Finalists Announced for Britain’s 2016 ‘BBC Young Musician of the Year‘

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16-year-old English cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason has today been announced as the winner of the string category of the 2016 ‘BBC Young Musician of the Year’...

Missing Malcolm Arnold Symphony Score Found on eBay

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The missing 7th Symphony score of English composer Sir Malcolm Arnold has been rediscovered by his family on eBay - more than 30 years after...

Maurice Ravel’s ‘Bolero’ Enters Free Public Domain

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Almost 90 years after it was first performed, in Paris in 1928, the copyright to Maurice Ravel’s one-movement orchestral work ‘Bolero’ has today expired - with...

American Airlines Refuse Soloist Rachel Barton Pine's Violin in Cabin

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It has been announced today that American concert violinist, Rachel Barton Pine was refused entry on her April 27th American Airlines flight from Chicago...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 D’Addario Kaplan Amo & Vivo Viola String Packs [ENTER-TO-WIN]

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To help celebrate the international release of the new D’Addario Kaplan Amo and Vivo viola strings, The Violin Channel is this week giving away...

BREAKING | VC ‘Artists’ Ray Chen and Noah Bendix-Balgley Form New String Ensemble

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An exciting new chamber music string collective has been unveiled today, called ‘Made in Berlin’ - featuring violinists, VC ‘Artists’ Ray Chen and Noah...

BREAKING | Joint 1st Prize Awarded at Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition

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23 year old Ji Yoon Lee, from South Korea and 25 year old Liya Petrova, from Bulgaria have just minutes ago been awarded joint-1st Prize...

SAD NEWS | American Violin Dealer Dan Schab Has Died in a House Fire

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American stringed instrument dealer and cellist, Dan Schab has passed away from injuries sustained in house fire in Georgia, United States. It has been reported...

VERY SAD NEWS | American Film Score Composer Terry Plumeri Found Murdered

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Prominent American film-score composer and double bassist Don "Terry" Plumeri has been found murdered - in his home in Dunnellon, Florida, USA. "This homicide was...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed VC ‘Young Artist’ Esther Yoo Debut CDs

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To help celebrate the international release of VC ‘Young Artist’ Esther Yoo’s debut album, The Violin Channel is this week giving away 5 personally-autographed...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Leonid Kogan - Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, 1976 [VIDEO]

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Incredible 1976 never-before-released footage of Soviet legend Leonid Kogan performing Shostakovich’s 1st Violin Concerto - with conductor Evgeny Svetlanov and the State Academy Symphony...

New Study Finds Drumming Can Aid Anxiety and Depression

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A new study, conducted by London’s Royal College of Music’s Centre for Performance Science has found that group drumming classes can have positive effects...

BREAKING NEWS | Stolen Joseph Curtin Viola Found Undamaged in Miami

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The Joseph Curtin modern viola stolen in Miami, United States, on Friday evening has been found undamaged and returned to its owner. The instrument, case and...

Juilliard Announced as World’s Top University for Performing Arts

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The QS World University Rankings has today announced The Juilliard School as the world’s top university for the performing arts – with a total aggregate score...

2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipients Announced – Including VC ‘Artist’ Tessa Lark

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The 2016 recipients of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Development Grants have today been announced – including VC ‘Artist’ Tessa Lark and VC ‘Paganini...

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