Thursday, July 5, 2018
Home Tags Violin

Tag: violin

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Lara St. John & Matt Herskowitz – ‘Canada 151 Proof’ [2018]

Canadian violinist Lara St. John and pianist Matt Herskowitz present Canada 151 Proof - 17 original genre variations and theme on Canada's national anthem, O...

VC INSIGHT | Violin Pedagogue Ole Bohn – ‘5 Common Technical Problems & How to Fix Them’ [LEARN]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Sydney Conservatorium of Music Violin Professor, Norwegian violinist Ole Bohn. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Ole discusses the 5 most common technical problems...

Italian Violinist and Pedagogue Aldo Ferraresi Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Celebrated Italian violinist and pedagogue Aldo Ferraresi died on this day in 1978 - aged 76. A student of Eugene Ysaye, throughout his six decade...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Rachmaninoff – ‘Rhapsody On a Theme of Paganini’ for Solo Violin & Piano [NEW-ARRANGEMENT]

Violinist Joo Young Oh and pianist Carlos Avila performing their own original arrangement for solo violin and piano of Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of...

New World Record Set For Sale of a Guadagnini Violin at Auction

Tarisio Auctions in London has today announced the £1,587,000 (US $2,105,305) sale of the 1773-75 ‘Sinzheimer’ Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin – the highest price ever paid at auction for a...

VC INSIGHT | Violin Virtuoso Sarah Chang – ‘What Motivates You to Practice?’ [BLOG]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Korean-American violin virtuoso Sarah Chang. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Sarah shares with us her motivations for practicing whilst growing...

Italian Luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini was born on this day in 1711- 307 years ago. He is remembered as one of the finest stringed instrument...

VC ARTIST | Paul Huang – ‘Definitely an Artist With the Goods For a Significant Career’

28-year-old Taiwanese-American VC Artist Paul Huang is quickly building an impressive international reputation for his eloquent music making​, distinctive sound and effortless virtuosity. ​A...

Candidates Announced for Harbin’s 2018 Schoenfeld International String Competition

The opening-round violin, cello and chamber music candidates have been announced for the 2018 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition – to be held in...

Today is Russian VC Artist Sergey Malov’s 35th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Russian-born violin, viola and violoncello da Spalla virtuoso, VC Artist Sergey Malov’s 35th birthday. A graduate of the Mozarteum University Salzburg and the...

VC WEB BLOG | Expert Luthier Julie Reed-Yeboah – ‘Essentials for Maintaining Your Instrument’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with world-renowned stringed instrument luthier and restorer, Ms. Julie Reed-Yeboah. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, Julie shares her essential advice for...

MANIC MONDAY | Introducing The Remote-Controlled Water-Craft Violin … [WHAT]

Introducing the remote-controlled water-craft violin ... We have a lot of questions ...

OUT NOW | Violinist-Violist Peter Sheppard Skaerved’s New Album: ‘Henze: Violin & Viola Works’ [LISTEN]

Naxos Records has today announced the release of British violinist and violist Peter Sheppard Skaerved‘s new album: Henze: Violin & Viola Works. Recorded with pianist Roderick Chadwick, the disc...

Boston Lyric Opera Promotes New Concertmaster from Within

The Boston Lyric Opera has today announced the appointment of violinist Annie Rabbat as their new Concertmaster. A graduate of the Indiana University Jacobs School...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Stephen Kim – Paganini International Violin Competition, 3rd Prize [2018]

22-year-old Stephen Kim‘s 3rd prize-winning performances – in the Final round of the 2018 Paganini International Violin Competition, in Genoa, Italy. Recorded live on the 13th and...

Tarisio Trust Sun-Law Vuillaume Instrument Fellowship Recipient Announced

The Tarisio Trust has today announced New York-based violinist Miki-Sophia Cloud as the recipient of the 2018 Tarisio Trust: Eric Sun – Karen Law Vuillaume Fellowship. A...

Newly-Released Pirastro Perpetual Violin String Set Winners Announced! [LUCKY]

And the winners are in! The following 5 lucky VC members will each be receiving a fresh-off-the-press Pirastro Perpetual violin string set. Designed for new levels...

Belgian Composer and Violinist Henri Vieuxtemps Died On This Day in 1881 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Belgian composer and violin virtuoso Henri Vieuxtemps died on this day in 1881 - aged 61. A protege of Charles de Bériot, he is remembered as...

Candidates Announced for 2018 Indianapolis International Violin Competition

The 40 opening-round candidates have today been announced for the 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis – to be held in Indianapolis, United States...

Semi-Finalists Announced at Hungary’s 2018 Carl Flesch International Violin Competition

The 11 candidates progressing to the semi-final stage of the 2018 Carl Flesch International Violin Competition have just minutes ago been announced – in Mosonmagyaróvár,...

BREAKING | Prizes Awarded at USA’s 2018 Klein International String Competition

16-year-old American violinist Alex Zhou has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 33rd Irving M. Klein International String Competition - in...

Candidates Announced for Hungary’s 2018 Carl Flesch International Violin Competition

The 49 opening-round candidates have been announced for the 2018 Carl Flesch International Violin Competition – to be held in Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary from the 3rd...

