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VC Artist Violinist & Violist Sergey Malov to Join Weigold & Böhm Management Roster

It has been announced today that Russian VC Artist Sergey Malov will join the roster of the German-based Weigold & Böhm International Artists -...

Prizes Awarded at Russia’s Yuri Bashmet International Viola Competition

24 year old Karolina Errera from Russia-Germany has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Yuri Bashmet International Viola Competition - in Moscow, Russia. A graduate of the...

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...

OUT NOW | New GEWA Strings 100% Ultra-Light Double Violin-Viola Case [NEW]

GEWA Strings has this week announced at the 2018 NAMM Show in Los Angeles the launch of the new 100% carbon fiber double violin-viola...

Much-Anticipated Pirastro Viola KorfkerRest Winner Announced!

And the winner is in! The following lucky VC member will be receiving one of the much-anticipated first-in-the-world Pirastro viola KorfkerRests - courtesy of our...

VC WEB BLOG | Violist Garth Knox – ‘Viola Spaces – Viola Technique Books’ [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with British violist and technique book author, Mr Garth Knox. In a VC-exclusive blog, Garth discusses the inspiration behind his viola technique...

VC GIVEAWAY | Be One of the First to Own a New Pirastro Viola KorfkerRest [ENTER]

To help celebrate the international release of the much-anticipated Pirastro viola KorfkerRest, The Violin Channel is this week giving away one of the first...

SAD NEWS | Italian Violist Luigi Alberto Bianchi Has Died – Aged 72

Italian violist and violinist Luigi Alberto Bianchi has passed away - aged 72. Mr Bianchi previously served as principal violist with the Rome RAI National...

AUDITION | Milwaukee Symphony, USA – ‘Section Viola’ Position [APPLY]

The Milwaukee Symphony is currently accepting applications for a ‘Section Viola’ position. Applications to be received by March 5th, 2018. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2qOc12h

British Viola Virtuoso Lionel Tertis Born On This Day in 1876 [ON-THIS-DAY]

British viola virtuoso Lionel Tertis was born on this day in 1876 – 141 years ago. Dying in 1975, he is remembered as one of the...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | T-Rex Violist Performs the “Theme from Jurassic Park” [WILD]

Meet T-Rex violist Aaron Hilsinger .... performing John William's "Theme from Jurassic Park" ... of course ...

VC RISING STAR | Eunbin Lee, 14 – 2017 Brahms International Viola Comp 1st Prize Winner

14 year old South Korean violist Eunbin Lee is quickly building an international reputation as an emerging young virtuoso of outstanding potential. A student of Hanna Lee at...

ASK THE PROS | Juilliard’s Hsin-Yun Huang – ‘Advantages and Considerations of Team Teaching’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member, Jeremy Fay from the United States was keen to know: “What are the advantages and considerations when teaching a student as...

Violist Swoops 1st Prize at New Zealand’s Gisborne International Music Competition

22 year old New Zealand violist Alexander McFarlane has been awarded 1st prize at the 2017 Gisborne International Music Competition, in New Zealand. A student...

BREAKING | Prizes Awarded at England’s Cecil Aronowitz International Viola Competition

18 year old Emma Wernig, from the United States, has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize at the 2017 Cecil Aronowitz International Viola...

VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout Debut Album ‘Vieuxtemps’ Winners Announced!

And the winners are in! The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a personally-autographed CD copy of VC Young Artist, violist Timothy...

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

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...

ASK THE PROS | Violist Atar Arad – “How Important is it for a Performer to be Versatile In Many Styles?” [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member Christian Li from the United States was keen to know: "How important is it that a performer today be versatile...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed VC Young Artist, Violist Timothy Ridout Debut ‘Vieuxtemps’ CDs

To help celebrate the international release of VC Young Artist, violist Timothy Ridout’s debut album ‘Vieuxtemps’, The Violin Channel is this week giving away...

ASK THE PROS | Violist Daniel Panner – “Scales, Exercises and Etudes for a Rock-Solid Left and Right Hand?” [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member Jeremy Lo from the United States was keen to know: "What violin and viola scales, exercises, and etude books do...

New World Record Set for the Fastest Marathon Running Viola in History

A viola student in the United Kingdom has this week entered the Guinness Book of World Records for running the fastest full marathon in...

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 | Violist James Dunham – “What Does Chamber Music Really Do For a Student’s Playing?” [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel member Sabrina Young from the United States was keen to know: "How important really is chamber music? What does it really do...

New Shostakovich Viola & Piano Work Discovered in Moscow Archives

It has been announced that a previously unknown short work for viola and piano, composed by Dmitri Shostakovich in 1931, has been discovered in...

VC WEB BLOG | Violist Ivo-Jan van der Werff – ‘A Notebook for Viola Players’ [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Rice University Shepherd School of Music viola pedagogue and technique book author, Professor Ivo-Jan van der Werff. In a VC-exclusive...

AUDITION | Tokyo Symphony, Japan – ‘Tutti Viola’ Position [APPLY]

The Tokyo Symphony is currently accepting applications for a ‘Tutti Viola’ position. Applications to be received by October 27, 2017. For further details, visit: http://bit.ly/2xPorFQ

Teenage Girl Jailed for Pouring Acid into a Classmate’s Viola Case

A teenage girl has been jailed in Edinburgh, Scotland for 21 months after pouring sulphuric acid into the viola case of a high school...

Today is VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout’s 22nd Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is British violist, VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout's 22nd birthday. A graduate of London’s Royal Academy of Music, he is a former 1st prize winner...