Friday, July 19, 2019

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 | Russian Violinist Alena Baeva – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian violinist and 2016 Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition jury member, Alena Baeva. We sat her down for a fun...

MEET THE PROS | American Conductor Gerard Schwarz – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American conductor and trumpeter Gerard Schwarz - in New York City. We sat him down for a fun game...

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...

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 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...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Elmar Oliveira – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Portuguese-American violinist Elmar Oliveira - Distinguished Artist in Residence at Lynn University and Founder & Artistic Director of the inaugural...

MEET THE PROS | Cellist Laurence Lesser – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with veteran New England Conservatory cello pedagogue, Mr Laurence Lesser - at the 2016 Verbier Festival, in Switzerland. We sat him...

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 | Violinist Silvia Marcovici – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Romanian-born violin virtuoso, Silvia Marcovici. We sat the international violinist and pedagogue down for a fun game...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Stephanie Chase – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with NYU Steinhardt School of Music faculty member, American violinist Stephanie Chase. We sat her down for a fun game...

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 | Violinist Rachel Barton Pine – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American violinist, Rachel Barton Pine. We sat her down for a game of 'VC 20 Questions' - to...

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 | 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...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Rudolf Koelman – VC ’20 Questions’

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Dutch-born violin virtuoso, Rudolf Koelman. We sat the international violinist and pedagogue down for a fun game...

MEET THE PROS | Cellist Alisa Weilerstein – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American cello virtuoso, Alisa Weilerstein. We sat her down for a fun game of VC 20 Questions -...

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 |...

MEET THE PROS | French Conductor Stéphane Denève – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with The Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Guest Conductor, Stéphane Denève – at the 2017 Bravo! Vail Festival in Vail,...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Ilya Kaler – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian violin virtuoso and 2017 Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition jury member, Ilya Kaler. We sat him down...

MEET THE PROS | Cellist Alexander Buzlov – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian cello virtuoso, Alexander Buzlov. We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20 Questions –...

MEET THE PROS | Chinese Violinist, Ning Feng – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Chinese violin virtuoso, Ning Feng – jury member at the 2016 Menuhin Competition. We sat him down for...

MEET THE PROS | Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster, David Kim – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with The Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster, Mr David Kim – at the 2017 Bravo! Vail Festival in Vail, Colorado, USA. We sat...

MEET THE PROS | Violin Pedagogue Mimi Zweig – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up Indiana University Jacobs School of Music violin pedagogue, Professor Mimi Zweig. We sat her down for a fun game of VC...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist James Ehnes – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Canadian violin virtuoso, James Ehnes - at the 2017 Bravo! Vail Festival in Vail, Colorado, USA. We sat...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Joshua Bell – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American violin virtuoso, Joshua Bell - at the 2016 Verbier Festival in Switzerland. We sat him down for a...

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 | Violinist Leila Josefowicz – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with American-Canadian new music advocate, violin virtuoso Leila Josefowicz. We sat her down for a fun game of VC...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Judith Ingolfsson – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Icelandic violinist and former Indianapolis International Violin Competition 1st prize winner, Judith Ingolfsson. We sat her down for a...

MEET THE PROS | Cellist Frans Helmerson – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Swedish cellist and cello pedagogue Mr Frans Helmerson. We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20...

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 | Violinist Ingolf Turban – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with German violinist and pedagogue, Mr Ingolf Turban. We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20...

MEET THE PROS | Cellist Lynn Harrell – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with legendary American cello virtuoso Lynn Harrell – jury chair of the 2016 Schoenfeld International String Competition, in Harbin, China. We sat...

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 | 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 | 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 | Romanian Conductor Cristian Măcelaru – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the Music Director of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, conductor Cristian Măcelaru. We sat him down for a fun...

MEET THE PROS | English Violinist, Jack Liebeck – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with English violinist, Jack Liebeck - soloist and faculty member at the Royal Academy of Music, in London. We sat...

MEET THE PROS | Russian-Swiss Violinist Ilya Gringolts – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian-born Swiss violin virtuoso and 2016 Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition jury member, Ilya Gringolts. We sat him...

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...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Vadim Repin – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with superstar violinist, Vadim Repin. We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20 Questions - to...

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 | English Violinist, Tasmin Little – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with English concert violinist, Tasmin Little – jury member at the 2016 Menuhin Competition. We sat her down for...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Koichiro Harada – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Japanese pedagogue and former Tokyo String Quartet violinist, Mr Koichiro Harada. We sat him down for 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...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist & Pedagogue Charles Castleman – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with respected American violinist and former long-term Eastman School of Music violin pedagogue, Mr Charles Castleman. We sat him down...

MEET THE PROS | Norwegian VC ‘Artist’ Vilde Frang – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Norwegian VC ‘Artist’, violinist Vilde Frang. We sat her down for a game of 'VC 20 Questions' - to...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Arnaud Sussmann – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed international violinist, Arnaud Sussmann. We sat the French-born virtuoso down for a fun game of VC '20...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Vadim Gluzman – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Ukrainian-born Israeli violin virtuoso Vadim Gluzman. We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20 Questions...

MEET THE PROS | Violin Pedagogue, Lucie Robert – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the Manhattan School of Music and Mannes School of Music violin faculty member, Lucie Robert. We sat the esteemed...

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