British Viola Society

In 2007 Louise founded the English Viola Society, and five years later in 2012, the EVS became the British Viola Society. The late John White was the first Honorary President of the BVS, and more recently the composer and violist Sally Beamish has taken over the role. The BVS has gone from strength to strength with a fantastic website, dedicated committee; monthly online Newsletter, brilliant discounts, offers from various organisations and a myriad of activities and ventures that it supports. Including the Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competitions (2014, 2017 and 2020) and the international Viola Congresses held in Stellenbosch, South Africa (2009); Krakow, Poland (2013); Porto, Portugal (2014); Cremona, Italy (2016) and Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2018).

Welcome to the British Viola Society