Tuesday, September 22, 2020

American Federation of Music Club’s 2019 Young Artist Comp Winners Announced

The National Federation of Music Clubs has this week announced the 4 1st prize winners at its 2019 Young Artist Competition - in Greenwood, Indiana,...

Minnesota Orchestra Announces Appointment of Two New 2nd Violinists

The Minnesota Orchestra, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States has this week announced the appointment of violinists Hanna Landrum and Sophia Mockler to the ensemble's 2nd violin section. A graduate...

Oregon’s Eugene Symphony Orchestra Announces New Concertmaster

The Eugene Symphony Orchestra, in Eugene, Oregon, United States has this week announced the appointment of violinist Jenny Estrin as its new Concertmaster. A graduate of the...

Violinist Daniel Hope Appointed Bonn’s New Beethoven House President

The Beethoven-Haus Bonn memorial site, museum and cultural centre, in Bonn, Germany has this week announced the appointment of British violinist Daniel Hope as...

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Recovering Following ‘Successful’ Heart Surgery

It has been announced this week that conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has successfully undergone heart surgery, in Cleveland - and will be set to return...

SAD NEWS | American Composer Peter Westergaard Has Died – Aged 88 [RIP]

American composer and music theorist Peter Westergaard has passed away - aged 88. Mr Westergaard served long-term Professorships at Columbia University, Amherst College and Princeton University...

BREAKING | VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung Awarded 1st Prize at Tchaikovsky International Cello Comp

20-year-old VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung from the United States has today been awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Tchaikovsky International Cello Competition – in Moscow,...

BREAKING | Sergey Dogadin Awarded 1st Prize at Tchaikovsky International Violin Comp

30-year-old Sergey Dogadin from Russia has today been awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition – in Moscow, Russia. A student of 2019 jury...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Alena Baeva – Sendai International Violin Competition 1st Prize [2007]

2007 archival footage of the then 22-year-old Russian violinist Alena Baeva's 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the Sendai International Violin Competition - in...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | ‘Flight of the Bumblebee’ (Arr. 2 Double Basses) [WOAH]

American double bassist Lev Weksler performing Rimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumblebee' ... arranged for him and himself ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLvC1046t7w LEV WEKSLER | RIMSKY-KORSAKOV | FLIGHT OF THE...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Vago Zakaryan Violin Concerto World Premiere [2018]

Armenian violinist Sergey Khachatryan performing composer Vago Zakaryan's newly-premiered Violin Concerto - with conductor Eduard Topchyan and the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra. Premiered on the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Rising Star Christian Li – Vitali ‘Chaconne’ [2019]

11-year-old VC Rising Star Christian Li from Australia performing Vitali's Chaconne - with pianist Laurence Matheson. Recorded live in June, 2019 - at the Australian National...

MANIC MONDAY | Gautier Capuçon’s ‘Game Of Thrones’ Cello Choir [GOT]

Superstar French cellist Gautier Capuçon with the laureates of the 2019 Fondation Louis Vuitton Classe d’Excellence de Violoncelle performing the opening theme to 'Game...

Finalists Announced at Japan’s Sendai International Violin Competition

The 6 Finalists have today been announced at the 2019 Sendai International Violin Competition – in Sendai, Japan. The 6 Finalists are: Rio Arai (20, Japan) Chihiro Kitada (22,...

AUDITION | Czech Philharmonic Orchestra – ‘Tutti Viola’ Position [APPLY]

The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in Prague, Czech Republic is currently accepting applications for a Tutti Viola position. Applications to be received by August 10th, 2019. For further...

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VC ARTIST | Brannon Cho, 25 – Paulo International Cello Competition 1st Prize

Brannon is a graduate of Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music and the New England Conservatory, where he studied with Hans Jørgen Jensen and...

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