VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 10 Menuhin-Type Shield Violin/Viola Mutes – 10 Chances to Win!

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To help celebrate the international release, The Violin Channel in conjunction with Alpine Mute Company is this week giving away 10 Menuhin-type 'Professional' violin/viola...

VC BUZZ | SouthWest Airlines Inflight Cello & Beat-Boxing Air Steward Duet

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Southwest Airlines beat-boxing flight attendant, Maximilian with cellist, passenger Francisco Vila – performing Bach's 'Bouree' from the Solo Cello Suite No. 3. Filmed mid-flight, earlier...

Ji-Won Song from South Korea Awarded $50,000 Chinese International 1st Prize

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21 year old Ji-Won Song, from South Korea has been awarded 1st prize at the China International Violin Competition, in Qingdao, China. 2nd prize was...

VC 'Schubert' Chamber Music CD Giveaway Winners Announced!

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And the winners are in! The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a personally autographed CD copy of 'Schubert' - featuring a...

23 Year Old Adrien Boisseau Announced as New Ébène Quartet Violist

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The Paris-based Quatuor Ébène has today announced 23 year old French violist Adrien Boisseau as their newest member. A graduate of the L'cole Nationale de...

New Documentary to Argue 'Bach's Wife Composed His Most Famous Works'

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A new documentary, to premiere in London next week by Australian academic Martin Jarvis, is set to make the bomb-shell claim that a number...

Armida Quartet Awarded Ensemble Prize at Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival

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The Berlin-based Armida Quartet have today been announced as the recipients of the €10,000 (US$13,000) 2014 'Young Elite Ensemble Prize' at the 2014 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival,...

Violinist Mark O'Connor Claims Suzuki is 'One of the Biggest Frauds in Music History'

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American violinist fiddler Mark O'Connor has this week made a number of startling public allegations - including his belief that the founder of the  Suzuki...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC 'Young Artist' Nikki Chooi - Bruch Violin Concerto, St Petersburg State Orchestra

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VC 'Young Artist' Nikki Chooi, from Canada performing the 2nd movement from Bruch's Violin Concerto in G Minor with the St Petersburg State Orchestra...

VC BUZZ | P*ssed Off Parrot Sinks Titanic [VIDEO]

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Candid fly-on-the-wall footage, doing the viral rounds this week of a pet parrot attacking his violinist owner during a cage-by performance of Celine Dion's...

Finalists Announced at Chinese International Violin Competition – Including VC 'Young Artist' Fedor Rudin

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The 6 finalists have today been announced at the 4th Chinese International Violin Competition, in Qingdao, China – including VC 'Young Artist Fedor Rudin. The...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | 2Cellos, 'The Trooper Overture' - Rossini & Iron Maiden Cover [VIDEO]

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Released just this week, 2Cellos' latest video: 'The Trooper Overture' – featuring a rock club mash-up of Rossini's 'William Tell Overture' with rock legends...

BBC Scottish Symphony Chief Conductor Donald Runnicles to Become Conductor Emeritus

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It has been announced today that BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Chief Conductor Donald Runnicles will step down at the conclusion of the 2015/16 season...

Prolific American Composer Stephen Paulus has Died – Aged 65

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American composer Stephen Paulus has passed away from medical complications, following a stroke - aged just 65. During this 40 year output, Mr Paulus composed...

30 Year Old Michelle Merrill Announced as Detroit Symphony Assistant Conductor

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Following a nationwide search, 30 year old American conductor Michelle Merrill has today been announced as the new Assistant Conductor of the Detroit Symphony...

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