Thursday, August 13, 2020

CURATION WITH MASON | Mason Bates – ‘Curating the Concert Experience – Platform’ [SERIES]

In this, the 3rd part of composer and electronic music DJ Mason Bates’ ‘Curating the Concert Experience‘ masterclass series, Mason explores the role of...

ASK THE PROS | Anne Akiko Meyers – ‘Fourth Finger Swing’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member James Dong, from Sydney, was keen to know: 'How can I get better amplitude on my 4th finger vibrato?' VC threw...

VC MASTERCLASS | Cello Pedagogue Amit Peled – Bach ‘Cello Suite No. 6, Prelude’ [LEARN]

Acclaimed Israeli-American cello pedagogue Amit Peled works us through the 'Prelude' from Bach's Solo Cello Suite No. 6. Recorded in 6 camera high-definition with student...

ASK THE PROS | Cellist Natasha Brofsky – ‘Developing a Great Performance Presence’ [ADVICE]

VC member Victoria Tsai from the United States was keen to know how to improve her stage performance presence. We threw Victoria’s question over to acclaimed American cellist, Ms Natasha...

VC MASTERCLASS | Pamela Frank – ‘How Many Hours Should We Be Practicing?’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with respected violinist and pedagogue Pamela Frank, from the Curtis Institute of Music, and we put to her...

NEC MUSICAL STORYTELLING | Violinist Lucy Little [SERIES]

The New England Conservatory, in Boston, has this week released a new episode of their annual 2020 Musical Storytelling series. This year held online, instead...

VC MASTERCLASS | Alex Kerr, Dallas Symphony Concertmaster – ‘Tackling an Orchestral Audition’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Dallas Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster, Alex Kerr at the Aspen Music Festival and School – where we probed...

ASK THE PROS | Violin Pedagogue Grigory Kalinovsky – “How to Achieve a Great Left Hand” [ADVICE]

VC member Josephine Harley from the United States was keen to know the properties of a great left hand for string players and how to...

VC MASTERCLASS | Cellist Zvi Plesser – Bach Solo Cello Suite No. 2 [LEARN]

Respected cellist and pedagogue Zvi Plesser works us through the Prelude from Bach's Solo Cello Suite No.2 in D Minor. Recorded in 6 camera high-definition...

NEC MUSICAL STORYTELLING | Cheyanna Duran – ‘The Ugly Duckling Oboe’ [SERIES]

The New England Conservatory, in Boston, has this week released a new episode of their annual 2020 Musical Storytelling series. This year held online, instead...

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 MASTERCLASS | Pamela Frank – ‘Do’s and Don’ts of Learning a New Work’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with respected violinist and pedagogue Pamela Frank, from the Curtis Institute of Music, where she discussed, for her,...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Svetlin Roussev – ‘Tips & Advice for Rock Solid Memorization’ [INSIGHT]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Bulgarian violinist Svetlin Roussev. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, the former major prize winner at the Indianapolis and...

VC MASTERCLASS | Yo-Yo Ma – Elgar Cello Concerto, CelloBello Masterclass [LEARN]

Cello luminary Yo-Yo Ma works us through a cello masterclass on the third and fourth movements of the Elgar Cello Concerto. Recorded as part of the CelloBello Masterclass...

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...

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VC ARTIST | Ray Chen – ‘One of The New Generation’s Most Prodigiously Talented & Captivating Artists’

Australian violin virtuoso Ray Chen has established himself as one of the most prodigiously talented and captivating instrumentalists to emerge internationally. A graduate of the Curtis...

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