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School of Music

Violin Day at Butler University

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Register online now! --Space is still available, register now to join us.

NOTE: A final details email was sent Monday, Sept. 23 to all registered participants. If you did not receive this email, please contact

The annual Butler University Violin Day is free event open to violinists in 8th through 12th grade. Parents, teachers and colleagues of participating students are also welcome to attend. The event will include performances by current Butler violin students, a master class and special topics sessions with Butler faculty and guests, time to interact with Butler students and faculty, as well as lunch in a campus dining hall. Event activities will take place in the Schrott Center for the Arts and Lilly Hall.


Larry ShapiroLarry Shapiro
Professor, Violin, Butler University






Special Guests:

Richard ClarkRichard Clark
Professor, Viola, Director of Orchestral Studies, Butler Symphony Orchestra





John RihanniJohn Rihanni
Encore Orchestral Strings




Schedule (subject to change):

SCA= Schrott Center for the Arts |  LH= Lilly Hall | AU= Atherton Union

9:45 AM Check-in/Registration, SCA lobby
10:00 AM Welcome + Showcase Recital, SCA stage
10:45 AM Technique Class with Prof. Richard Clark, LH 124
12:00 PM John Rihanni presentation and instrument sampling, SCA
12:30 PM Lunch, AU
1:15 PM Violin Master Class with Prof.Shapiro, SCA stage
2:30 PM Q&A Panel with current Butler violin majors, SCA upper lobby
3:00 PM Dismissal from SCA lobby

If you have any questions, please contact the School of Music office at or 317-940-9065.