What is it about?

Choosing appropriate repertoire for a developing student is particularly challenging for violists. This article lists and describes repertoire for students from beginning through intermediate levels, preparing them for more familiar artists-level repertoire with a particular emphasis on less familiar pieces. The article also discusses how to choose material and what to look for in selecting repertoire.

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There has been excellent progress in the availability of quality repertoire for young violists. In addition there has been a significant increase in the number of students playing viola at younger ages with higher levels of accomplishment. This article provides a list of less familiar pieces to facilitate their development, taking students intermediate to artist-level repertoire.

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This page is a summary of: Becoming an Artist: Viola Repertoire for the Developing Student, American String Teacher, January 2020, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/0003131319892252.
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