Saturday, June 15, 2019

Thwart Polish Violin Virtuoso Josef Hassid Was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish violin virtuoso Josef Hassid was born on this day in 1923 – 92 years ago. A prodigious student of Carl Flesch, he was destined for...

MEET THE PROS | VC ‘Artist’ Noah Bendix-Balgley – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the Berlin Philharmonic 1st Concertmaster, VC ‘Artist’ Noah Bendix-Balgley from the United States - in New York...

VC WEB BLOG | Anshel Brusilow – ‘The Terror of Auditioning for an Orchestra Spot’ [ADVICE]

VC recently caught up with American conductor and violinist Maestro Anshel Brusilow to get a better understanding of what to expect, and how best to...

MEET THE PROS | LSO ‘Queen of Bling’ Maxine Kwok-Adams – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the London Symphony Orchestra’s resident ‘Queen of Bling’, 1st Violinist Maxine Kwok-Adams - in New York City. We sat...

VC WEB BLOG | VC ‘Artist’ Jiafeng Chen – ‘Sibelius Comp – One of the Friendliest Competitions’

With the 2015 Jean Sibelius International Violin Competition entering its final stages in Helsinki, VC recently caught up with a number of former prize winners, to...

VC WEB BLOG | VC ‘Artist’ Nikita Boriso-Glebsky – ‘Sibelius Comp – People Look Like You’re a Sportsman’

With the 2015 Jean Sibelius International Violin Competition entering its final stages in Helsinki, VC recently caught up with a number of former prize winners, to...

VC WEB BLOG | Petteri Iivonen – ‘Sibelius Violin Comp – a Surreal Experience’

With the 2015 Jean Sibelius International Violin Competition entering its final stages in Helsinki, VC recently caught up with a number of former prize winners, to...

MEET THE PROS | Cellist Johannes Moser – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with German-Canadian cellist Johannes Moser – in New York City. We sat the international cello virtuoso down for a game...

VC WEB BLOG | VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen – ‘How I Cope with Negative Criticism’

VC recently caught up with Australian VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen, in New York City - where we discussed methods for coping with the emotional impacts...

VC INTERVIEW | Meet the ‘The King of Waltz’ – Violinist and Entrepreneur André Rieu

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Dutch violinist and Johann Strauss Orchestra founder, André Rieu, in Maastricht, Holland - as he was busily making final...

VC WEB BLOG | VC ‘Artist’ Josef Spacek – ‘Why My Vuillaume Violin was Seized in Russia’

As reported, VC 'Artist' Josef Spacek last week had his Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin seized by Russian airport officers - as he was leaving the country, following a...

MEET THE PROS | VC ‘Artist’ Benjamin Beilman – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American VC ‘Artist’ Benjamin Beilman – in New York City. We sat the rising international star down for a game of...

VC WEB BLOG | VC ‘Young Artist’ Dami Kim – ‘Hannover Comp Changed My Life’

With the 2015 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition entering its final stages in Hannover, VC recently caught up with a number of former 1st prize...

VC WEB BLOG | VC ‘Young Artist’ Alexandra Conunova – ‘Hannover Comp – Unforgettable Life Experience’

With the 2015 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition entering its final stages in Hannover, VC recently caught up with a number of former 1st prize...

MEET THE PROS | Concert Violinist, Anne-Akiko Meyers – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American concert violinist, Anne-Akiko Meyers – in New York City. We sat the virtuoso down for a fun...

MEET THE PROS | Violin Virtuoso, Sarah Chang – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Korean-American violin superstar, Sarah Chang – in her home town of Philadelphia. We sat the virtuoso down for...

MEET THE PROS | Austrian Violinist, Benjamin Schmid – VC ’20 Questions’

The Violin Channel recently caught up with renowned international soloist, Benjamin Schmid - jury member of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, in New...

MEET THE PROS | Australian Violinist, Richard Tognetti – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Australian Chamber Orchestra Artistic Director and Leader, violinist Richard Tognetti – at Carnegie Hall, in New York...

MEET THE PROS | German Violinist Christian Tetzlaff – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with German violinist Christian Tetzlaff – at Carnegie Hall, in New York City. We sat the acclaimed virtuoso down for...

MEET THE PROS | TwoSetViolin, Eddy Chen & Brett Yang – VC ’20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Australian violin blog stars Eddy Chen and Brett Yang - in Brisneyland, Australia. We sat the TwoSetViolin duo down for...

MEET THE PROS | Taiwanese-American VC ‘Artist’ Paul Huang – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Young Concert Artists International Auditions 1st Prize winner, Taiwanese-American VC 'Artist' Paul Huang - in New York...

MEET THE PROS | American VC ‘Artist’ Stefan Jackiw – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American VC 'Artist' Stefan Jackiw - in New York City. We sat the violin virtuoso down for a game of...

MEET THE PROS | Italian-German VC ‘Artist’ Augustin Hadelich – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Italian-German VC 'Artist' Augustin Hadelich - in New York City. We sat the 30 year old violin virtuoso...

MEET THE PROS | American VC ‘Young Artist’ William Hagen – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with 2015 Queen Elisabeth Competition prize winner, American VC 'Young Artist' William Hagen - in Brussels. We sat the 22 year...

