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

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]

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

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]

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

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

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]

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

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

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]

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]

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

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

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]

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]

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



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

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