Wednesday, April 1, 2020

VC INSIDER | “Should A Student Take a Lesson With a Prospective Teacher Before a Conservatory Audition?”

The Violin Channel recently caught up with a panel of esteemed international string pedagogues - to get the inside word on whether it's advisable...

RBP ON JSB | Rachel Barton Pine – ‘Siciliana’ from Bach’s G Minor Solo Sonata [SERIES]

In a VC exclusive video series, American violinist Rachel Barton Pine talks us through the intricacies of the ‘Siciliana’ from Bach’s Solo Violin Sonata No....

VC MASTERCLASS | Cellist Amit Peled – Saint-Saëns ‘The Swan’ [LEARN]

Israeli-American cellist and pedagogue Amit Peled works us through Saint-Saëns' iconic 'The Swan' in G Major. Recorded in 6 camera high-definition with student Mariona Camats – as part of the iClassical...

STRINGTELLIGENCE BY THOMASTIK-INFELD | ‘Dealing with String Corrosion and Perspiration’ [NEW SERIES]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Thomastik-Infeld string manufacturer’s Director of Engineering and Technology, Mr Franz Klanner. In part 1 of a new blog...

RBP ON JSB | Rachel Barton Pine – ‘Fugue’ from Bach’s G Minor Solo Sonata [SERIES]

In a VC exclusive video series, American violinist Rachel Barton Pine talks us through the intricacies of the ‘Fugue’ from Bach’s Solo Violin Sonata...

VC INSIGHT | Violinist Charles Castleman – ‘What Are the Hardest Things to Teach?’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, respected American violinist and pedagogue, Mr Charles Castleman shares his thoughts on what he feels are the hardest things...

WITH NICKY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – ‘Practice with Nicky’ [ADVICE]

This, the newest installment in the  ‘With Nicky’ series, Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti talks us through a typical "Practice with Nicky” session. "Over the next...

VC MASTERCLASS | Violinist Janna Gandelman – Saint Saens ‘Rondo Capriccioso'[LEARN]

Jerusalem Symphony Concertmaster, Janna Gandelman works us through Saint-Saens' 'Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso'. Recorded in 6 camera high-definition with student violinist Mark Karlinsky – as part...

ASK THE PROS | Violinist Midori – “Do Competitions Really Build Music Careers?” [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member Cindy Loretta, from Italy was keen to know: ‘Is doing competitions really a solid way for young aspiring professionals to step...

VC INSIGHT | Baroque Violinist Amandine Beyer – ‘Pros Cons of Gut Violin Strings’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, celebrated French baroque violinist Amandine Beyer shares her thoughts on the pros and cons of performing on gut violin...

ASK THE PROS | VC Artist Augustin Hadelich – ‘Maintaining Your Practice Motivation’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member Nathan Kahrs was keen to know: ‘How do you stay motivated when you really don't feel like practicing?' We threw Nathan's...

VC BLOG | Danish Quartet – ‘Our Favorite Non-Traditional Venues to Perform In’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Danish String Quartet cellist Fredrik Schøyen Sjölin shares his thoughts on the ensemble's favourite non-traditional venues to perform in...

RBP ON JSB | Rachel Barton Pine – ‘Adagio’ from Bach’s G Minor Solo Sonata [NEW SERIES]

In a new 26-part weekly VC exclusive video series, American violinist Rachel Barton Pine talks us through the intricacies of the opening movement 'Adagio' from...

VC INSIGHT | Violinist Esther Hoppe – ‘Student Dos and Dont’s for a First Lesson’ [BLOG]

In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Mozarteum University Salzburg Violin Professor Esther Hoppe shares her thoughts on what should be a student's 'dos and don't's...

VC MASTERCLASS | Cellist Amit Peled – Elgar Cello Concerto 2nd Mvt [LEARN]

Israeli-American cellist and pedagogue Amit Peled works us through the 2nd movement of Elgar's Cello Concerto in E Minor. Recorded in 6 camera high-definition with student...

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VC ARTIST | Ulysses Quartet – Schoenfeld, Fischoff & Vietnam Competition 1st Prizes

The New York-based Ulysses String Quartet has in recent seasons firmly established themselves as one of the most promising young chamber music ensembles to emerge internationally. Comprising...

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