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International Viola d'amore Congresses

The International Viola d’amore Society e.V. holds a congress every two years. These musical occasions are attended by viola d’amore players, music scientists, teachers and violin makers from all over the world. The society organises concerts, talks, and exhibitions of instruments and music at the congresses:

International Viola d’amore Congresses

Organizer 1982-2012: Viola d’amore Society of America
From 2014: International Viola d’amore Society e.V.


No.

Year

Town and area

Country

Host


1

1982
June 29 -July 1

Laramie,
Wyoming

USA

University of Wyoming
Dr. Gordon Childs

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2

1984
June 28-30

Pittsburg,
Kansas

USA

Pittsburg State University
Mary Elliott James †

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3

1986
July 10-12

Austin,
Texas

USA

University of Texas
David G. Troutman


4

1988
August 22-24

Stuttgart,
Baden-Württemberg

Germany

Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart
Arnt Martin


5

1990
July 7-9

Vermillion,
South Dakota

USA

University of South Dakota, Allison Alcorn
The Shrine to Music Museum, Dr. Andre Larson


6

1992
June 24-26

Grantham,
Lincolnshire

United Kingdom

Harlaxtan College
Gordon Maxwell Tonson-Ward †


7

1994
July 25-27

Dayton,
Ohio

USA

Kettering 7th Day Adventist Church
Dr. Kenneth and Sally Christman


8

1996
July 25-27

Michaelstein,
Sachsen-Anhalt

Germany

Institut für Aufführungspraxis der Musik des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts
Marianne Rônez-Kubitschek

9

1998
June 25-27

Orem,
Utah

USA

Utah Valley State College
Dr. Gordon Childs


10

2000
July 5-9

Trossingen,
Baden-Württemberg

Germany

Bundesakademie für musikalische Jugendbildung
Günter Ojstersek †, Heinz Berck and Hans Lauerer

11

2002
June 7-14

Radziejowice,
Mazowsze

Poland

Pałac w Radziejowicach
Mazowieckie Centrum Kultury i Sztuki and Polskie towarzystwo muzyki dawnej, Warszawa
Artur Paciorkiewicz

12

2004
June 16-19

Ephraim,
Utah

USA

Snow College
Magdalena Ondrasova and Dr. Gordon Childs


13

2006
June 21-24

Rendsburg,
Schleswig-Holstein

Germany

Nordkolleg Rendsburg
Wolfgang Anton, Doritha and Hans-Henning Schwier

14

2008
June 18-24

Ochsenhausen,
Baden-Württemberg

Germany

Landesakademie für die musizierende Jugend in Baden-Württemberg
Rüdiger Müller-Nübling and Hans Lauerer

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15

2010
June 21-24

Evanston,
Illinois

USA

Music Institute of Chicago
Rachel Barton Pine


16

2012
June 14-17

Innsbruck,
Tirol

Austria

Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum
Marianne Rônez-Kubitschek


No.

Year

Town and area

Country

Host

 

17

2014
June 25-29

Budapest and Kaposvár,
Somogy

Hungary

Franz-Liszt-Musikschule Kaposvár
Margit Urbanetz-Vig

18

2016
June 13-19

Lusławice,
Malopolska

Poland

Europejskie Centrum Muzyki                      Krzysztof Pendereckiego
Artur Paciorkiewicz

19

2018
June 4-10

Sondershausen,
Thüringen

Germany

Landesmusikakademie Thüringen
Anne Schumann and Klaus Voigt

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20

2020
June 15-21

Sigulda,
Vidzeme

Latvia

Baltais Flīɠelis = White Grand Piano Concert Hall and Music School
Karlīna Īvāne and Aleksandrs Vališevskis