Monthly Archives: June 2016

Can I Fly with a Viola as Carry-On?

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The short answer is yes, but different airlines have different guidelines. Air Canada has received a lot of flack the past few years when it first banned violas from traveling as carry-on luggage only to reverse its stance a few weeks later. Given that the airline already had

Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet Ballet Review

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Romeo and Juliet by Prokofiev is definitely a piece that should be in every violists repertoire and we highly recommend including it in your next recital. The more romantic scenes take advantage of the full expressive range of the viola

Best Viola Jokes

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Violas have always been the butt of viola jokes since first violins came into existence. According to WikiPedia, "The viola jokes are thought to have originated from the 18th century when the part of the viola was very uncomplicated and often just a filler part, thus attracting

7 Best Viola Brands Review 2016

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This is our 2016 best viola brands rankings. See our new best viola brands rankings updated for 2017. The viola is known for its deep, mellow tone which makes buying the right viola paramount. You need to buy a viola brand that is known for high quality workmanship that