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Knoxville Symphony Announce New 24 Year Old Concertmaster

The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 24 year old American violinist William Shaub as their new Concertmaster - effective immediately....

London Philharmonic Announce New 24 Year Old Co-Leader

The London Philharmonic Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 24 year old American violinist Kevin Lin as their new Co-Leader - effective from...

Ani Kavafian to Step Down as Concertmaster of New Haven Symphony

It has been announced this week that New Haven Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Ani Kavafian is set to step down from the ensemble at the...

SAD NEWS | Former Princeton Symphony Concertmaster Joseph Kovacs Has Died

Hungarian-born American violinist and conductor Joseph Kovacs has passed away - aged 91. A graduate of the Franz Liszt Royal Hungarian Academy of Music, where...

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Promotes New Concertmaster from Within

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, in Canada, has today announced the appointment of British violinist Nicholas Wright as their new Concertmaster. A graduate of London’s Royal College...

SAD NEWS | Former Berlin Philharmonic Concertmaster Thomas Brandis has Died

German violinist Thomas Brandis has died - aged 81. Mr Brandis served as 1st Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic from 1962 until 1983. He was a...

English Symphony Orchestra Appoint New Concertmaster

The English String Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 34 year old South African-born violin Zoe Beyers as their new Leader - effective immediately. A...

AUDITION | KBS Symphony Orchestra, South Korea – ‘Concertmaster’ Position [APPLY]

The KBS Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by March 18th, 2017. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2lv2Tv8

Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Announces New 1st Concertmaster

The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra has announced the appointment of German violinist Andreas Buschatz as their new 1st Concertmaster - effective from the commencement of...

AUDITION | Israel Symphony Orchestra, Israel – ‘Co-Concertmaster’ Position

The Israel Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for a ‘Co-Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by December 18th, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2heWr7h

New Zealand’s Wellington Orchestra Announce New Concertmaster

The Orchestra of Wellington, in New Zealand has today announced the appointment of 27 year old New Zealand violinist Amalia Hall as their new...

VC INTERVIEW | Stephen Tavani – New Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra Concertmaster [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up 24 year old American violinist Stephen Tavani – the newly appointed Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XM5EZNZHI3c&showinfo=0&autohide=1 STEPHEN TAVANI & JUHANI LAGERSPATZ...

Madrid’s Spanish National Orchestra Announce New Concertmaster

The Spanish National Orchestra, in Madrid, Spain has today announced the appointment of 32 year old violinist Gjorgi Dimchevski as their new Concertmaster. A graduate of...

Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Announce New Concertmaster

The Geneva-based Orchestre de la Suisse Romande has today announced the appointment of 40 year old Bulgarian violinist Svetlin Roussev as their new Concertmaster. A...

Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra Announce New 24 Year Old Concertmaster

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia has today announced the appointment of 24 year old American violinist Stephen Tavani as their new Concertmaster. A graduate of...

Met Concertmaster David Chan Appointed Music Director of New New Jersey Ensemble

The newly-formed Montclair Orchestra, in New Jersey has today announced the appointment of violinist David Chan as their new Music Director - to lead...

AUDITION | Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, Norway – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by February 19th, 2017. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2eO4g4o

AUDITION | Sydney Symphony, Australia – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by November 15th, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2ewT0aJ

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Announce New Concertmaster

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 28 year old Dutch/American violinist Benjamin Marquise Gilmore as their new Concertmaster. A graduate of...

AUDITION | Kalamazoo Symphony, USA – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position.  Applications to be received by October 20th, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2cRMQlk

Concerto Budapest Symphony Announce New Teen Concertmaster

The Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 19 year old American-born violinist, Miranda Liu has their new Concertmaster. A graduate of...

Sydney Symphony Concertmaster to Stand Down After 30 Years

It has been announced today that long-term Sydney Symphony Concertmaster, Dene Olding will stand down from the orchestra at the end of next month -...

Violinist Szymon Goldberg Died On This Day in 1993 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish-born American violinist and conductor Szymon Goldberg died on this day in 1993 – aged 84. A student of Carl Flesch, he served as Concertmaster...

AUDITION | Houston Symphony, USA – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Houston Symphony is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by September 1st, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/29NoGbS

VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley's 32nd birthday! A graduate of Indiana University and the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Munich, Noah currently serves as...

