VC STORE | Now Stocking Luxitune Pavé Violin Fine Tuners

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The Violin Channel Store is very exciting to now be stocking the Luxitune Pavé ball, hand-crafted violin and viola fine tuner series - constructed from genuine...

SAD NEWS | 24 Year Old Italian Concertmaster Succumbs to Cancer

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Italian violinist Carlotta Nobile has passed away – aged just 24 A student of Massimo Bacci, she served as Artistic Director and Concertmaster of the...

SAD NEWS | Utah Symphony Principal Cellist Has Passed - Aged 66

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American cellist Ryan Selberg has died – aged 66 Mr Selberg had served as Principal Cellist of the Utah Symphony since 1975 Our condolences are with...

China's Amber Quartet Claims Asia-Pacific Gold

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The Chinese-based Amber Quartet has been awarded 1st prize at the Asia-Pacific Chamber Music Competition, in Melbourne, Austrlia Formed in 2007, at the Central Conservatory...

SAD NEWS | American Pianist Noel Lee as Died – Aged 88

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American pianist and composer Noel Lee has passed away – aged 88 Our condolences are with his family, friends and colleagues

14 Year Old Emma Meinrenken Takes Out Stradivarius International

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14 year old Emma Meinrenken, from Canada, has been awarded 1st prize in the Junior Division of the 2013 Stradivarius International Violin Competition, in...

SAD NEWS | French luthier Etienne Valelot has Died - Aged 88

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Esteemed French violin maker Etienne Valelot has passed away – aged 88 His famed clientele included Yehudi Menuhin, Mstislav Rostropovich, Isaac Stern, David Oistrakh, Ivry Gitlis, Maxim Vengerov and Itzhak Perlman Our condolences are...

Applications Now Open for Young Concert Artists Auditions

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Applications are now open for the 2013 Young Concert Artists International Auditions | All 1st prize winners will be invited to join the Young Concert...

BREAKING NEWS | Further Faculty Arrest at Chets

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Greater Manchester Police have today arrested a 65 year old man as part of an ongoing investigation into abuse allegations at Chetham's School of Music in...

Baby 2 for the Vengerov's

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Our hearty congratulations to virtuoso Maxim Vengerov and his wife Olga Gringolts-Vengerov on the birth of their second child yesterday – little Pauline Vengerov! Mother,...

BREAKING NEWS | Steinway Acquired by Private Equity Firm

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It has been announced today that famed piano maker Steinway is to be acquired by private equity firm Kohlberg & Co for an estimated...

NEW APPPOINTMENT | Orchestra Iowa Appoints 21 Year Old Concertmaster

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Orchestra Iowa has today announced 21 year old American violinist Luke Witchger as their new Concertmaster A student of Catherine Cho at The Juilliard School,...

SAD NEWS | American Cellist Andrew Eckard Has Died

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American cellist Andrew Eckard has passed away - after a lengthy battle with a brain tumour A student of Janos Starker and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Mr...

VC STORE: Now Stocking Larsen Magnacore Cello Strings

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The Violin Channel Store is excited to now be stocking Larsen's new tungsten G &C Magnacore Cello Strings Described as a 'game changer', the new...

BREAKING NEWS: Emotions Boil Over as Greek National Orchestra hit the Copping Block

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The Greek public broadcasting network, ERT, due to economic uncertainty, has been forced to lay off 2,700 employees - including all members and management...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Viano String Quartet — Banff Quartet Competition 1st Prize Winners

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Comprising violinists Hao Zhou and Lucy Wang, violist Aiden Kane and cellist Tate Zawadiuk, the Viano Quartet are former major prize winners at the Osaka, Wigmore Hall,...

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