MEET THE PROS | Australian VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with 2009 Queen Elisabeth Competition 1st Prize winner, Australian VC 'Artist' Ray Chen - in Brussels. We sat the 26 year...

MEET THE PROS |British Violinist, Daniel Hope – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with British violinist and Queen Elisabeth Competition jury member, Daniel Hope - in Brussels. We sat the violin virtuoso down for...

VC WEB BLOG | VC ‘Artist’ Bella Hristova – ‘Michael Hill Comp – Truly a Special Experience’

With the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition entering its final stages in Auckland, VC recently caught up with a number of former prize winners,...

MEET THE PROS | Classical & Electric Violinist, Alexander Markov – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian-American violinist, Alexander Markov - in New York City, as he was busily preparing for his June 5th Carnegie Hall...

MEET THE PROS | VC ‘Artist’ Pop & Classical Violinist, Charles Yang – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with VC 'Artist' Charles Yang - in New York City. We sat the classical and electric violin superstar down for a fun game of...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter - at the iconic Carnegie Hall, in New York City. We sat the virtuoso down for...

MEET THE PROS | Russian-American Classical Violinist, Philippe Quint – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian-American classical violinist, Philippe Quint - in New York City. We sat the virtuoso down for a fun game...

MEET THE PROS | Scottish Violin Virtuoso, Nicola Benedetti – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti, in New York City. We sat the 27 year old virtuoso down for a...

MEET THE PROS | VC ‘Artist’ Nikki Chooi – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Canadian VC 'Artist' Nikki Chooi - as he was busily preparing for upcoming debut performances at the Harris Theatre in...

MEET THE PROS | VC ‘Young Artist’ Stephen Waarts – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with VC 'Young Artist', violinist Stephen Waarts - on the eve of his prestigious New York City, Merkin Concert...

MEET THE PROS | The Best of VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen – The Comedian [VIDEO]

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of the birth of the synonymous Ray Chen social media comedy video. On this day in 2014, the 25...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Itzhak Perlman – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Israeli-American violinist Mr Itzhak Perlman - at the famed The Juilliard School, in New York City. We sat the soon-to-be 70...

VC INTERVIEW | Itzhak Perlman – What’s Next For the Violinist Who Has Achieved It All?

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Israeli-American violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, at the Juilliard School, in New York City – as he was...

VC INTERVIEW | Jason Price, Founder, Tarisio Fine Instruments and Bows – The 15th Anniversary

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Tarisio Fine Instruments and Bows Founder Jason Price, in London – on the 15th anniversary of the...

VC INTERVIEW | Professor Bernard Lanskey, Artistic Committee Member – Singapore International Violin Competition

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Professor Bernard Lanskey, Director of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, in Singapore and Artistic Committee...

MEET THE PROS | VC ‘Young Artist’ Josef Spacek, Czech Philharmonic Concertmaster – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Czech Philharmonic Concertmaster Josef Spacek, in Prague – as the orchestra was making their final preparations before embarking...

MEET THE PROS | Cho-Liang Lin, Juilliard School & Rice University – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed violinist Cho-Liang Lin – jury member of the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. We sat the Taiwanese-born...

VC WEB BLOG | Paolo Alberghini, Alberghini Fine Violins, New York – ‘The Genius of Guarneri del Gesù’

On this the 270th anniversary of the death of revered Italian luthier Giuseppe Antonio Guarneri del Gesù, Paolo Alberghini from Paolo Alberghini Fine Violins, New...

VC INTERVIEW | Violin Virtuoso Joshua Bell – “I see myself as being an eternal student”

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American violin virtuoso Joshua Bell, at his home in Manhattan – where we discussed his upcoming HBO...

MEET THE PROS | Samuel Zygmuntowicz, Acclaimed Stringed Instrument Maker – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed stringed instrument maker Samuel Zygmuntowicz – at the 2014 Violin Society of America Competition and Convention,...

MEET THE PROS | Tessa Lark, Indianapolis Competition Silver Medalist – VC ’20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with VC 'Young Artist' and 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis silver medalist, Tessa Lark. We sat the 25 year old...

MEET THE PROS | JinJoo Cho, Indianapolis Competition 1st Prize – VC ’20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis Gold Medalist, violinist JinJoo Cho. We sat the 26 year old South Korean-born virtuoso...

MEET THE PROS | Dimitry Sitkovetsky, Greensboro Symphony – VC ’20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian-born American violinist and conductor Mr Dimitry Sitkovetsky -  jury member of the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. We sat...

MEET THE PROS | Miriam Fried, New England Conservatory – VC ’20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Romanian-born Israeli violin virtuoso and pedagogue Ms Miriam Fried - jury member of the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. We sat...

MEET THE PROS | Aaron Rosand, Curtis Institute of Music – VC ’20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with 87 year old American violin virtuoso and pedagogue Mr Aaron Rosand - from the Curtis Institute of Music,...

VC INTERVIEW | VC ‘Young Artist’, Violinist William Hagen – Bach, Baseball and Beyond

The Violin Channel recently caught up with 21 year old American VC 'Young Artist' William Hagen, at the Aspen Music Festival and School, in...

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