Virtual Strings

Virtual Viola Program

The 2020 Virtual SSMF Viola program is available for all students accepted into the 2020 Sewanee Summer Music Festival. Students will have the opportunity to participate in four weeks of individual lessons, group classes, and seminars with acclaimed artist faculty and connect with students across the world from the safety of their own homes. Registration is now closed.

Program Offerings

Four 45-minute private lessons (you will have the option to select a teacher in the application process)

Regular 60-minute group classes, potentially including:

Zoom studio class: You will be able to perform live or pre-record yourself. Feedback will be provided by SSMF faculty and students in the online session.
Technique class: A technique class chosen from topics requested by participants.
Excerpt class: A class on orchestral excerpts. Student input will be requested.
Special topics: Presented either by faculty or guests over the course of the 4 weeks, covering a range of ideas.


Registration is now closed.

Faculty Artists

Hillary Herndon

Philippe Chao

Sheldon Person