Thursday, March 29, 2018

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 | Cellist Steven Isserlis – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with British cello virtuoso Steven Isserlis - at the Juilliard School, in New York City. We sat him down for...

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 | Violinist Noe Inui – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Greek-Japanese violinist Noe Inui. We sat the violin virtuoso down for a game of ‘VC 20 Questions’ – to...

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 | 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 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 | Violin Virtuoso Salvatore Accardo – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with legendary Italian violinist, Salvatore Accardo. We sat the celebrated virtuoso down for a fun game of VC '20...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with German violinist, Frank Peter Zimmermann - in New York City. We sat the celebrated virtuoso down for a...

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...

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 | 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...

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 | 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 | 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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 |...

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