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School of Music

Violin Day at Butler University

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Register online now! Registration form is now closed. Contact or 317-940-9065 for late registration.

ATTENTION PARTICIPANTS: Violin Day details were sent via email on Wednesday, Sept. 26 with subject line "Violin Day details for Sat, Sept. 29". If you did not receive this email, or have questions, please contact

Butler University Violin Day will be Saturday, September 29, 2018 in the Schrott Center for the Arts!  Violin Day is free and open to violinists in 8th through 12th grade. Parents, teachers and colleagues of participating students are also welcome to attend. Registered violin student participants will receive complimentary lunch in the campus dining hall. The event will be hosted by Professor Larry Shapiro, professor of violin at Butler University along with Professor Richard Auldon Clark, director of the Butler Symphony Orchestra, and Dr. Lisa Brooks, professor of violin, as well as current Butler students and alumni.

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Schedule (subject to change)

All activities will take place in the Schrott Center for the Arts unless otherwise noted.

9:00-9:15 AM Check-In/Registration
9:30 AM Opening recital
10:00 AM Q & A with Butler violin students
10:15 AM Technique class
11:30 AM Lunch in Atherton Union dining hall; provided to registered students**
12:30 PM Master class with Prof. Larry Shapiro
1:30 PM Rehearsal with Prof. Richard Clark
3:00 PM Panel discussion with Butler faculty + short break
3:30-4:00 PM Closing concert

**Lunch is provided to all registered violin student participants (8th-12th grade). Parents and colleagues may purchase lunch in Atherton Union separately if desired.


Additional sessions may be offered if participation allows.

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