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London’s Royal College Renames Program to Shift Antiquated Perceptions of Pianists

The Royal College of Music, in London, has this week announced the official name change of their 'Masters in...

Angry Ex-Wife Jailed For Trashing Husband’s $1.5 Million Violin Collection

A 35-year-old woman, in Nagoya, Japan has this week been sentenced to two years imprisonment - after being found...
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VC VOX POP | “If You Weren’t A String Player, What Other Profession Do You Think You Would Have Pursued?” [Q&A]

“If you weren’t a string player, what other profession do you think you would have pursued?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s top string players...

VC VOX POP | “What Are Your Pre-Concert Rituals?” [Q&A]

“What are your pre-concert rituals?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s top string players to find out … Russian-born Violinist, Dmitry Sitkovetsky: “I make sure that I...
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VC VOX POP | “What Would You Say to Someone Who’s Never Attended a Classical Concert Before?” [Q&A]

“What would you say to someone who has never seen a classical music concert to come to your performance?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s...
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VC WEB BLOG | VC Artist Suyeon Kang – ‘Australian Young Performers Awards Helped My Growth Enormously’ [BLOG]

With the 2018 'Australian Young Performer of the Year' Awards currently reaching its final stages in Sydney, Australia, VC recently caught up with a number of former top prize recipients,...

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 Daniil Bulayev – ‘Little Piccolo Comp: It Was a Great Learning Experience’ [BLOG]

With the 2018 il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition currently entering its final stages in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy, VC recently caught up with a number of former prize winners, to get...

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VC DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS | Conductor Leonard Slatkin – ‘5 Recordings I Can’t Live Without’

The Violin Channel recently caught up with esteemed American conductor, Detroit Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Maestro Leonard Slatkin – for a fun game of VC Desert Island Downloads.  We sat him down to pick his...
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VC DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS | Violinist Cho-Liang Lin – ‘5 Recordings I Can’t Live Without’ [LISTEN]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Taiwanese-American violinist, Mr Cho-Liang Lin – for a fun game of VC Desert Island Downloads. We sat him down to pick his brain on which 5 CD...

VC DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS | Violinist Miriam Fried – ‘5 Recordings I Can’t Live Without’ [LISTEN]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with New England Conservatory violin pedagogue, Ms Miriam Fried – for a fun game of VC Desert Island Downloads.  We sat her down to pick her brain...
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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 INTERVIEW | Cellist Steven Isserlis – April 29th’s New York City 92nd Street Y Baroque Recital

The Violin Channel recently sat down with British cellist Steven Isserlis – as he was making final preparation for his recital this Sunday, with acclaimed harpsichordist and Baroque scholar Richard...

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VC ARTISTS | The Dover Quartet – ‘The Young American String Quartet of the Moment’

The Philadelphia-based Dover Quartet has firmly established themselves as one of the most in-demand young, chamber ensembles to emerge internationally in recent years. Graduates of...

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