Monday, September 21, 2020

Prizes Awarded at Italy’s Lipizer International Violin Competition

A graduate of the Rotterdam Conservatory, where she studied with Vesna Gruppman and Igor Gruppman, Karen Su will start as an Artist in Residence...

Prizes Awarded at Austria’s International Johannes Brahms Violin Competition

A student of Eszter Haffner, Adam Koch Christensen is a former prize winner at the 2019 Tibor Varga International Violin Competition. Adam will receive...

Semi-Finalists Announced at Romania’s 2020/2021 Enescu Cello Competition

Today, the 2020/2021 George Enescu International Cello Competition, in Bucharest, Romania, announced its 7 semi finalists. This year’s semi-finalists are: Margarita Balanas (Latvia) Stefan Cazacu (Romania) ...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center CD Packs [ENTER]

To help celebrate this week’s Violin Channel "Celebrating 50 Years of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center" Festival, VC is giving away 5...

VC LIVE | Violin Channel “Celebrating 50 Years of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center” Festival [WATCH LIVE]

The online celebration will feature 8 full-length concerts, masterclasses, and lectures from the CMS archive, and will include introductions from CMS Co-Artistic Directors David...

VC INTERVIEW | Suzanne Davidson – Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Executive Director

This week, The Violin Channel sat down with Suzanne Davidson, Executive Director of the New York-based Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. The virtual event...

Violin Channel & Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center To Host Online Festival [WATCH LIVE]

The Violin Channel and New York's Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will host a 2-day online festival “Celebrating 50 Years of the Chamber...

London Symphony Double Bassist Rinat Ibragimov Has Died, Aged 60 [RIP]

Through-out his career, Rinat Ibragimov received top prizes at the All-Soviet Competition and the Bottesini International Competition and served Principal Double Bass positions with...

Finalists Announced at Austria’s Brahms International Violin Competition

The 2020 Brahms International Violin Competition Finalists are: Adam Koch Christensen Jiaqi Lu Chiara Sannicandro Open to international violinists aged between 14 and 40, the...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Copies of ARC Ensemble’s New “Chamber Works by Walter Kaufmann” CDs

To help celebrate this week’s international release of the ARC Ensemble’s new "Chamber Works by Walter Kaufmann" CD, The Violin Channel, in conjunction with our...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Moné Hattori, 20 – “Dazzling Young Virtuoso of Outstanding Potential”

A student of Akiko Tatsumi at the Toho Gakuen School of Music and Zakhar Bron at the Bron Academy, Moné Hattori is a former 1st...

VC Artist Rolston String Quartet Announces Two New Members

Today, VC Artist Rolston String Quartet announced the appointment of violinist Jason Issokson and cellist Yoshi Masuda to the ensemble. The two new members will...

VC INSIGHT | Cellist Alban Gerhardt – “Building Your Own Interpretation of a Standard Work”

In a VC-exclusive guest piece, Alban shares his personal thoughts on how to build your own unique interpretation of a popular work.   “Whenever I have...

STOLEN VIOLIN ALERT | 2013 Douglas Cox Violin – Memphis, Tennessee [PLEASE SHARE]

A stolen alert has been issued for a 2013 Douglas Cox violin – stolen in Memphis, Tennessee, United States on the 13th of August,...

VC INSIDER | “As a Teacher, How do you Best Overcome Overbearing Parents?” [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with a panel of esteemed international string pedagogues – to get the inside word on how to best...

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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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