60 Viola Jokes & Puns For Arco Laughter

20+ Viola Jokes & Puns To Take A Bow For A Laugh
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Viola is a string instrument that is similar to a violin but has a lower pitch. It is usually played in an orchestra, and its sound is mellower than that of the violin. Some people enjoy playing viola because it is a challenging instrument to learn, and its music often has a more emotional quality than that of the violin. However, other enjoy viola jokes and puns, especially violin players.

Here are some viola jokes to get your laughing.


Funny Viola Jokes & Puns

1. Why is a viola like a lawsuit?
Everyone’s happy when the case is closed.

2. What do you call someone who hangs around with musicians?
A violist.


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3. What can a violinist can do better than a violist?
Play the viola.

4. How do you keep your violin from being stolen?
Put it in a viola case.

5. What’s the difference between the first and last desk of the viola section?
Half a bar.

6. How do you get a violist to play a passage pianissimo tremolando?
Mark it as “solo.”

7. What’s the difference between a viola and a vacuum cleaner?
A vacuum cleaner has to be plugged in before it sucks.

8. How can you tell if a violist is playing out of tune?
His bow is moving.

9. What is the difference between a radio and a viola?
A radio plays music.

10. What is the difference between an onion and a viola?
No one cries when you chop up a viola.

In the meanwhile, here are some more funny viola jokes and puns.

11. How do you make a violin sound like a viola?
Sit in the back row and just pretend to play.

12. What do you call viola auditions?
All are welcome.

13. Did you hear about the crime by a pair of string musicians?
It was a drive-by viola recital.

14. Why don’t violists play hide and seek?
Because no one will look for them.

15. What do you call a violist that’s bad at playing the viola?
A violist.

16. Why are violas larger than violins?
They are actually not. It is just that viola players have small heads.

17. What’s the range of a viola?
About 10 meters.

18. What do you call two viola players playing in unison?
Counterpoint.

19. What is the difference between a viola and a trampoline?
People take off their shoes to jump on a trampoline.

20. What’s the definition of perfect pitch?
When you throw a viola into a skip cleanly.

 


More Viola Jokes and Puns

More Viola Jokes and Puns

Violas are also popular because they are less expensive than violins and can be easier to find in music stores. The viola is a great instrument for people of all ages, and it is an especially good choice for beginners. If you have never played an instrument before, the viola is a good place to start. It is relatively easy to learn the basics of the viola, and you will be able to progress to more advanced levels of playing. Perhaps, this so-called ease of learning is the source of viola jokes.

21. What’s the best part of a viola?
The mute.

22. How is lightning like a violist’s fingers?
Neither one strikes in the same place twice.

23. What’s the difference between a violin and a viola?
The viola burns longer.

24. What’s the difference between a violin and a viola?
The viola holds more beer.

25. What’s the difference between a violin and a viola?
You can tune the violin.

26. What’s the difference between a violist and a dog?
A dog is able to stop scratching.

27. What’s the definition of a minor second?
Two violists playing in unison.

28. Why do violists stand for long periods outside people’s houses?
They can’t find the key and they don’t know when to come in.

29. What’s the difference between a washing machine and a violist?
Vibrato.

30. Why do so many people take an instant dislike to the viola?
It saves time.

31. How was the canon invented?
Two violists were trying to play the same passage together.

32. Why is playing the viola like peeing in your pants?
They both give you a nice warm feeling without making any sound.

33. A comic was recently flying to Berlin. He decided to strike up a conversation with his seatmate.
“I’ve got a great violist joke. Would you like to hear it?”
“I should let you know first that I am a violist.”
“That’s OK. I’ll tell it real slow!”

31. What’s the difference between a viola and a lawnmower?
You can tune the lawnmower.

32. Why is a viola solo like a bomb?
By the time you hear it, it’s too late to do anything about it.

33. How does a composer create an orchestral glissando effect?
Write a 16th note run for the violas.

34. Why do violists smile when they play?
Because ignorance is bliss and what they don’t know can’t hurt them.

35. Why shouldn’t violists take up mountaineering?
Because if they get lost, it takes ages before anyone notices that they’re missing.

36. What’s the difference between a dead skunk in the road and a crushed viola in the road?
Skid marks before the skunk.

37. How do you get a violin to sound like a viola?
Sit in the back and don’t play.

38. What’s the last thing a violist does before walking on stage for a concert?
Looks for his instrument.

39. What’s the difference between a chain saw and a viola?
If you absolutely had to, you could use a chain saw in a string quartet.

40. What is the definition of a cluster chord?
A viola section playing on the C string.


Even More Viola Jokes

Even More Viola Jokes

It can be hard on violists but we can’t help but enjoy these viola jokes that poke fun at their choice of musical instrument.

41. Why do people tremble with fear when someone comes into a bank carrying a violin case?
They think he’s carrying a viola and might be about to use it.

42. What does a viola section sound like underwater?
A good idea.

43. Why can’t you hear a viola on a digital recording?
Because recording technology is now able to eliminate any extraneous noise.

44. What instrument do violists envy most?
The harp. You only ever have to play pizzicato on open strings.

45. What’s another name for viola auditions?
Scratch lottery.

46. How can you make a violin sound more like a viola?
Play only on the G string and miss a lot of notes.

47. What’s the latest crime wave in New York City?
Drive-by viola recitals.

48. How does a violist’s brain cell die?
Alone.

49. How many violists does it take to make a batch of chocolate chip cookies?
Ten. One to stir the batter and nine to peel the M & M’s.

50. What’s the similarity between the Beatles and the viola section of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra?
Neither has played together since 1970.

51. Did you hear about the violist who played in tune?
Neither did I.

52. Why do people tremble with fear when someone comes into a bank carrying a viola case?
They think he’s carrying a viola and might be about to use it.

53. What’s the difference between the first and last desk of a viola section?
Half a measure.

54. What’s the difference between the first and last desk of a viola section?
A semi-tone.

55. If you’re lost in the desert, what do you aim for? A good viola player, a bad viola player or an oasis?
The bad viola player. The other two are only figments of your imagination.

56. What’s the difference between a pizza and a violist?
A pizza can feed a family of four.

57. What is the main requirement at the “International Viola Competition?”
Hold the viola from memory.

58. Why did the violist marry the accordion player?
Upward mobility.

59. How do you transcribe a violin piece for viola?
Divide the metronome marking by two.

60. How do you get a violin to sound like a viola?
Play in the low register with a lot of wrong notes.

Did you like these viola jokes? Okay, we have more music-related jokes for you to have a laugh at. For example, you can discover funny violin jokes here.


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