The Chicago Viola Festival is an all day experience put on for and by Chicago area violists. Come participate in and observe master classes or sit in on a talk about auditioning tips and tricks; play in an ensemble or watch a performance. Come ready to play, learn, and most importantly - have fun doing it!


If you are a:

  • Young Violist
  • High School Violist
  • College Violist
  • Amateur Violist
  • Professional Violist
  • Viola teacher
  • Parent of a violist
  • Viola Enthusiast


Chicago Viola Festival will take place on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Bennett Gordon Hall on Ravinia Festival Campus in Highland Park, IL. Click here for detailed directions and parking instructions. Registration will start at 8:30am with a welcome warm up session beginning at 9:00. See our schedule for a detailed look at what classes will be offered throughout the day.