VC DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS | Violinist Miriam Fried – ‘5 Recordings I Can’t Live Without’ [LISTEN]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with New England Conservatory violin pedagogue, Ms Miriam Fried – for a fun game of VC Desert Island Downloads.  We sat her...

Violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan Was Born On This Day in 1915 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan was born on this day in 1915 - 103 years ago. A student of Otakar Sevcik and Julius Winkler, Mr...

AUDITION | Scottish Opera, United Kingdom – ‘Section First Violin’ Position [APPLY]

The Scottish Opera is currently accepting applications for a ‘Section First Violin’ position. Applications to be received by 29th of May, 2018. For further details, visit: https://bit.ly/2FHaTiZ

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer – ‘Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso’ [2018]

17 year old VC Young Artist Nathan Meltzer performing Saint-Saëns' Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso - with conductor Richard Owen and the Adelphi Orchestra. Recorded live on...

VC DESERT ISLAND DOWNLOADS | Violinist Gilles Apap – ‘5 Recordings I Can’t Live Without’

The Violin Channel recently caught up with eclectic French violinist, Gilles Apap - for a fun game of VC Desert Island Downloads.  We sat him down to...

Californian String Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Young Student

A 32-year-old violin and viola teacher in Irvine, California has been arrested and charged this week with the suspicion of a felony sexual assault...

Category Winners Announced at Belgium’s Leonid Kogan International Violin Competition

The 4 category prize winners have been announced at the 2018 Leonid Kogan International Competition for Young Violinists - in Brussels, Belgium. Joint 1st Prize in the...

BREAKING | Prizes Awarded at USA’s 2018 Stulberg International String Competition

15-year-old violinist Charlotte Marckx from the United States has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Stulberg International String Competition – at the Western Michigan University...

BREAKING | Finalists Announced at USA’s 2018 Stulberg International String Competition

The 6 Finalists have just minutes ago been announced at the 2018 43rd Stulberg International String Competition – at the Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The...

OUT NOW | VC Artist Tobias Feldmann’s New Album – ‘Sibelius & Rautavaara Violin Concertos’ [LISTEN]

Alpha Classics has today announced the release of German VC Artist Tobias Feldmann's new album: Sibelius & Rautavaara Violin Concertos. Recorded with French conductor Jean-Jacques Kantorow...

Violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan Died On This Day in 2002 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan died on this day in 2002 – aged 86. A student of Otakar Sevcik and Julius Winkler, Mr Schneiderhan was...

OUT NOW | Violinist Benjamin Schmid’s New Album: ‘Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto & Dvořák Romance’ [LISTEN]

Oehms Classics has this week announced the release of Austrian violin virtuoso, Benjamin Schmid's new album Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto & Dvořák Romance. Recorded with conductor Tibor...

Seattle Symphony Announces New Concertmaster After 3-Year Search

The Seattle Symphony has this week announced the appointment of 34-year-old American violinist Noah Geller as its new Concertmaster - effective from September of...

OUT NOW | Pirastro Unveil New Perpetual Violin String Set [NEW]

Pirastro Strings has announced the launch of the new Perpetual Violin String Set - designed for new levels of volume, power and focused sound projection. "The new-to-market...

Italian Violinist and Pedagogue Aldo Ferraresi Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Celebrated Italian violinist and pedagogue Aldo Ferraresi was born on this day in 1902 - 116 years ago. A student of Eugene Ysaye, throughout his...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ning Feng – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto [2018]

Chinese violin virtuoso Ning Feng performing Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto - with conductor Rune Bergmann and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded live on the 3rd of March,...

Semi-Finalists Announced for USA’s 2018 Stulberg International String Competition

The 12 semi-finalists have been announced for the 2018 43rd Stulberg International String Competition – to be held in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA from the 17th to...

AUDITION | Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, Switzerland – ‘2nd Concertmaster’ Position [APPLY]

The Tonhalle Orchester Zürich is currently accepting applications for the ‘2nd Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by July 17th, 2018. For further details, visit: https://bit.ly/2HQUTB9

AUDITION | Danish National Symphony, Denmark – ‘Associate Concertmaster’ Position [APPLY]

The Danish National Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications for the ‘Associate Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by 7th of May, 2018. For further details, visit: https://bit.ly/2HcojbF

American Violin Virtuoso Michael Rabin Born On This Day in 1936 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violin virtuoso Michael Rabin was born on this day in 1936 - 82 years ago. A celebrated child prodigy, he is remembered as one of...

Finalists Announced for Russia’s 2018 Yankelevich International Violin Competition

The 4 senior and 7 junior finalists have been announced at the 2018 Yankelevich International Violin Competition -  in Omsk, Russia. The 4 senior finalists are: ...

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...

Movie Star Russell Crowe’s Violin Has Sold at Auction for $104,000

A fine Italian violin, owned and played by Academy Award-winning Australian actor Russell Crowe, in his starring role in the 19th century war drama...

SAD NEWS | Renowned Italian Concertmaster Alfonso Mosesti Has Died – Aged 94 [RIP]

Italian violin soloist and respected concertmaster Alfonso Mosesti has passed away - aged 94. A student of Cesare Barison and Antonio Illersberg at the Trieste...