Thursday, January 24, 2019

Candidates Announced for 2019 Montreal International Violin Competition

The 24 candidates have been announced for the 2019 Montreal International Violin Competition – to be held in Montreal, Canada from...

Architectural Design Unveiled for New £288M London Concert Hall

Design plans have this week been unveiled in London for a proposed new 2,000-seat 'Centre of Music' concert hall -...

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VC INSTA TAKEOVER | Violinist Renaud Capuçon – Live from Paris’ Olympia Hall [INSIDER]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with violinist Renaud Capuçon for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover – direct from Paris’ Olympia Hall.     View this post on Instagram   RENAUD CAPUÇON...

VC INSTA TAKEOVER | Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival [INSIDER]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing and Chinese conductor Tan Dun for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover – direct from this...

VC INSTA TAKEOVER | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – Live from the Edinburgh Festival [INSIDER]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with violinist Nicola Benedetti for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover – direct from this year's Edinburgh Festival.     View this post...

VC INSTA TAKEOVER | Bravo! Vail Music Festival – Live from Vail, Colorado [INSIDER]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the Bravo! Vail Music Festival for a behind-the-scenes Instagram takeover – direct from Vail, Colorado, United States, with industry...

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VC ARTISTS | The Aizuri Quartet – “Imaginative … and Genuinely Exciting”

The New York-based Aizuri String Quartet has firmly established themselves as one of the most in-demand young, chamber ensembles to emerge internationally in recent years. Comprising violinists Ariana Kim and Miho Saegusa,...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Risa Hokamura, 17 – Indianapolis Comp & Young Concert Artists Major Prizes

17-year-old Japanese violinist Risa Hokamura is quickly building an international reputation as a young virtuoso of outstanding potential. A student of Koichiro Harada, Mayuko Kamio and Machie Oguri at the...

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VC INSIGHT | VC Artist Stefan Jackiw – ‘Physically & Mentally Recovering from an Injury’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American violin virtuoso, VC Artist Stefan Jackiw. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Stefan talks us through his personal experience physically and mentally recovering from a potentially...

VC INSIGHT | Violist Helen Callus – ‘Preparing for a Recording is Like Preparing For a Marathon’ [LEARN]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Bienen School of Music Viola Professor, Helen Callus. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Helen talks us through the trials and tribulations of recording an album. "Preparing for...

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VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Karen Gomyo – ‘The Paramount Importance of Stretching’ [INSIGHT]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Japanese-Canadian violin virtuoso Karen Gomyo. In an VC-exclusive guest blog, the international soloist shares her thoughts on the importance of stretching before playing - to...

VC WEB BLOG | Violin Pedagogue Mrs Almita Vamos – ‘Qualities of an Effective Instrumental Teacher’ [INSIGHT]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, respected Chicago-based violin pedagogue Mrs Almita Vamos shares her thoughts on the technical and interpersonal qualities required to become an effective instrumental teacher ...   "To...

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VC INTERVIEW | Violinist Chee-Yun – ‘Career Turning Points and Critical Moments’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Southern Methodist University Artist-in-Residence, South Korean-born violinist Chee-Yun. We sat her down to discuss the turning points and major influences in her career...
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VC INTERVIEW | Rockport Music Festival Artistic Director, Violinist Barry Shiffman

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the newly-appointed Rockport Chamber Music Festival Artistic Director, former long time St. Lawrence String Quartet violinist, Mr Barry Shiffman.  The Rockport Music Festival will run from...

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VC ARTISTS | The Aizuri Quartet – “Imaginative … and Genuinely Exciting”

The New York-based Aizuri String Quartet has firmly established themselves as one of the most in-demand young, chamber ensembles to emerge internationally in recent years. Comprising violinists Ariana Kim and Miho Saegusa,...

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