Clinicians for the 2018 Chicago Viola Festival Include: 
  • Charles Pikler - Artistic Director, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Katherine Lewis - Festival Coordinator, Viola Faculty, Illinois State University 
  • Christine Due - The Studio of Christine Due 
  • Rudolf Haken - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Matthew Michelic - Professor, Lawrence University Conservatory of Music
  • Lisa Nelson - Visiting Assistant Professor of Viola, Head of the String Department, Illinois Wesleyan University 
  • Christiana Reader - Assistant Professor, SUNY New Paltz
  • Rhona Reagen - Faculty, Midwest Young Artists Conservatory
  • Michael Strauss - Viola Instructor, Youngstown University and the University of Indianapolis, Violist of The Indianapolis Quartet 
  • István Szabó - Associate Professor of Viola, Western Illinois University