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UNI Viola Festival

UNI Viola Festival
UNI Viola Festival

UNI Viola Festival 

November 2, 2019
 UNI Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center


Festival Guest Artist: TO BE ANNOUNCED


Julia Bullard
Professor of Viola, University of Northern Iowa


The day includes master classes for high school and collegiate level students, viola ensemble, technique classes for different levels, and of course a final concert featuring our guest artists and the viola ensemble! 
Registration Fee: $20

(Includes pizza lunch and t-shirt!)


Click here to register! 

Registration deadline: October 25, 2019


8:30 Registration – GBPAC Lobby
9:00 Opening Session: Viola Ensemble Rehearsal, Davis Hall
10:00-12 Collegiate Master Class – guest artist TBA (all participants should attend) – Davis Hall
11:00 Technique Class for Middle and High School violists – Julia Bullard – Jebe Hall
12:00 Lunch – GBPAC Mezzanine
1:30  Viola Ensemble Rehearsal - Jebe Hall (all)
1:30  Brandenburg 6 Rehearsal– Davis Hall
2:30  Mixed Level Master Class – Julia Bullard, Jebe Hall
2:30  Guest Artist dress rehearsal (if desired) – Davis Hall
3:30  Break – snack in student lounge area and warm up for concert
4:00  Viola Ensemble Setup and Sound Check in Davis Hall
4:30  Viola Festival Concert – featuring Viola Ensemble and faculty/guest performers. Concert is free and open to the public.



You may park in the metered lot in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Visitor’s Lot (behind the GBPAC) at no charge on Saturdays – do not feed the meter.


The festival concert will be over by about 7:30 PM. If you plan to stay in Cedar Falls overnight, lodging is available at a number of area hotels and motels. The closest to the UNI campus are:

Country Inn & Suites
2910 South Main Street, Cedar Falls
(319) 268-1800

Day's Inn
5924 University Avenue, Cedar Falls
(319) 266-1222 

Black Hawk Hotel
115 Main Street, Cedar Falls
(319) 277-1161

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
1614 Technology Pkwy, Cedar Falls
(319) 277-2400 

5818 Nordic Drive, Cedar Falls
(800) 634-3444 

Clarion Inn
5826 University Avenue, Cedar Falls 
(319) 277-2230 


Lunch will be provided (this year we will be ordering our lunch in and eating in the student lounge - pizza, beverages and fruit). A light snack (granola bars, fruit, water/juice) will be provided for the break between the last master class and the concert. There are also many restaurants close to UNI if you wish to go off-campus for lunch or stay after the concert for dinner.

CAMPUS MAP: available online at http://www.uni.edu/infosys/campusmap/

QUESTIONS? Contact Dr. Julia Bullard at: 319-273-3074 (studio phone), or by email at julia.bullard@uni.edu