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Viola Day 2020

10:00am – 5:00pm
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Join the TLU School Of Music and Strings Professor Dr. Eliza Jeffords for a fun and exciting day for violists of all ages and abilities, sponsored by the TLU Viola Studio. Sessions offered will include masterclasses, viola ensemble reading for violists of all ages and abilities, wellness topics for violists, improvisation for violists, and a faculty recital.


  • Marisa Bushman, Agarita Chamber Players and San Antonio Symphony
  • Susan Dubois, University of North Texas
  • Clare Haugen, TLU Community Music Academy
  • Kenneth Holmes, TLU Alumnus
  • Eliza Jeffords, TLU Orchestra Director
  • Stephanie Phillips, Improv Orchestra
  • Jason Thibodeaux, Churchill High School


  • Masterclass with Susan Dubois**
  • Viola Ensemble Reading
  • Wellness Topics for Violists
  • Improvisation for Violists
  • Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Technique Classes
  • Viola Day Faculty Recital
  • Lunch (pizza provided)

**If you are interested in performing for a master class, please have your teacher contact Dr. Jeffords at by December 15. A separate accompanist fee may apply for students who need a pianist.

The TLU School of Music is home to a thriving Band, Choir, and Orchestral program with majors in Music Performance, Music Education, and Bachelor of Arts in Music. Performance venues include The Weston Center For The Performing Arts, Ayers Recital Hall, Wupperman Little Theatre, and Jackson Auditorium. The music school is fully accredited by National Association of Schools of Music..