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Violin Fest


Western Kentucky University, Fine Arts Center
November 13 - 14, 2015


The WKU Violin Fest is an exciting weekend event that brings together violinists and teachers of all ages. The Violin Fest features masterclasses, group performances, a faculty recital,and special topic discussions. All participants are encouraged to take part in the violin group performances, and selected soloists will be chosen to perform in the masterclasses. In addition to performance based activities, special sessions will focus on topics such as vibrato, beginning set up, and practice tips.

This year's guest faculty is Mauricio Fuks, Professor of Music at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music . WKU faculty members Dr. Ching-Yi Lin and Andrew Braddock will also serve on the faculty of the Violin Fest.

Students of all ages are welcome. There will be groups for Suzuki Books 1, 2, and 3, and an advanced group for high school and college students. Teachers who attend will receive three credit hours of professional development and a signed certificate.

Note: A registration form is required.   Please mail form to:

ATTN Ching-Yi Lin
WKU Music Department #41029
FAC 325
1906 College Heights Blvd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101

The Violin Fest promises to be an engaging and vibrant weekend full of all things violin! For any further questions, please contact

Registration and Schedule

CLICK HERE for the registration form. 

CLICK HERE for the detailed schedule.

For a map of parking locations on campus, please click here (PDF)

Faculty Bios and Information

Hotel and Dining Information

Faculty Recital Program (Friday at 7:30pm)




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