Tuesday, June 2, 2020

VC WEB BLOG | Cellist Harry Wimmer – ‘Juilliard School’s Ms Shirley Givens Memorial’ [TRIBUTE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with New York-based cello pedagogue, Mr Harry Wimmer – husband of the late violinist Ms Shirley Givens, who passed away on 10th of January, aged...

OUT NOW | July 20 Violinist Domenico Nordio’s New CD: ‘Malipiero & Busoni Violin Concerti’ [LISTEN]

Sony Classical has announced the release of Italian violinist Domenico Nordio’s new album: Gian Francesco Malipiero & Ferruccio Busoni Violin Concerti. Recorded with conductor Tito Ceccherini and the...

19-Year-Old Violinist/Conductor Signed to Prestigious London Management Agency

It has been announced today that 19-year-old British violinist and conductor Stephanie Childress has been signed to Harrison Parrott Artist Management, in London - for worldwide...

BREAKING | VC Young Artist Richard Lin Awarded 1st Prize at Indianapolis Comp

27-year-old VC Young Artist Richard Lin from the Taiwan/United States has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize at the 10th Quadrennial International Violin...

OUT NOW | Violinists Jameson Cooper & James Dickenson ‘Spohr: Violin Duets’ [LISTEN]

Naxos Records has announced the release of English violinists Jameson Cooper and James Dickenson's new album: Spohr: Violin Duets. This disc features 19th Century violinist Louis Spohr's 4...

VC DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS | Violinist Donald Weilerstein – ‘5 Recordings I Can’t Live Without’

The Violin Channel recently caught up with New England Conservatory and The Juilliard School violin pedagogue, Mr Donald Weilerstein – for a fun game of VC Desert...

ASK THE PROS | VC Artists Calidore Quartet – ‘How Does the Way You Play a Piece Change As You Bring it On Tour?’...

The Violin Channel member Sally Frankel from the United States was keen to know: “How does the way you play a piece change as you bring...

VC INSIDER | “What Are the Common Mistakes You See When Sitting on a Competition Jury?”

The Violin Channel recently caught up with a number of esteemed international string pedagogues – to get the inside word on the common mistakes...

Boston Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Section Violist

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has this week announced the appointment of 40 year old American violist Kathryn Sievers to their viola section. A graduate of...

Applications Open for Poland’s Inaugural Szymanowski International Music Comp

Applications are now open for the inaugural 2018 Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition - to be held in Katowice, Poland from 10th to the...

UK’s 2018 BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ Category Finalists Announced

The 25 category finalists have this week been announced in London for the 2018 ‘BBC Young Musician of the Year‘ Awards. Widely regarded as the...

Utah Symphony Orchestra Announce New Section Violinists

The Utah Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of violinists Evgenia Zharzhavskaya, Bonnie Terry and Hannah Linz to their violin section - effective from...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Yuya Okamoto – Queen Elisabeth Cello Comp 2nd Prize [VIDEO]

22 year old Yuya Okamoto from Japan’s 2nd prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 Queen Elisabeth International Cello Competition. Recorded live with...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 3 Double VC Artist Ray Chen VIP Carnegie Hall Ticket Packs [ENTER]

The Violin Channel is this week giving away 3 x double VC Artist Ray Chen VIP Carnegie Hall ticket packs - each containing 2 premium...

Austria’s Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg Announces New Chief Conductor

It has been announced today that 38 year old Italian violinist and conductor Riccardo Minasi has been appointed as the new Chief Conductor of...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Inmo Yang, 24 – Paganini International Violin Competition 1st Prize Winner

24-year-old Korean violin virtuoso Inmo Yang is quickly building an international reputation as one of the new generation's most outstanding young string virtuosi -...

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