Small_nws_excemption3 Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream - Scherzo

Orchestral Excerpts | Robert Vernon, Viola
Bt_movie_not_in_use Off-the-string, sautillé stroke - descriptive words for the stroke 00h:00m:30s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Use of the wrist in the stroke 00h:01m:45s
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Bt_movie_not_in_use Practice starting with détaché stroke 00h:04m:35s
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Robert Vernon, Principal Viola of the Cleveland Orchestra, works with Katerina Istomin, on the Scherzo from Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Felix Mendelssohn

A Midsummer Night's Dream


Recorded Date: 13-01-2013


Robert Vernon

Robert Vernon has served as the Principal Violist of the Cleveland Orchestra since 1976. Vernon occupies the endowed Chaillé H. and Richard B. Tullis Chair, and along with Franklin Cohen has served longer in a Principal position than any other current member of the Orchestra. Vernon also heads the Viola Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music, and is a faculty member at the renowned Juilliard School of Music. Vernon also serves on the Faculty at Kent/Blossom, the National Orchestral Institute in Maryland, the New World Symphony Orchestra, and the Encore School for Strings. He also frequents several chamber music festivals including the Sarasota Music Festival (Sarasota, Florida), and the Nevada Chamber Music Festival (Reno, Nevada).