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VC LIVE | 2021 Geneva International Cello Competition [WATCH NOW]

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  Open to cellists aged 14 to 30, this year's first prize winner will receive CHF 20,000 plus an invitation to join the competition's two-year...

Candidates Announced at the 2021 Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition

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  The 2021 candidates are: Bergamot Quartet Ulysses Quartet The Julius Quartet Balourdet Quartet AYA Piano Trio Merz Trio Metropolitan Trio   Open to international chamber ensembles...

VC LIVE | 2021 BANFF Centre International String Quartet Festival [WATCH NOW]

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  Similarly to last year, the 2021 Banff Centre International String Quartet Festival is going virtual, bringing world-class chamber music to the comfort of your...

Prizes Awarded at Switzerland's Tibor Varga Violin Competition

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  A graduate of the International Center for Music at Park University, Curtis Institute of Music and the New England Conservatory, where she studied with Ben...

VC LIVE | 2021 Tibor Varga International Violin Competition [WATCH NOW]

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Held biannually, the competition is open to international violinists under 26 years of age. This year's 28 candidates were selected from 124 young musicians. The...

VC INTERVIEW | Barry Shiffman on the BANFF Centre International String Quartet Festival

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  Tune in here to watch the 2021 Banff Centre International String Quartet Festival, streaming live here on The Violin Channel. Artistic Director Barry Shiffman recently...

2nd Round Candidates Announced at Germany's ARD International Violin Competition

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  The 2021 ARD International Music Competition announced the 14 violin candidates advancing to its in-person second round stage. Due to the COVID-situation, the first round...

Violinist Igor Oistrakh has Died, Aged 90

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  Legendary Soviet-born violinist, violist and conductor Igor Oistrakh was born in 1931 in Odessa, Ukraine. After being introduced to the violin by his father, David...

Finalists Announced at Switzerland's Tibor Varga Violin Competition

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Held biannually, the competition is open to international violinists under 26 years of age. 28 candidates were selected from 124 young musicians to participate...

2021 Banff Centre International String Quartet Festival to be Held Online

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  Similarly to last year, The Banff Centre International String Quartet Festival is going virtual, bringing world-class chamber music to the comfort of your home. Led...

Emerson String Quartet Announces Retirement

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  The Emerson String Quartet comprises violinists Eugene Drucker and Philip Setzer, violist Lawrence Dutton, and cellist Paul Watkins. After their retirement, all members will continue...

VC LIVE | 2021 Meadowmount School of Music — Direct from Upstate New York [WATCH NOW]

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  The Meadowmount School of Music was established in 1944 by pedagogue Ivan Galamian and offers a 7-week summer program in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York...

VC LIVE | Tippet Rise On Tour: August Festival [WATCH NOW]

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Located in Fishtail, Montana, Tippet Rise celebrates the concept of art, music, architecture, and nature being inextricably linked in the human experience — thus...

VC INTERVIEW | Qian Zhou, Singapore International Violin Competition Jury Chair

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  In a few months, the Singapore International Violin Competition (SIVC) will take place for the third time — postponed from last year due to COVID-19...

VC INTERVIEW | Mark Hayman on the Meadowmount School of Music Summer Program

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  The Violin Channel recently sat down with Mark Hayman, new Executive Director of the renowned Meadowmount School of Music, in upstate New York. Tune in...

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