For Attendees

Interested in purchasing tickets to the Primrose International Viola Competition® 2018 and the American Viola Society Festival? Click here for details! The Competition will take place from June 10 through 16, and the American Viola Society Festival will take place from June 13 through 16, 2018 at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, California.

Special Hotel Rates

Due to the E3 (video gaming) Conference taking place during the same week as the Primrose Competition and the American Viola Society Festival, lodging in Los Angeles will be difficult to find. It is suggested that, if need be, guests reserve a room for the first half of the week at one location and lock in the special rate(s) below for the rest of their stays.


Address: 200 South Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (just 2 blocks from Colburn)
Dates: June 15–17, 2018
Discount: $115/night for a standard room (plus tax)
Discount code: COLS
Contact: Please click or call (213) 621-4455 for reservations, and present the discount code above.


Address: 506 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071 (a 10-minute walk from Colburn)
Dates: June 14–June 17, 2018
Discount: $209/night for a deluxe room (plus tax)
Discount code: 1806COLBUR
Contact: Please click or call (213) 612-1575 for reservations, and present the discount code above. Note that the discount code is only effective until May 11, 2018.


Address: 328 East 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (a 15-minute walk from Colburn; center of Little Tokyo)
Dates: June 10–17, 2018
Discount: 10% off the best available rate up until APRIL 1, 2018 (rates will vary from approximately $209-$309/night for a standard room)
Discount code: 101541
Contact: Please email with the discount code above, dates of stay, number of rooms, number of guests, and credit card information.