California’s Santa Cruz Symphony Announces New Concertmaster

The Santa Cruz Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 26 year old American violinist, Nigel Armstrong as their new Concertmaster - effective...

BREAKING | VC ‘Artist’ Nikki Chooi Appointed New York Metropolitan Opera Concertmaster

27 year old VC ‘Artist’ Nikki Chooi, from Canada has just minutes ago been announced as the newly-appointed Concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera, in...

AUDITION | Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Germany – ‘1st Concertmaster’ Position

The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘1st Concertmaster’ position. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/29kTM7k

AUDITION | Munich Chamber Orchestra, Germany – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Munich Chamber Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by August 15th, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/1HWI0jn

AUDITION | Orchestra Wellington, New Zealand – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Orchestra Wellington is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by April 29th, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/1ZIPLh4

AUDITION | Tampere Philharmonic, Finland – ‘1st Concertmaster’ Position [APPLY]

The Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘1st Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by March 13th, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/1SMsyKg

AUDITION | Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, Croatia – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by January 25th, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/1OAPWb1

MEET THE PROS | VC ‘Artist’ Noah Bendix-Balgley – VC ’20 Questions’ [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with the Berlin Philharmonic 1st Concertmaster, VC ‘Artist’ Noah Bendix-Balgley from the United States - in New York...

London’s Academy of St Martin in the Fields Announce New Leader

The Academy of St Martin in the Fields has today announced 41-year-old German violinist Tomo Keller as their new Leader. He has served as a frequent...

Vienna Philharmonic and State Opera Announce New Concertmaster

The Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera have today announced the appointment of 30 year old Brazilian-German violinist Jose Maria Blumenschein as their new...

AUDITION | Munich Chamber Orchestra, Germany – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Munich Chamber Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster' position. Applications to be received by March 31st, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/1HWI0jn

Utah Symphony Announces Baltimore’s Madeline Adkins as New Concertmaster

The Utah Symphony has today announced the appointment of Madeline Adkins to the position of Concertmaster - effective from September 2016. A graduate of the...

SAD NEWS | Former Tucson Symphony Concertmaster, John Ferrell Has Died

American violinist John Ferrell has passed away, following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease - aged 90. He served as the Concermaster of the Tucson...

Hong Kong Sinfonietta Concertmaster Collapses Mid-Performance

Hong Kong Sinfonietta Concertmaster James Cuddeford has collapsed mid-concert, during a performance on Saturday evening in Hong Kong, causing significant damage to his 18th...

AUDITION | Odense Symphony, Denmark – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Odense Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by January 4, 2016. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/1MvN9k6.

AUDITION | The Hague Philharmonic, Netherlands – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Hague Philharmonic is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by November 16th, 2015. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/1KOAFOw

Buffalo Philharmonic Announces New Concertmaster

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra has today announced Korean-born Canadian violinist Dennis Kim as their new Concertmaster. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and...

AUDITION | BBC Concert Orchestra, United Kingdom – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The BBC Concert Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by August 28th, 2015. For further details, visit:...

AUDITION | Seattle Symphony, United States – ‘Concertmaster’ Position

The Seattle Symphony is currently accepting applications for the ‘Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by August 21st, 2015. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/1MqAzl3

Scottish Chamber Orchestra Announces New Concertmaster

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra has today announced British violinist Stephanie Gonley as their new Concertmaster. A graduate of the Guildhall School of Music, Juilliard School...

British Concertmaster Appointed to Vacant West Australian Symphony Position

The West Australian Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of British violinist Laurence Jackson as their new Concertmaster – effective from January 2016. A...

US Orchestra Iowa Announces Dawn Gingrich as New Concertmaster

Following a year-long national search, the Orchestra Iowa has today announced Dawn Gingrich as their new Concertmaster. A graduate of the New England Conservatory and...

SAD NEWS | Viennese Conductor and Concertmaster Walter Weller Has Died

Austrian violinist and conductor Walter Weller has passed away from pancreatic cancer – aged 75. Mr Walter served as Concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic, in...

Seattle Symphony Orchestra Loses Concertmaster Back to Boston

It has been announce today that Seattle Symphony Concertmaster, Alexander Velinzon has stood down, after 3 season - to return to his previous position as Assistant...

New York Phil Concertmaster, Frank Huang Completes Best Week of His Life

Frank Huang, the newly appointed Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic has yesterday wed girlfriend, violinist Sarah Ludwig – in a private ceremony in...