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Composer Jennifer Higdon Awarded $100,000 2018 Nemmers Composition Prize

It has been announced that celebrated American composer Jennifer Higdon has been awarded the prestigious US$100,000 2018 Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition. Established...

Milwaukee-Based Fine Arts String Quartet Announce New Cello Replacement

The Milwaukee-based Fine Arts Quartet has today announced the appointment of German cellist Niklas Schmidt to their ensemble.  A former member of the Trio Fontenay, Niklas...

SAD NEWS | Experimental Contemporary Composer Alan Stout has Died – Aged 85

American modernist, experimental 12-tone composer, Professor Alan Stout has died - aged 85. A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory, University of Copenhagen and the University of...

ASK THE PROS | Cello Pedagogue Hans Jørgen Jensen – ‘When Are Students Ready for Competitions?’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member Hasan Ninov from the United States was keen to know: "How do you know when students are ready for competitions,...

Milwaukee-Based Fine Arts String Quartet Announce Double Departures

The Milwaukee-based Fine Arts Quartet has today announced violist Juan-Miguel Hernandez and cellist Robert Cohen are both set to leave the ensemble in January...

VC WEB BLOG | Violist Helen Callus – ‘Looking Beyond Just Scales & Etude Books’ [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Northwestern University Bienen School of Music Viola Professor, Ms Helen Callus. In a VC-exclusive blog, Helen talks us through the importance...