Supplemental Repertoire
Viola Books 4—8
Jul 2327, 2021 in Austin, TX
at Greater Austin Suzuki Institute


Supplemental Repertoire: Viola Books 4 - 8

Instructor: April Losey,

Additional Schedule Information

This course can be taken in conjunction with Charles Krigbaum’s Violin Supplemental Repertoire.

Event Description

**Supplementary repertoire can expand a student’s musical palette through exploration of a wide diversity of composers, styles and time periods. This 10-hour class will explore little known gems as well as select standards of the viola repertoire with special attention to works by women composers. The course will cover not only solo repertoire, but also several duos—supplementary repertoire in group lessons can be a game changer! The group lesson repertoire will include several pieces that also work for mixed instrument group lessons. The discussion will include developmental levels, teaching points and technical aspects of the selected supplemental repertoire. Come join in the exploration of the wide range of viola repertoire available for us to enjoy!

Class repertoire will include: Six Miniatures by VIOLET ARCHER • Brandenburg Concerto No.6 by J.S. BACH • Duos for Two Violas by BELA BARTOK • From San Domingo by ARTHUR BENJAMIN • Meditation & Processional by ERNEST BLOCH • Cradle Song & Allegro Appassionato by FRANK BRIDGE • Budapesto by CAREY CHENEY • I’ll Bid My Heart Be Still by REBECCA CLARKE • Catch Me If You Can by CHRISTINE DONKIN • O Can Ye Sew Cushions—Traditional, arr. by JANETTA GOULD • 11 Tonadillas by ENRIQUE GRANADOS, arr. by MONISA ANGELL • Waltz for Betz by JAMES GRANT • Lament by PAMELA HARRISON • She is like the Swallow—Canadian Folk Song, arr. by FORREST KINNEY • Little Autumn Suite by PETER SCHICKELE • Litany for All Soul’s Day by FRANZ SCHUBERT arr. by WILLIAM PRIMROSE • English Reel by FREDA SWAIN • Pet ze Cat by ROB TEEHAN • Suite for Viola & Orchestra by RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS


5 enrolled out of 20 maximum.

See contact information below to sign up.

Trainer Information

April Losey

April Losey is a registered SAA Viola Teacher Trainer, directs the Los Angeles Suzuki Institute and maintains an active private studio in Redlands, CA. April grew up as a Suzuki student and has been an active Suzuki teacher for more than twenty years. She has taken extensive teacher training in both violin and viola, continuing to be passionate about finding ways to inspire kids to learn. Ms. Losey graduated with an MM in viola performance from Arizona State University, a BA in music from Washington Adventist University, and has studied privately with Donald McInnes. In addition to freelancing throughout the Los Angeles area, April is a member of the Redlands Symphony Orchestra and San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra.


Friday, July 23 to Tuesday, July 27, , 2021


This event will be held online.

Greater Austin Suzuki Institute

St. Andrew's Episcopal School
5901 Southwest Pkwy
Austin TX 78735

Phone: 512-222-8562
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More Info & Contact


Daniel Gee, Director

Phone: 512-222-VLN2
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Shana Guidi, Director

Phone: 512-222-VLN2
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