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Juilliard School Students Protest Annual Tuition Raise

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From June 7 to June 11, a group of students at The Juilliard School protested a planned tuition increase of $1,970 for the 2021-2022...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | World Premiere Recording of Paul Wiancko's "X Suite for Solo Violin"

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The Violin Channel recently sat down for a conversation with Paul Wiancko and VC Artist Alexi Kenney about the work. Wiancko was influenced not only...

Dallas Symphony To Host 2021 Women in Classical Music Symposium

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To be held on November 7-10, 2021, at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas, this year’s focus is “The Future is...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | LGT Young Soloists — "Highly Gifted Young International String Soloists"

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Comprising highly gifted international string soloists, aged 14 to 25, the 28 members hold over 80 national and international competition prizes and accolades. The group...

VC INTERVIEW | Ole Wichmann Discusses New Larsen Aurora Violin String Set

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The Violin Channel recently discussed the new Larsen Aurora Violin String Set with Ole Wichmann, Vice President in Sales and Marketing of Larsen Strings.   Tell...

VC INTERVIEW | Happy 80th Birthday, Jaime Laredo!

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Happy birthday, Jaime! How does it feel to reach such a wonderful age with such panache? Oh my god. I don't know. I have to...

BREAKING | Prizes Awarded at 2021 Klein International String Competition

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A student of Carol Rodland at The Juilliard School and former student of Kim Kashkashian at the New England Conservatory, Yuchen is a former...

VC LIVE | 2021 Klein International String Competition - Final Round

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  2021 IRVING M. KLEIN INTERNATIONAL STRING COMPETITION    SUNDAY 6 JUNE 2021 LIVE FROM SAN FRANCISCO    https://vimeo.com/559100021   Violinist Grace Huh (18, United States) | Pianist Weicong Zhang Poulenc | Sonata for...

Kennedy Center Honors Celebrates Violinist Midori

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The other honorees are choreographer and actress Debbie Allen, singer–songwriter and activist Joan Baez, country singer–songwriter Garth Brooks, and actor Dick Van Dyke. Japanese-born American...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Newly-Released Larsen Aurora Violin String Sets

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The Violin Channel, in conjunction with our good friends at Larsen Strings, is this week giving away 5 fresh-off-the-press sets of the newly-released "Aurora" Violin...

Semi-Finalists Announced at Rotterdam International Conducting Competition

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The inaugural International Conducting Competition Rotterdam announced its 12 semi-finalists. The 2021/2022 semi-finalists are: Carlos Ágreda (Colombia) Bertie Baigent (United Kingdom) Daichi Deguchi (Japan) Martijn Dendievel (Belgium) ...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Sally Beamish's World Premiere of "Distans"

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Sally Beamish recently talked with The Violin Channel about her new work. "My first idea was to draw on the folk music of three countries:...

Prizes Awarded at Lithuania's 2021 Heifetz Violin Competition

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A student of Marco Rizzi at the Reina Sofía School of Music, Javier is a former 1st prize winner at the Violins for Peace...

BREAKING | VC Young Artist María Dueñas Awarded 1st Prize at 2021 Menuhin Competition

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A student of Boris Kuschnir at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna and the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz,...

Prizes Awarded at Romania's Enescu International Violin Competition

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31-year-old Valentin Șerban from Romania was awarded 1st prize at the George Enescu International Violin Competition in Bucharest, Romania. A student of jury member Silvia Marcovici...

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