VC 'Young Artist' Angelo Xiang Yu Signed to CM Artists New York Management

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It has been announced today that 25 year old VC 'Young Artist' Angelo Xiang Yu will join the artist management roster of CM Artists New...

Met Opera's Timothy Cobb Announced as New York Phil Principal Bassist

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The New York Philharmonic has today announced 50 year old Timothy Cobb as their new Principal Double Bassist. Mr Cobb has served as Principal Double...

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Hosts Doggy Chorus Auditions [VIDEO]

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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's resident conductor Fawzi Haimor has this week hosted auditions ...  for 10 dogs - for an upcoming rare performance of...

Autopsy Finds Prized Russian Cellist Dmitry Volkov Died from Heart Birth Defect

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The autopsy results of Russian cellist Dmitry Volkov, who was found unresponsive in his bed by friends in Baltimore on Saturday morning, has concluded...

2 New Rank and File Violinists Announced for Vienna Philharmonic

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Two new 2nd violin appointments have today been announced by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra – following audition rounds yesterday. They are 27 year old Adela Frasineanu,...

Anti-Putin Protester Arrested During Vladimir Spivakov Performance [VIDEO]

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A man has been arrested for disorderly conduct after taking the stage during a performance with Russian violinist Vladimir Spivakov and the Moscow Virtuosi...

Acting Eastman School of Music Dean Jamal Rossi Appointed to Top Job

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The University of Rochester's Eastman School of Music has today announced Jamal Rossi as the school's new Dean. Dean Rossi, 55, who joined the faculty in 2005,...

SAD NEWS | American Bow-Making Pioneer William Salchow has Died – Aged 88

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New York-based bowmaker William Salchow of Salchow & Sons Bowmakers has died – aged 88. A student of Georges Barjonnet, William Salchow was widely respected as...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Autographed Chad Hoopes Debut 'Mendelssohn/Adams' CDs

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To help celebrate the international release of 19 year old VC 'Young Artist' Chad Hoopes' debut album 'Mendelssohn/Adams', The Violin Channel in conjunction with...

TRAGIC NEWS | Prized Russian Cellist Dmitry Volkov Has Died - Aged Just 26

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Russian cello virtuoso Dmitry Volkov has passed away – aged just 26. A graduate of the Moscow Conservatory and Peabody Institute, Dmitry was a former 1st...

VC INTERVIEW | VC ‘Artist’ Nikki Chooi – School's Out. Showtime!

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with VC 'Young Artist' Nikki Chooi, in New York City, where he's busily preparing for his Juilliard School graduation - and an upcoming...

Maestro Ken-David Masur Named New Assistant Conductor of Boston Symphony

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The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced Ken-David Masur – son of famed conductor Maestro Kurt Masur, as their new Assistant Conductor. 37 year old Masur...

VC 'Young Artist' Fédor Roudine Awarded 1st Prize at Marteau International Violin Competition

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21 year old 'VC Young Artist' Fédor Roudine, from Russia/France has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize at the Henri Marteau International Violin...

Sphinx Organization Announces $250,000 Black & Latino Grant Recipients

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The Sphinx Organization, a US non-profit organization dedicated to the development of young American Black and Latino classical musicians, has today announced the 13 recipients...

Violinist Nikolaj Znaider in Hot Water with Danish Tax Authorities

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A report published today in the 'Jyllands-Posten' Danish newspaper is suggesting violinist Nikolaj Znaider has found himself embroiled in a potentially serious dispute with...

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