Schedule of Events

Friday, February 8 1:30pm–5:30pm

Willamette Violin Academy, 669 Lorane Highway, Eugene OR 97405

1:30pm–5:30pm Cozy up in the group class room at the Willamette Violin Academy to watch Dr. Durbin teach individual masterclasses to students of all ages and levels. Bring a notebook to record new ideas, bring a snack, and enjoy watching and learning!


Saturday, February 9 9am–6pm

First Church of Christ, Science--1390 Pearl Street, Eugene OR

9am–11am Advanced Masterclasses with Dr Durbin. Come see the Willamette Violin Academy violinists perform repertoire from “beyond the Suzuki books” individually for Dr. Durbin. Learn and be inspired as he teaches these young, accomplished violinists!

11am Lunch Break. Visit one of Downtown Eugene’s exciting eateries or bring a brown bag lunch to the church.

12pm Parent Talk for parents; play-in for violinists. Check the repertoire list to be prepared.

1pm Willamette Ensemble Open Rehearsal with Terry Durbin. Watch this dynamic, young, violin quartet perform Severn’s Polish Dance and Weber’s Country Dance, followed by a coaching session from world-renowned clinician Dr. Timothy Durbin.

2pm For Parents: How to select and care for your advancing violinist’s instrument, from the youngest beginner to the pre-professional teenager. For students: Rock Improv with Dr. Drew Nobile. Learn to groove, no matter what your age and level. From twinklers to Book 10, Dr. Nobile will teach kids how to rock!

3pm–6pm All students will take a group class from Dr. Durbin and a theory class from Dr. Drew Nobile.