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Midwest Violin Caucus at UNI


Saturday, September 18, 2021

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The Midwest Violin Caucus at UNI is a free event and open to all high school, undergraduate, and graduate students and their teachers. Violinists, violists, cellists and bass players are also invited. Full details below.

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cau·cus \ˈkȯ-kəs\

  • a group of people who meet to discuss a particular issue or to work together for a shared goal

MVC 2021 Promo


Join us at UNI for a day of interactive learning and performing! The 2021 Midwest Violin Caucus will feature Assistant Professor Sang Koh and guest artists, UNI Professor Julia Bullard and Professor Yu-Fang Chen of Ball State University.

This day will include free masterclasses, All-State excerpt workshops, Alexander Technique seminars, trial lessons, and a concert in the Great Hall of UNI’s Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center featuring one of YOU as the 2021 MVC Artist!

To be featured as the MVC artist, submit a video recording that includes a 5-minute clip of your most recent performance and an unedited run-through of the following excerpt: click hereThe excerpt is from Hermann Capriccio No.1 - Listen Here! Submit your video as a youtube link in the registration form linked below.


2021 SCHEDULE - Saturday, September 18, 2021

8:30-9 a.m.Check-in
9-10 a.m. Warm-up Exercises Discussion
10-11 a.m. Masterclass with Professor Chen
11:10-12 p.m.
All-State Workshop with Professor Koh
12-1 p.m. Lunch
1-2 p.m. Masterclass with Professor Koh
2-3 p.m. Alexander Technique Workshop with Professor Bullard
3:10-4 p.m. Final Concert in Great Hall


Contact Dr. Steve Koh with questions or for more info!

Performing at the event is not required. Any string players (and their teachers) are invited to register as an observer and see all of the activities throughout the day, as well as the event’s final performance.