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STRINGTELLIGENCE BY THOMASTIK-INFELD | ‘Taming a Wolf Tone & Eliminating String Buzzing’ [SERIES]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Thomastik-Infeld string manufacturer’s Director of Engineering and Technology, Mr. Franz Klanner. In part 2 of a new blog series, released...

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

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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]

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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]

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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]

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

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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 INSIGHT | Violinist Ann Setzer – ‘The Importance of Understanding Historical Context’ [BLOG]

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In a VC-exclusive blog, American violin pedagogue Ann Setzer shares her insight on the importance of understanding a composer's historical context - and its...

VC INSIGHT | VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley – ‘My Queen Elisabeth Comp Experience’ [BLOG]

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As we have come to know, it is a long established mandatory condition of the Queen Elisabeth Competition for all 12 finalists to spend the...

ASK THE PROS | Cellist Laurence Lesser – ‘Warming Up Before a Lesson or Performance” [ADVICE]

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The Violin Channel member Matthew Boon, from the United States, was keen to know: ‘What is the best way to warm up before a...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Chloë Hanslip – ‘Life Lessons You Can Only Learn on Stage’ [BLOG]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with British violinist Chloë Hanslip. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, the international virtuoso shares her thoughts on the life...

ASK THE PROS | Violinist Ida Kavafian – ‘Making Scales More Enjoyable’ [ADVICE]

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The Violin Channel member Vincenzo Sandi, from Milan was keen to know: 'Are there any tricks or techniques to make practicing scales more enjoyable?' We threw...

WITH NICKY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti – No. 6 ‘Back To Basics: Left Hand’ [ADVICE]

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This, the sixth in the newly-launched ‘With Nicky’ series, violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti talks us through the basics of the left hand. "This week, we are...

VC BACKSTAGE | Up Close & Personal With The Solera Quartet [INSIGHT]

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The Violin recently caught up with the New York-based Solera Quartet - following their debut recital at Carnegie Hall. We sat the four down to...

VC INSIDER | ‘What Must a Successful Orchestral Candidate Do To Ensure They Ace Their Probation Period?’

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with a panel of esteemed orchestral members and conductors - to get the inside word on the do...

VC MASTERCLASS | Violinist Miriam Fried – Bach Solo Partita No.1 in B Minor [LEARN]

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Respected violinist and pedagogue Miriam Fried works us through the Allemande from Bach’s Solo Violin Partita No. 1 in B Minor. Recorded in 6 camera high-definition...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Diana Adamyan, 20 – Menuhin Competition 1st Prize

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A graduate of the Tchaikovsky School of Music where she studied with Petros Haykazyan, and current student of Ana Chumachenco at the Munich University of Music and Performing Arts, Diana...

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