Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Violinist & Vega Bow Inventor Emil Telmanyi Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violinist and inventor Emil Telmanyi was born on this day in 1892. Dying in 1988, he is remembered in history for having invented the experimental...

Today is French Violinist & Pedagogue Pierre Amoyal’s 71st Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is French violinist and pedagogue Pierre Amoyal’s 71st birthday! A student of Jascha Heifetz, Mr Amoyal is a former prize winner at the Paganini and...

American Violin Virtuoso Berl Senofsky Died On This Day in 2002 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violin virtuoso Berl Senofsky died on this day in 2002. A student of Louis Persinger and Ivan Galamian, Mr Senofsky was a former recipient...

Virtuoso Violinist Louis Krasner Born On This Day in 1903 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Ukrainian-born American virtuoso Louis Krasner was born on this day in 1903. A student of Lucien Capet, Otakar Sevcik and Carl Flesch, Mr Krasner is...

Today is American Violinist Pamela Frank’s Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American violinist and pedagogue Pamela Frank's birthday! Pamela currently holds teaching positions on faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music and the University...

VC INTERVIEW | Tanya Bannister – New York’s Concert Artist Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition President

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Tanya Bannister - President of the New York-based Concert Artist Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition. Applications for the 2020...

Violinist & Composer Ferdinand David Was Born On This Day in 1810 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German violin virtuoso and composer Ferdinand David was born on this day in 1810. A student of Louis Spohr, he served as Concertmaster of the...

MAKING MENUHIN | Menuhin Competition Podcast – 7. Meet Guido Sant’Anna [SERIES]

The Menuhin Competition, in Richmond, Virginia, has this week released a new episode of the ongoing podcast series ‘Making Menuhin – Inside Stories of...

Dutch Violinist Herman Krebbers Was Born On This Day in 1923 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Dutch violinist Herman Krebbers was born on this day in 1923. Passing away in 2018, aged 94, Mr Krebbers served as long-term Concertmaster of the...

Today is Russian VC Artist Sergey Malov’s 37th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Russian-born violin, viola and violoncello da Spalla virtuoso, VC Artist Sergey Malov’s 37th birthday. A graduate of the Mozarteum University Salzburg and the...

Composer, Pianist & Conductor Igor Stravinsky Was Born On This Day in 1882 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-born American composer, pianist and conductor Igor Stravinsky was born on this day in 1882. He is widely acknowledged as one of the most important...

French Violinist Christian Ferras Was Born On This Day In 1933 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violin virtuoso Christian Ferras was born on this day in 1933. A student of Marcel Chailley and George Enescu, he is remembered as one...

J & A BEARE’S VIOLIN STORIES | Violin Stories With … Expert Steven Smith & Philanthropist Jonathan Moulds [EPISODE 6]

Leading international violin dealer J & A Beare, in London, present the newest episode of their acclaimed podcast series, ‘The Violin Stories’. Hosted by Managing...

MAKING MENUHIN | Menuhin Competition Podcast – 6. Meet Shannon Ma [SERIES]

The Menuhin Competition, in Richmond, Virginia, has this week released a new episode of the ongoing podcast series ‘Making Menuhin – Inside Stories of...

Cellist & Composer David Popper Was Born On This Day in 1843 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Bohemian cellist and composer David Popper was born on this day in 1843. A student of Julius Goltermann, his signature works include 4 cello concertos,...

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