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44th International Viola Congress Wellington

Over five days in September 2017, the 44th International Viola Congress will be hosted in Wellington, bringing together international and national artists, organisations and institutions through public recitals, lectures and masterclasses in Wellington, New Zealand. The International Viola Congress aims to promote and encourage the development of new viola repertoire, new insights into existing repertoire, as well as viola-related research.

International Viola Congresses have been held annually since 1973, mostly in Europe and North America. They have assisted in promoting ever-increasing standards of excellence in viola performance and research. The first Congress in the Southern Hemisphere was held in Wellington in 2001, and since then Congresses have also been held in Africa and Australia.

From 1-5 September, 2017, the Congress will return to New Zealand, where the Australian New Zealand Viola Society (ANZVS) in collaboration with the International Viola Society and New Zealand School of Music Victoria University of Wellington will host the 44th International Viola Congress in Wellington.

We look forward to hosting the International Viola Congress in Wellington in 2017 and being able to bring international and local artists, organisations, and institutions together here for this five-day extravaganza of viola-filled activities. We hope you are able to participate in this campaign and look forward to seeing you during the 44th IVC from 1-5 September, 2017!

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