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Viola students set to fly solo in annual recital

Viola students set to fly solo in annual recital

At 2 p.m. today, 10 School of Music violists will take the floor in McKnight Hall and showcase their talents — their soloist talents, that is. The third annual viola recital, which will give students a chance to practice a very different repertoire and will boast composers such as Franck, Schumann and Shostakovich, benefits the Chautauqua Women’s Club Scholarship Fund.

Violist Coade returns to play master class on her ‘Cinderella instrument’

Violist Coade returns to play master class on her ‘Cinderella instrument’

Have you seen Caroline Coade lately?

Neither have her viola students, because for the past three weeks, she has been at the Bowdoin International Music Festival in Brunswick, Maine.

But have no fear, Coade is here, and she will teach a viola master class from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in McKnight Hall.

“The viola is the Cinderella instrument of the orchestra,” she said. “It is so underrepresented but has such a beautiful sound.”