- The Orchestra Audition: How to Prepare by Roger Frisch. Along with detailed information how to prepare for the symphony orchestra audition, included in the back of the book is a section of the Most Commonly Asked Excerpts featuring Robert Vernon and his orchestral excerpt suggestions for the viola.
- www.JuanMariaSolare.com, website for Juan Maria Solare, an Argentine-born composer based in Germany, who wrote several pieces for the viola.
- www.nsamusicsupplies.com – No Strings Attached Music Supplies
- www.tallerdelso.com – Luthier in Barcelona. Repairs and produces hand-made violas.
- The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness published this fall by Oxford University Press – www.MusiciansWay.com
- Hawaii Performing
Arts Festival, an exciting new music festival on the big island of Hawaii
in the beautiful highlands of Waimea. The festival will take place June 20
through July 7, 2005.
- The Online Music School:
Featuring the instruments and music of Violin Maker and master fiddle player
Jim McKillop in Video/DVD and CDs. Online multimedia violin lessons to be
- David Milward’s Viola Workshop
d’amore Society of America
- Thomas Oboe Lee, composer
- AMG’s classical music guide:
An attempt to list all works by all composers.
- Nelle Doak O’Neill,
Luthier (specializing in small violas)
- American Symphony Orchestra League
- Werner Icking Music
Archive: provides free, printable sheet music. This web site by Christian
Mondrup is a continuation of the late Werner Icking’s GMD Music Archive. You
may need to get GSView and GhostScript at http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/index.html
to read and print downloaded files.
- scorchmusic.com lets you find, play
and print thousands of scores by living composers and arrangers.
- Harry Wimmer – The Joy of Cello Playing
- Cheniston K Roland’s Violin Land
- Backstage – The
Orchestral Musicians’ Forum
- Free Music Scores
- Editio Alto
Musikverlag – Music Publishing
- La Scena Musicale Online
- Hampel Violins in Hamburg, Germany.
- Metzler Violins in Los Angeles.
- Consort Press publishes viola music
by John Biggs.
- Oberlin Conservatory
- Dantalian, publisher of Donald Martino’s
- Wiener Konzerthaus
- Musical Online
- Southern Music Company
- J. W. Pepper – Sheet Music Retailer
- Strad Magazine
- Lamoureux Violins, classical music outfitters
- SAS Chinrest and Viva La Musica Shoulder
- NAMM – International Music Products Association
- International Index to Music Periodicals
- Practice Violins
- 34. COLLECTION WILLIAM MARTIN
- Net Instruments, marketplace
- Klassik Online (The Viola Web Site
was its Web Site of the Week)
- Amateur Chamber Music Players
- How to subscribe to ACMP-L (Amateur Chamber Music
Players Mailing List – Unofficial)
- How to subscribe to ASTA-L (American String Teachers
Association Mailing List)
The Mailing List for the Orchestra Professional
- Quinn Violins
- Cauer Violins
- Internet Cello Society
- LA Philharmonic
- American Federation of Musicians
- FURTWNGLER-DAYS in JENA/GERMANY
- The New Grove Dictionary
of Music and Musicians
- Round Top Music Festival
- Indiana University’s music site
- Music Publishers’ Association
- Yahoo’s Music Links
Classical Music page
- Southwest Strings
- LA Opera