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BREAKING | 7-Year-Old Wunderkind Awarded Grand Prize at Grumiaux Junior Competition

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7-year-old Japanese violinist Himari Yoshimura has today been awarded the Grand Prize in the Junior 10 years and under category of the 2019 Grumiaux...

TRAGIC NEWS | Canadian Composer Julien Gauthier Has Been Killed By a Wild Bear Attack [RIP]

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44 year-old French-Canadian composer Julien Gauthier has been tragically killed following an attack by a grizzly bear - in the Northwestern Territory of Canada. Julien,...

BREAKING | Semi-Finalists Announced at Queen Elisabeth International Violin Comp

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The 24 Semi-Finalists have just minutes ago been announced at the 2019 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition –in Brussels, Belgium. The 24 Semi-Finalists are: VC Young...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leia Zhu – Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1, 10 Years Old, 2017 [VIDEO]

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10 years old British violinist Leia Zhu performing the first movement from Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major - with collaborative pianist...

BREAKING | Finalists Announced at Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition

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The 12 Finalists have just minutes ago been announced at the 2019 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition – in Brussels, Belgium. The 2019 Finalists are: VC...

Disgraced Conductor James Levine To Return to Podium in 2021

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It has been announced this week that conductor James Levine will return to the concert stage at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Arts Festival in...

TRAGIC NEWS | 17-Year-Old International Violinist Found Dead from Drug Overdose [RIP]

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It has been reported today that 17-year-old Russian-British violinist Katya Tsukanova has died in London - from a suspected accidental recreational drug overdose. A student...

Hilary Hahn to Take 1 Year Sabbatical From Performing - Effective Immediately

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Violinist Hilary Hahn has this week announced her intention to take a 1 year sabbatical from performing concerts - effective from September 1st, 2019. The...

BREAKING | Finalists Announced at 2019 Montreal International Violin Competition

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The 6 Finalists have just minutes ago been announced at the 2019 Concours Musical International de Montréal – in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The 2019 Finalists are: ...

New 3D-Printed Arm Unveiled to Aid 10 Year Old Girl Play Violin [VIDEO]

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A team of final-year engineering students at the George Mason University, in the United States, have today unveiled a new 3D-printed ‘arm’ - now used...

VERY SAD NEWS | Luminary Violinist Ida Haendel Has Passed Away – Aged 91 [RIP]

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Luminary Polish-born Jewish violinist and teacher Ida Haendel has passed away, in Miami – aged 91. A student of Carl Flesch and George Enescu, Ms Haendel will be...

TRAGIC NEWS | Andre Rieu’s Long-Serving Trombonist Has Died - Aged 47

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Dutch trombonist Ruud Merx has died this morning, aged just 47, following a massive heart attack on Saturday morning - whilst on tour in...

American Violin Virtuoso Hilary Hahn Pregnant With First Child

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American violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn has today announced, via social media, she and her husband are expecting their first child. “My husband and I are...

ASK THE PROS | Violinist Cho-Liang Lin - 'Best Tips For Impressing a School Audition Panel' [ADVICE]

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Raymond Tengku from Malaysia was keen to know: ‘What are your best tips for impressing a school entrance audition panel?’ We threw Raymond's question over to...

STOLEN VIOLIN ALERT | 1700 Matteo Goffriller Violin, London [PLEASE SHARE]

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An international alert has been issued today for a 1700 Matteo Goffriller violin - stolen from a Gatwick Express train on Friday 24th March,...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Kerson Leong, 23 – Menuhin Competition 1st Prize Winner

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An Associated Artist at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium, where he was mentored by Augustin Dumay, Kerson is a former Junior 1st...

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