Thursday, March 21, 2019

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...

VC INTERVIEW | German-Korean Violinist Christian Kim – The ‘Erl’ King of Cool

The Violin Channel recently caught up with German-Korean violinist Christian Kim, in Frankfurt, where we shot the breeze over a few beers about his diverse...

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

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...

VC INTERVIEW | VC ‘Young Artist’ Stephen Waarts – Young Concert Artists & Menuhin Competition 1st Prizes

The Violin Channel recently caught up with 17 year old American-Dutch VC 'Young Artist' Stephen Waarts, in Philadelphia - where he studies at the...

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO| ‘The Paris Experiment’ – Rigourous Scientific Study, Old Vs Modern Violins

In the largest study of its kind, conducted in September 2012 on a darkened stage in Paris by acoustic research expert Dr. Claudia Fritz...

VC INTERVIEW | VC ‘Artist’ Noah Bendix-Balgley – ‘New Berlin Phil Concertmaster’

29 year old VC 'Young Artist' Noah Bendix-Balgley, from the United States was recently announced as the newly appointed 1st Concertmaster of the Berlin...

MEET THE PROS | 1 Year On – The Best of 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...

Menuhin Competition Juror Joji Hattori – ‘Importance of Competitions in a Musician’s Career’

2014 Menuhin Competition jury member, and former competition 1st prize winner, Joji Hattori shares his beliefs on the benefits and importance of competitions in a...

The Menuhin Competition Unique Jury Scoring System – For Fairness and Integrity

2014 Menuhin Competition Artistic Director Gordon Back explains the competition's unique, simplified jury scoring system – implemented since 1983 to ensure maximum fairness and...

Menuhin Competition Juror David Kim – ‘Importance of Good Stage Presence’

2014 Menuhin Competition jury member, Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster, David Kim shares his thoughts on the importance of good stage presence. DAVID KIM| JURY MEMBER | MENUHIN COMPETITION |...

Fly-On-The-Wall Glimpse Into the World of This Year’s Menuhin Comp Candidates

With just 2 days to go until the opening rounds of the 2014 Menuhin Competition, the world's leading international competition for violinists 21 years and...

Australia’s (Definitely) Got Talent! Meet the Amazing Han Brothers

12 year old violinist Oscar Han from Sydney, and his 10 year old brother, pianist Joshua Han have recently captured the hearts, and the votes,...

MEET THE PROS | VC ‘Artist’ Ray Chen – ‘My Very Bizarre Backstage Confession’

VC 'Young Artist', Australian violinist Ray Chen discusses his rather bizarre backstage concert ritual - involving flies, countdowns and pistols. VC 'YOUNG ARTIST' RAY CHEN | 'MY...

FLY ON THE WALL | Australian Youth Orchestra – 2013 International Tour, Webisode 7, Gstaad, Tour Wrap

After rave-review performances across Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands, the Australian Youth Orchestra has now completed their highly successful 2 week European tour –...

FLY ON THE WALL | Australian Youth Orchestra – 2013 International Tour, Webisode 6, Joshua Bell, Wiesbaden

After successful performances in Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands, the Australian Youth Orchestra has now moved to Wiesbaden, in Germany – with violin virtuoso...

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