Scott Slapin

scott-slapinScott Slapin’s viola playing has received critical acclaim in the American Record Guide, Fanfare, Mundo Clásico, Musical Opinion, and Strad, and his compositions have been performed by violists across the United States and Europe as well as at the Primrose, Tertis and ARD Competitions. He has given countless recitals and written two albums of violacentric recital music: ‘All Viola, All the Time’ and ‘Reflection’. Scott made many premiere recordings for the American Viola Society, and he is the first person to have recorded the complete cycle of Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas on viola. At eighteen he was one of the youngest graduates of the Manhattan School of Music. Scott and his wife, Tanya Solomon, maintain a private teaching studio in South Hadley and worldwide via Skype. For more information, visit and