Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Prizes Awarded at Berlin’s Ton & Erklärung International Violin Competition

22-year-old Leonard Fu from Germany has this week been awarded 1st prize at the 2020 Ton & Erklärung International...

STRINGTELLIGENCE BY THOMASTIK-INFELD | ‘Taming Your Common Violin E-String Issues’ [NEW SERIES]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Thomastik-Infeld string manufacturer’s Director of Engineering and Technology, Mr Franz Klanner. In part 3 of the...

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VC INSTA TAKEOVER | VC Artist Calidore Quartet – Live from Spain [INSIDER]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the VC Artist Calidore String Quartet for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover – direct from Barcelona's L’Auditori and...

VC INSTA TAKEOVER | Youth Music Culture Guangdong– Live from Guangzhou, China [INSIDER]

The Violin Channel recently stopped by the 4th annual Youth Music Culture Guangdong Festival in Guangzhou, China - for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover.     View this...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Stella Chen – Queen Elisabeth Violin Competition 1st Prize Winner

27-year-old violinist Stella Chen is building an international reputation as an emerging young concert artist of outstanding potential. A graduate of Harvard University and the New England Conservatory,...

VC ARTIST | Marmen String Quartet – Banff Quartet Competition 1st Prize Winners

The London-based Marmen String Quartet has in recent seasons established themselves as one of the most promising young chamber music ensembles to emerge internationally. Comprising violinists Johannes Marmen...

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VC INSIGHT | Violinist Charles Castleman – ‘What Are the Hardest Things to Teach?’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, respected American violinist and pedagogue, Mr Charles Castleman shares his thoughts on what he feels are the hardest things to teach a violin student.   ''There...

VC INSIGHT | Baroque Violinist Amandine Beyer – ‘Pros Cons of Gut Violin Strings’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, celebrated French baroque violinist Amandine Beyer shares her thoughts on the pros and cons of performing on gut violin strings.   "The Violin Channel gave me...

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VC BLOG | Violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky – ‘Is It Ok to Teach Just Like Your Old Teachers?’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, British violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky shares his thoughts on if it's a good thing or a bad thing to teach like your old teachers? Or...

VC INSIGHT | Violinist Charles Castleman – ‘What Are the Hardest Things to Teach?’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, respected American violinist and pedagogue, Mr Charles Castleman shares his thoughts on what he feels are the hardest things to teach a violin student.   ''There...

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VC INTERVIEW | David Stern – 2020 Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Competition Co-Chairman

The Violin Channel recently caught up with 2020 Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition Co-Chairman, Mr David Stern. Applications for the 2020 competition to be received by the 20th of...

VC INTERVIEW | Cellist Juliana Soltis – ‘Going Off Script’ With Bach’s Solo Cello Suites

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American Baroque cellist, Juliana Soltis to gain some fascinating insight into her new recording project: ‘Going Off Script’. The 3-disc set explores the...

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