RBP ON JSB | Rachel Barton Pine – ‘Allegro Assai’ from Bach’s C Major Solo Violin Sonata [SERIES]

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“I’ll be discussing each of the movements of Bach’s Six Solo Sonatas and Partitas – talking about interpretive issues, practicing tips, structures, ornaments, rhythm,...

VC MASTERCLASS | Victoria Chiang, Peabody Institute – '5 Essential Skills for Ensuring Efficient Practice' [VIDEO]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with violist and respected pedagogue Victoria Chiang, from the Peabody Institute, in Baltimore and the Aspen Music Festival &...

VC MASTERCLASS | 2018 Menuhin Competition - Pamela Frank, Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1 [LEARN]

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Recorded live at the 2018 Menuhin Competition, in Geneva, Curtis Institute of Music pedagogue and jury member Pamela Frank works us through the first movement...

WITH NICKY | Violinist Nicola Benedetti - No. 1 'Back to Basics’ [ADVICE]

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This, the first in the newly-launched ‘With Nicky’ series, violin virtuoso Nicola Benedetti takes it 'back to basics' - addressing stance, violin hold, bow hold and...

ASK THE PROS | Violinist Andrew Jennings – "As a Teacher, How Do You Keep Your Own Playing Up?" [ADVICE]

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VC member Jonathan Attias from the United States was keen to know how music teachers manage to maintain their instrumental playing alongside teaching. We threw Jonathan’s question...

VC MASTERCLASS | 2018 Menuhin Competition – Maxim Vengerov, Waxman 'Carmen Fantasy' [LEARN]

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Recorded live at the 2018 Menuhin Competition, in Geneva, violin virtuoso and jury member Maxim Vengerov works us through Franz Waxman's 'Carmen Fantasy' –...

VC MASTERCLASS | Violin Pedagogue Gyorgy Pauk – Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, 1st Mvt [LEARN]

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Acclaimed Hungarian violin pedagogue Gyorgy Pauk works us through the first movement of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor. Recorded in 6 camera high-definition with student...

VC MASTERCLASS | Cellist Evangeline Benedetti – Paganini's ‘Moses Variations’ [LEARN]

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American cellist Evangeline Benedetti works us through Paganini's 'Moses Variations'. Recorded in 6 camera high-definition with student cellist Eli Levi– as part of the iClassical Academy‘s newly-launched...

ASK THE PROS | Pianist Rohan de Silva – “What We Need From String Players” [ADVICE]

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The Violin Channel member Nicholas Bellocci, from Italy was keen to know: ‘As a collaborative pianist, what essentials do you need from a string...

ASK THE PROS | Violist Stephen Wyrczynski – “What Do You Look For In Undergraduate vs Graduate Students?” [ADVICE]

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VC member Sofia Yatsyuk from Ukraine was keen to know what conservatory audition panelists look for in undergraduate vs graduate students for admissions. We threw Sofia's...

RBP ON JSB | Rachel Barton Pine – “Menuets I & II” from Bach’s E Major Solo Violin Partita

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“I’ll be discussing each of the movements of Bach’s Six Solo Sonatas and Partitas – talking about interpretive issues, practicing tips, structures, ornaments, rhythm,...

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...

VC MASTERCLASS | Conductor Benjamin Zander – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto Masterclass [LEARN]

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English conductor Benjamin Zander works us through a violin masterclass on the 1st and 2nd movements of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor. Recorded live on...

VC INSIGHT | Violin Virtuoso Sarah Chang - 'What Motivates You to Practice?' [BLOG]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Korean-American violin virtuoso Sarah Chang. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Sarah shares with us her motivations for practicing whilst growing...

VC MASTERCLASS | David Coucheron, Atlanta Symphony Concertmaster – 'Combating Stage Nerves' [VIDEO]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster, Norwegian-born violinist David Coucheron at the Aspen Music Festival & School - where he discussed his...

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VC YOUNG ARTIST | Kerson Leong, 23 – Menuhin Competition 1st Prize Winner

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An Associated Artist at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Belgium, where he was mentored by Augustin Dumay, Kerson is a former Junior 1st...

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