Scott Slapin
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Member Since: January 8, 2006
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Scott Slapin

Scott Slapin is a violacentric composer and performer based in western Massachusetts and one half of the Slapin-Solomon Viola Duo. In addition to having written seven albums of original chamber works, Scott is the soloist for many premiere recordings including the first recording produced by the American Viola Society, Premieres, and the first complete recording of J.S. Bach's Sonatas and Partitas on viola. At eighteen, Scott was one of the youngest graduates of the Manhattan School of Music, where he studied with Emanuel Vardi. For more information, please visit

"If any contemporary violist continues to carry the torch of the composer-performer, it is Scott Slapin." -Journal of the American Viola Society

"Scott Slapin is great!" -Ruggiero Ricci

"Slapin is a real viola virtuoso..." -American Record Guide

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