New video reveals shocking levels of viola prejudice on the streets of New York

If you thought it would be safe to put your viola case over your shoulder and walk the streets of New York City, you would be terribly, heart-breakingly wrong.

Viola New York City

In 2014, a covertly filmed viral video '10 Hours of Walking in New York City as a Woman' showed a woman walking around the city. The result was a video that exposed the shocking number of comments and relentless harassment women face every day in New York and around the world. 

In a niche muso follow-up, classical-spoof website Submediant investigated what the streets of New York were for the most misunderstood of musicians, the viola player.

The video shows a shocking level of anti-viola sentiment and prejudice that all musicians should see. 

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