2017 VSA Preliminary Convention Schedule

Thursday November 9

6:30 - 8:00pm  Opening Reception Sponsored by Heritage Insurance Services

Friday November 10

8:30 am - 5:30pm: Registration Desk Open

8:30 am – 1:00pm & 2 - 5:30 pm: Vendor Room Open

9:00am – 5:00pm: Special Exhibition of Historical American Making Open

9:00am – 5:00pm: New Instrument Exhibit Open

9:00-10:00am     Special Exhibition of Historical American Instruments
Speakers: David Bromberg, Chris Germain, John Montgomery & Philip Kass

10:30-11:30am   David Bromberg Instrument Collection
Speaker: David Bromberg

12:00-1:30pm      Special Event: Women in Business Lunch
Sponsored by: by Atelier Constantin Popescu, Bernhardt House of Violin, D’Addario & International Violin Company

2:00-3:00pm         The Dean of American Bowmaking: William Salchow
Speakers: Various Students and Family Members remember William Salchow

3:30-5:00pm         Acoustics Introduction and Overview
Speaker: Evan Davis

7:00pm                    Special Event: Open Mic

Saturday November 11

8:30 am - 5:30pm: Registration Desk Open

8:30 am – 1:00pm & 2 - 5:30 pm: Vendor Room Open

9:00am – 5:00pm: Special Exhibition of Historical American Making Open

9:00am – 5:00pm: New Instrument Exhibit Open

9:00-10:00am      Innovation in American restoration
Speakers: Sharon Que & Stacey Styles

10:30-11:30am   Obie Viola Project
Speakers: Fan-Chia Tao, Marilyn Wallin & Joseph Curtin

12:00-1:30pm     Special Event: New Professionals Lunch

2:00-3:00pm        Open Forum – Restoration Tools & Techniques - Click here to learn about presenting at the Forum
Organized by: Pablo Alfaro & Julian Cossmann Cooke

3:30-5pm               Makers Meet Makers - Open Forum on Making
Organized by: Fan-Chia Tao

5:00- 7:00pm       Closing Reception


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14070 Proton Rd.
Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75244
972-233-9107 x224
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