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Violinist & Pedagogue Joseph Joachim Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Joseph Joachim was born on this day in 1831 – 187 years ago. Dying in 1907, Joachim is remembered as...

Today is Violinist Elmar Oliveira’s 68th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Portuguese-American violinist Elmar Oliveira's 68th birthday! A student of Ariana Bronne and Raphael Bronstein, he is a former 1st Prize winner at the Tchaikovsky...

SAD NEWS | Acclaimed American Composer Donald Keats Has Died [RIP]

American composer, pianist, conductor and pedagogue Donald Keats has passed away - aged 88. He served a professorship on faculty at the University of Denver's...

Legendary Soviet Pedagogue Pyotr Stolyarsky Died On This Day in 1944 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary Soviet violin pedagogue Pyotr Stolyarsky died on this day in 1944 - aged 72. He is remembered in history as the founder of The Odessa School and...

Violinist Ivan Galamian Died On This Day in 1981 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Iranian-born Armenian violinist Ivan Galamian died on this day in 1981 – 36 years ago. A student of French pedagogue Lucien Capet, he is remembered as one...

Czech Violinist & Pedagogue Otakar Ševčík Born On This Day in 1852 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Czech violinist and pedagogue Otakar Ševčík was born on this day in 1852. He served teaching positions at the Prague Conservatory, Russian Music Society and the Vienna...

VC WEB BLOG | Israeli-born American Violist Rami Solomonow – In Memoriam (1949-2018) [RIP]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with violist Eszter Kaganovskiy, former student of DePaul University School of Music's viola pedagogue, Rami Solomonow - who passed away from leukemia on...

Influential Austrian Violin Pedagogue Jakob Dont Born on This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Jakob Dont was born on this day in 1815. Dying in 1888, Dont is remembered in history as one of the most...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist & Pedagogue Charles Castleman – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with respected American violinist and former long-term Eastman School of Music violin pedagogue, Mr Charles Castleman. We sat him down...

Violinist & Pedagogue Efrem Zimbalist Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-born violin virtuoso, pedagogue and composer Efrem Zimbalist died on this day in 1985 – aged 94. A student of Leopold Auer, he is remembered as...

SAD NEWS | Australian Cellist and Pedagogue Nelson Cooke Has Died – Aged 98

Respected Australian cellist and pedagogue Nelson Cooke has passed - aged 98. A student of Pablo Casals, Mr Cooke held principal positions with the London Symphony Orchestra and...

Japanese Pedagogue Shinichi Suzuki Died On This Day in 1998 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Japanese pedagogue Shinichi Suzuki died on this day in 1998 – aged 99. Mr Suzuki holds an influential place in history as the creator of the Suzuki...

Russian Violin Virtuoso Andrei Korsakov Died On This Day in 1991 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Andrei Korsakov died on this day in 1991 – aged just 44. A protégé of Boris Belenky and Leonid Kogan, Maestro Korsakov was a former...

Czech Violinist & Pedagogue Otakar Ševčík Died On This Day in 1934 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Czech violinist and pedagogue Otakar Ševčík died on this day in 1934. He served teaching positions at the Prague Conservatory, Russian Music Society and the Vienna Music...

Russian-American Pedagogue Josef Gingold Died On This Day in 1995 – Aged 85 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-American violin virtuoso and pedagogue Josef Gingold died on this day in 1995 – aged 85. A student of Eugene Ysaye, he is remembered as...

SAD NEWS | Juilliard School Violin Pedagogue Shirley Givens Has Passed Away – Aged 86

Respected American violin pedagogue and children's music teaching book author, Ms Shirley Givens has passed away - in New York City, aged 86. A graduate of...

VC WEB BLOG | Juilliard Quartet Violinist & Pedagogue Robert Mann – In Memoriam (1920-2018) [RIP]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Korean-American violinist Elly Suh, longtime student of violin pedagogue and Juilliard String Quartet founding member, Robert Mann – who passed away earlier...

French Cellist Paul Tortelier Died On This Day In 1990 – Aged 76 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French cellist Paul Tortelier died on this day in 1990 – aged 76. Maestro Tortelier is remembered as one of the prominent cellists of the...

Legendary Soviet Pedagogue Pyotr Stolyarsky Born On This Day in 1871 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary Soviet pedagogue Pyotr Stolyarsky was born on this day in 1871. Mr Stolyarsky is remembered in history as the founder of 'The Odessa School' and 'The...

Austrian Violin Virtuoso & Pedagogue Jakob Dont Died On This Day in 1888 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Jakob Dont died on this day in 1888 – 129 years ago. Dont is remembered in history as one of the greatest...

VC WEB BLOG | American Cellist & Pedagogue Phyllis Young – In Memoriam (1925-2017) [RIP]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with University of Idaho Cello Professor Miranda Wilson, former doctoral student of American cello pedagogue Phyllis Young – who passed away earlier this...

Today is Armenian-American Violinist Ida Kavafian’s Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Armenian-American violinist Ida Kavafian's birthday. A student of Oscar Shumsky and Ivan Galamian, Ms Kavafian currently serves distinguished teaching positions on faculty at...

Today is Austrian Violinist and Pedagogue Boris Kuschnir’s 69th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Austrian violinist and pedagogue Boris Kuschnir's 69th birthday. A graduate of the Moscow Conservatory, Professor Kuschnir currently holds teaching positions at the Konservatorium...

