master workshop for all attendees and viola choir rehearsals . It concludes with a short concert for all parents and friends.


Past Guest Teachers

2019 Antione Hackney (Grand Rapids Symphony)

2017 Antione Hackney (Grand Rapids Symphony)

2016 Katrin Meidell (Ball State University)

2013 Caroline Coade (Univ. of Michigan & Detroit Symphony)

2011 Igor Fedotov (Western Michigan University)