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VC WEB BLOG | Annette & Henning Müller-Zierach – ‘New Pirastro Perpetual Violin String Set’ [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Pirastro Co-Managing Directors, Annette and Henning Müller-Zierach - in Offenbach, Germany. We sat them down to learn more about the latest...

BREAKING | Finalists Announced at 2018 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition

The division finalists have today been announced at the 2018 45th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition – in South Bend, Indiana, United States. The 2018 Senior String...

Semi-Finalists Announced at USA’s 2018 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition

The ensembles progressing to the Semi-Final stage of the 2018 45th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition have today been announced – in South Bend, Indiana, United...

Candidates Announced for USA’s 2018 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition

The Senior and Junior ensemble candidates have been announced for the 2018 45th Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition – to be held in South Bend,...

VC VOX POP | “Do You Use Any Technology or Apps to Help You Practice?” [Q&A]

“Do you use any technology or apps to help you practice?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s top string players...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Newly-Released Thomastik-Infeld ALPHAYUE Viola & Cello String Set Packs

To help celebrate this month’s international release of the new Thomastik-Infeld ALPHAYUE viola and cello strings set, The Violin Channel is this week giving...

VC VOX POP | “What Do You Do Every Day to Avoid Playing Injuries?” [Q&A]

“What do you do every day to avoid playing injuries?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s top string players to...

OUT NOW | New Thomastik-Infeld ALPHAYUE Viola & Cello String Sets [NEW]

Thomastik-Infeld has this week announced at the 2018 NAMM Show in Los Angeles the international launch of the new Thomastik ALPHAYUE viola and cello string...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Berent Korfker – “My Inspiration for Inventing the Pirastro KorfkerRest” [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Pirastro KorfkerRest inventor, violin pedagogue Mr Berent Korfker. In a VC-exclusive blog, the Dutch-born Royal College of Music violin professor...

VC VOX POP | “What’s the Last Thing That Runs Through Your Mind as You’re Walking on Stage?” [Q&A]

“What’s the very last thing that runs through your mind as you’re walking on stage?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the...

VC VOX POP | “What’s the Strangest Fan Question You’ve Ever Been Asked?” [Q&A]

“What's the strangest fan question you've ever been asked?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 30+ of the world’s top string players to find...

VC VOX POP | “If You Only Had 3 Months to Live, What Would You Put on Your Farewell Recital?” [Q&A]

“If you only had three months to live, what would you put on your farewell recital?” The Violin Channel recently caught up with 40+ of...

VC WEB BLOG | Dr. Thomas Zwieg – The New Larsen Magnacore Arioso Cello Strings [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Larsen Strings' Product Development Manager, Dr. Thomas Zwieg. In a VC-exclusive blog, Thomas explains his goals and processes for the...

VC VOX POP | “What Piece of Music Would you Like to Walk Down the Aisle To?” [Q&A]

“What piece of music did you ... or would you like to walk down the aisle to at your wedding?” The Violin Channel recently caught...

ASK THE PROS | Violin Pedagogue Donald Weilerstein – ‘Improving Your Intonation’ [ADVICE]

Violinist Meredith Li from the United States was keen to know how to improve her intonation. We threw Meredith’s question over to The Juilliard School and New...

Thomastik-Infeld Versum Solo Cello String Pack Winners Announced!

And the winners are in! The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a Thomastik-Infeld cello soloist twin set string pack. Designed with a...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 10 Newly-Released D’Addario Helicore Octave Violin Strings [ENTER]

To help celebrate the international release, The Violin Channel in conjunction with D’Addario Orchestral is this week giving away 10 sets of D’Addario’s newly-released...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Illan Eshkeri – 2016 Burberry Fashion Show [VIDEO]

LONDON – British composer Illian Eshkeri's thrilling new chamber ensemble work "Reliquary (For Burberry)". The hypnotic, pulsing work, premiered by the London Metropolitan Orchestra, was commissioned by...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Newly-Released Thomastik-Infeld Peter Infeld Viola String Sets

To help celebrate the international release of the new Thomastik-Infeld Peter Infeld viola strings, The Violin Channel is this week giving away 5 fresh-off-the-press...

VC WEB BLOG | D’Addario’s Fan-Chia Tao: ‘How to Choose the Right Strings’ [BLOG]

LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK ― The Violin Channel recently caught up with D'Addario Orchestral Strings' respected Research & Development Director, Mr Fan-Chia Tao. In a VC-exclusive blog, Fan talks...

Applications Closing for Black & Latino Sphinx Competition [ENTER NOW]

Applications for the 2016 Sphinx Competition, to be held in Detroit, USA from the 3rd-7th February - are set to close on 10th November, 2015. Open...

VC GIVEAWAY | Enter to Win 1 of 5 Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold Viola String Sets

To help celebrate the international release, The Violin Channel in conjunction with Pirastro is this week giving away 5 Evah Pirazzi Gold viola string sets. The...

VC STORE: Now Stocking Larsen Magnacore Cello Strings

The Violin Channel Store is excited to now be stocking Larsen's new tungsten G &C Magnacore Cello Strings Described as a 'game changer', the new...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Things4Strings’ Beginner Bow Hold Packs

The Violin Channel, in conjunction with string pedagogy specialist Things 4 Strings, is this week giving away 5 x beginner bow hold packs –...