Elmarie van der Vyver is one of the leading exponents and ambassadors of the viola in South Africa today.  She has a special interest in the expansion, promotion and performing of South African viola repertoire.

Elmarie was born in  Delareyville, South Africa in 1965. Alan Solomon was her teacher for both the violin and the viola. She continued her studies with prof Piet Koornhof of the Northwest University.

She is heavily involved in teaching, chamber music and solo recitals, as well as orchestral work.

Elmarie van der Vyver