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WORK OF THE INTERNATIONAL VIOLA SOCIETY

A BRIEF LOOK AT WHAT THE IVS HAS DONE, IS DOING, AND PLANS TO DO by Michael Vidulich The work of the International Viola Society (“IVS”) is to: bring the world’s violists together in order to foster dialogue and communication; coordinate international congresses; honor our distinguished members; encourage the formation of viola societies worldwide; support […]

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A LIFE IN SOUND: VIOLIST JOSEPH DE PASQUALE

by Stephen Wyrczynski Sound is the means by which music expresses the complex range of human experience. The quality and uniqueness of sound distinguishes the ordinary instrumentalist from the worldclass artist. Legendary violist Joseph de Pasquale, who is celebrating his ninetieth year in October, has employed his sound for decades to achieve an unparalleled career […]

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Lament and Lament with Ghosts: A Collaboration with Helen Callus

Lament Lament with Ghosts When Helen Callus arrived at the University of California, Santa Barbara, it was as if a dynamo had come—she had more energy than the rest of us put together, and she quickly built up a first‐class viola studio. This development was particularly wonderful since I have always loved the viola: it […]