Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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 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...

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 | 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...

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...

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 | 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 | 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,...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jonathan Leshnoff ‘Violins of Hope’ Prize Pack Winners Announced [ENTER]

And the winners are in! The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a fresh-off-the-press ‘Violins of Hope’ personally-autographed CD, score and book...

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VC ARTIST | Timothy Chooi, 25 – Hannover & Queen Elisabeth Comp Top Prizes

25-year-old Canadian violinist Timothy Chooi has firmly established an international reputation as a young virtuoso of exceptional promise – praised for his maturity, presence...

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