ASK THE PROS | Violinist Qian Zhou – “Maximising the Odds of Your Audition Tape Being Accepted” [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member Zhao Tang from the United States was keen to know: "What are the keys to ensuring your audition tape has...

VC WEB BLOG | Violist Carol Rodland – “Welcome to the Golden Age of the Viola” [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with The Juilliard School viola and chamber music faculty member, violist Carol Rodland. In a VC-exclusive blog, Carol discusses how she...

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

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...

Today is Violinist & Pedagogue Ole Bøhn’s 72nd Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Norwegian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Ole Bøhn's 72nd birthday! A student of Louise Behrend, Ernst Glaser, Henry Holst and Max Rostal, Professor Bohn...

ASK THE PROS | Violinist Lewis Kaplan – “What Are The Biggest Life Lessons Teaching Has Taught You?” [ADVICE]

VC member Joanna Huang from Taiwan was keen to know what the major life lessons that music pedagogues' teaching experiences have taught them. We threw Joanna’s...

French Violinist Jacques Thibaud Died On This Day in 1953 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violinist and pedagogue Jacques Thibaud died on this day in 1953, in a plane crash – aged 73. The dedicatee of Ysaye’s 2nd Solo Sonata, his famed...

VC WEB BLOG | Violist Victoria Chiang – ‘From College Graduate to Teaching Professor’ [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Peabody Institute of Music viola pedagogue, Victoria Chiang. In a VC-exclusive blog, Victoria discusses the steps she took...

French Violinist, Composer & Pedagogue Jacques Mazas Died On This Day in 1849 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violinist, composer and pedagogue Jacques Mazas died on this day in 1849 – 168 years ago. A student of Pierre Baillot, Mazas is remembered in history for his...

VC WEB BLOG | American Violinist & Pedagogue Fredell Lack – In Memoriam (1922-2017) [RIP]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Chinese-American VC Young Artist Luke Hsu, longtime student of violin pedagogue Fredell Lack – who passed away earlier this...

Violinist & Pedagogue Joseph Joachim Died On This Day in 1907 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Joseph Joachim died on this day in 1907.  He is remembered as one of the most significant violinists of the 19th Century. Joachim was the dedicatee of...

American Cellist Leonard Rose Born On This Day in 1918 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Celebrated American cellist and pedagogue Leonard Rose was born on this day in 1918. He served as Principal Cellist of the NBC Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra and the New York...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Ingolf Turban – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with German violinist and pedagogue, Mr Ingolf Turban. We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20...

American Violinist Pamela Frank Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American violinist Pamela Frank's 50th birthday! Ms Frank, a former recipient of the distinguished Avery Fisher Prize, currently holds teaching positions at the Peabody...

SAD NEWS | Eminent American New Music Violinist Paul Zukofsky Has Died

American violinist, conductor and pedagogue Paul Zukofsky has passed away from non-Hodgkin lymphoma - aged 73. A graduate of The Juilliard School, where he studied...

MEET THE PROS | Violin Pedagogue Boris Garlitsky – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian violinist and pedagogue, Mr Boris Garlitsky. We sat him down for a fun game of VC 20...

Ilya and Olga Kaler Announced to Join Cleveland Institute Violin Faculty

The Cleveland Institute of Music has today announced the appointment of violinists Ilya Kaler and Olga Dubossarskaya Kaler to their string faculty - effective...

Russian Violinist & Pedagogue Efrem Zimbalist Born On This Day in 1890 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-born violin virtuoso, pedagogue and composer Efrem Zimbalist was born on this day in 1890. A student of Leopold Auer, he is remembered as one of the...

American Violinist and Pedagogue Oscar Shumsky was Born On This Day in 1917 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violin virtuoso, pedagogue and conductor Oscar Shumsky was born on this day in 1917 – 100 years ago. Passing away in 2000, Mr Shumsky...

Japanese Pedagogue Shinichi Suzuki Died On This Day in 1998 – Aged 99 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Japanese pedagogue Shinichi Suzuki died on this day in 1998 – aged 99. Mr Suzuki holds an influential place in history as the creator of...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Koichiro Harada – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Japanese pedagogue and former Tokyo String Quartet violinist, Mr Koichiro Harada. We sat him down for a...

Iranian-born Armenian Violinist Ivan Galamian Was Born On This Day in 1903 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Iranian-born Armenian violinist Ivan Galamian was born on this day in 1903 – 114 years ago. A student of French pedagogue Lucien Capet, he is...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Jaime Laredo – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Cleveland Institute of Music violin pedagogue and conductor, Mr Jaime Laredo. We sat him down for a fun game...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Kirill Troussov – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Russian-German violinist and 2016 Schoenfeld International Violin Competition juror, Kirill Troussov - in Harbin, China. We sat him...

MEET THE PROS | Cellist Laurence Lesser – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with veteran New England Conservatory cello pedagogue, Mr Laurence Lesser - at the 2016 Verbier Festival, in Switzerland. We sat him...

Violinist & Pedagogue Joseph Joachim Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue, Joseph Joachim died on this day in 1907.  He is remembered as one of the most significant violinists of the 19th Century. Joachim was...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist, Mihaela Martin – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with respected Kronberg Academy pedagogue, violinist Mihaela Martin. We sat her down for a fun game of 'VC 20 Questions' -...

American Cellist Leonard Rose Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Celebrated American cellist and pedagogue Leonard Rose was born on this day in 1918. He served as Principal Cellist of the NBC Symphony Orchestra, The...