Saturday, September 29, 2018

All-State Viola Masterclass/Workshop Scheduled

    As you know, All-State anxiety is here and growing. Many students may be interested in attending an All-State Viola Master Class, to be held on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m., at 

        Trinity Episcopal Church
        12727 Hillcrest

    I stress excellent intonation, rhythm, and sound. I also teach how to prepare for the performance for the live audition tape. Here is a snapshot of the All-State master class that I taught with Peter Bay, conductor of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, for the Sara Driver viola studio.

    There are limited number of places available for master instruction. The fee is $25 per participating student, though there is no charge for observing. Parents are welcome. Each participating student must bring a music stand.
    Time is short, so students hoping to participate should write requesting a place in the master class, to

Friday, September 28, 2018

Announcing new album release from Ellen Rose


Featuring works by Boccherini, Vaughan Williams, Enesco, Messiaen, Clarke, and Puccini. Providence is available on iTunes and Amazon on the Affetto label.