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WACKY WEDNESDAY | Beluga Whale Gets a Concert [WOW]

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ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday, Miriam Fried!

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A protege of Josef Gingold and Ivan Galamian, Ms Fried is a former 1st prize winner at the Paganini and Queen Elisabeth International Violin...

MEET THE PROS | Cho-Liang Lin, Juilliard School & Rice University – 'VC 20 Questions' [VIDEO]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed violinist Cho-Liang Lin – jury member of the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. We sat the Taiwanese-born...

VC Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold Viola String Set Winners Announced!

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And the winners are in! The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a newly-released set of Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold viola strings. The newest...

Street in Austria Named in Honour of Violinist Gidon Kremer

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It has been announced today that a street, ‘Gidon Kremer Allee’, has been named in honour of Latvian-born violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer - in...

West Australian Opera Scraps Carmen Over Fears it Promotes Smoking

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The West Australian Opera has today announced the controversial cancellation of their planned upcoming production of Bizet's 'Carmen' - over fears it promotes and...

Bassist Xavier Foley Claims Black and Latino $50,000 Sphinx Competition Grand Prize

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19 year old, American double bassist Xavier Foley has been awarded the US $50,000 1st Prize at the Sphinx Competition, in Detroit USA. The Sphinx...

OUT NOW | Violinist Daniel Hope’s New Album: ‘Journey to Mozart’ [LISTEN]

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Deutsche Grammophon has this week announced the release of British violinist Daniel Hope’s new album: ‘Journey to Mozart’. Recorded with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, the...

American Violinist and ‘Fame’ Conductor Jonathan Strasser Has Died

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American violinist, conductor and educator Jonathan Strasser has passed away from cancer - aged 70. A graduate of Mannes College and the Manhattan School of...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Julian Rachlin - Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, Live, 2016 [VIDEO]

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Lithuanian-born violin virtuoso, Julian Rachlin performing Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 - with conductor Daniele Gatti and the Orchestre National de France. Recorded live on January...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed VC Young Artist Yu-Chien Benny Tseng 'Reverie' CDs [ENTER]

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To help celebrate the international release, The Violin Channel in conjunction with Deutsche Grammophon is this week giving away 5 fresh-off-the-press personally-autographed VC Young Artist...

AUDITION | Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, Norway – ‘Assistant Concertmaster’ Position [APPLY]

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The Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra, in Kristiansand, Norway is currently accepting applications for an ‘Assistant Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by October 9th, 2018. For further...

AUDITION | 'The President's Own' Marine Band, United States – ‘Section Cello’ Position [APPLY]

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'The President's Own' Marine Band is currently accepting applications for the ‘Section Cello’ position. Applications to be received by November 12, 2017. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2g2K4i2

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Ray Chen - Australia's 'Waltzing Matilda' (Arr. Solo Violin) [2019]

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Superstar violinist, VC Artist Ray Chen performing his own original arrangement of Australia's bush ballad 'Waltzing Matilda' for solo violin. Recorded live on the 8th...

Milwaukee Symphony Announces Cancellation of 2020 Season

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This week, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra announced the cancellation of all scheduled performances for their upcoming fall season, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Johan Dalene, 20 — “Rare Passion, Unique Style, Glow and Profound Skills”

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A student of Janine Jansen and Per Enoksson at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Johan is the most recent winner of the Norwegian...

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