Viola LA!Workshop for awesome violists!
Saturday, September 30, 2023
Centenary College of Louisiana
Hurley School of Music
2911 Centenary Blvd
Shreveport, LA 71104
We are excited to announce our one-day workshop for violists. All the young violists (K-12) are invited to celebrate the viola and its music at the Centenary College of Louisiana! Register today!
Dr. Kimberly Sparr
Equally skilled as a soloist, chamber and orchestral violist, Kimberly Sparr has garnered praise for her versatility and virtuosity across the United States and beyond. She is a founding member of Atlantic Chamber Ensemble and is the assistant principal viola of the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra.
An enthusiastic educator, Dr. Sparr has been on the faculties of Texas Tech University, The College of William & Mary, and University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). She received her degrees from Rice University, New England Conservatory, and the University of Maryland. Her teachers include James Dunham, Daniel Foster, Heidi Castleman, Victoria Chiang, and Martha Strongin Katz.
ViolaLA 2022 is hosted by the Centenary Suzuki School at the Centenary College of Louisiana. This event is made possible thanks to the Shreveport Suzuki Parents Association, Hurley School of Music, Sushiko and Line Avenue Pharmacy. These generous sponsors have contributed to fostering a community that supports young violists, their teachers, and musicians.