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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...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Blake Pouliot – Montreal Symphony Competition 1st Prize [VIDEO]

22 year old Canadian violinist Blake Pouliot's 1st prize winning performance in the Final Round of the 2016 Montreal Symphony Orchestra Manulife Strings Competition.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1y9pTuK9CU&showinfo=0&autohide=1 BLAKE...

Today is VC Young Artist Simone Porter’s 20th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American VC Young Artist Simone Porter's 20th birthday. A student of Robert Lipsett, at the Colburn School, Simone is a recent recipient...

BREAKING | Norwegian Air Issues Apology for Refusing Violins in Plane Cabin

Norwegian Air has today issued an official apology and vow to change their stance on instrument transportation following an incident at Copenhagen airport on...

AUDITION | Britten Sinfonia, United Kingdom – ‘No. 3 1st Violin’ Position

The Britten Sinfonia is currently accepting applications for a ‘No. 3 1st Violin’ position. Applications to be received by October 4th, 2015. For further...

AUDITION | BBC National Orchestra of Wales, United Kingdom – ‘Principal 1st Violin (No. 3)’ Position

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales is currently accepting applications for the ‘Principal 1st Violin (No.3)’ position. Applications to be received by July 31st, 2015....

AUDITION | Orquesta Filarmonica de Jalisco, Mexico – ‘Principal and Associate Principal Cello’ Positions

The Orquesta Filarmonica de Jalisco is currently accepting applications for ‘Principal and Associate Principal Cello’ positions. Applications to be received by August 28th, 2015. For...

AUDITION | The Macao Orchestra, Macao – ‘Viola Tutti’ Position

The Macao Orchestra is currently accepting applications for a ‘Viola Tutti’ position. Applications to be received by August 19th, 2015. For further details, visit:  http://bit.ly/1KCQGbT

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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 year...

VC STORE | Now Stocking – ‘The Professional’ Menuhin Violin & Viola Mutes

Available for the first time in 20 years, the Menuhin-style 'Professional' violin & viola mutes  - designed with a brass insert to create effective...

VC STORE | Now Stocking – Aaron Rosand ‘A Musical Memoir of Live Performances’ DVD Set – $49.95

Available for the first time, Aaron Rosand's ‘A Musical Memoir of Live Performances’ DVD set – a 4 disc chronological memoir of live performances...

AUDITION | Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Germany – ‘Solo Viola’ Position

The Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the 'Solo Viola' position. Applications to be received by January 11th, 2014. For further details...

AUDITION | Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, USA – ‘Assistant Principal Viola’ and ‘Section Viola’ Positions

The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra is currently accepting applications for a 'Assistant Principal Viola' and 'Section Viola' Positions. Applications to be received by December 31st,...

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VC ARTIST | Tessa Lark – 2018 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship Recipient

American violinist Tessa Lark has in recent years firmly established herself as one of the new generation’s most outstanding young string virtuosi. A graduate of the New England...

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