Famous viola players

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'Up' by a string quartet

The ‘Up’ theme tune, but it’s played by a string quartet

Alexey Shor, composer

‘I wish people wrote more tuneful music’ - composer Alexey Shor

string instruments quiz

How well do you know your string instruments?

Viola fail

Try not to jump out of your seat at this hilarious viola fail

viola security damage

‘I don’t care’: reported response of airport security guard who damaged 300-year-old instrument

Raghad Haddad

‘My homeland is torn and I want to heal it’: meet the inspiring Syrian musician making a new life in the UK

Students design brace to help 9-year-old with cere

9 year old with cerebral palsy can now play viola thanks to some impressive engineering