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AUDITION | Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Sweden – ‘Principal 2nd Violin’ Position [APPLY]

The Swedish Chamber Orchestra, in Orebro, Sweden, is currently accepting applications for the Principal 2nd Violin position. Applications to be received by March 15th, 2019. For Further Details, Visit:...

Today is French Violin Virtuoso Olivier Charlier’s 58th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is French violin virtuoso Olivier Charlier's 58th birthday. A student of Yehudi Menuhin and Henryk Szeryng, he is a former 1st prize winner at...

Belgian Composer and Violinist Henri Vieuxtemps Was Born on this Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Belgian composer and violinist Henri Vieuxtemps was born on this day in 1820. A protege of Charles de Bériot, he is remembered as one of...

AUDITION | BBC National Orchestra of Wales – ‘Principal 2nd Violin’ Position [APPLY]

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales, in Cardiff, United Kingdom, is currently accepting applications for the Principal 2nd Violin position. Applications to be received by March 24th, 2019. For...

Alexander Glazunov Violin Concerto Premiered On This Day in 1905 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Alexander Glazunov Violin Concerto in A Minor Op. 82 premiered on this day in 1905 – 114 years ago. The first performance was given by...

AUDITION | Netherlands Philharmonic – ‘Tutti 2nd Violin’ Position [APPLY]

The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, in Amsterdam, is currently accepting applications for a Tutti 2nd Violin position. Applications to be received by February 24th, 2019. For further details, visit:...

AUDITION | Helsinki Symphony, Finland – ‘Principal 2nd Violin’ Position [APPLY]

The Helsinki Symphony Orchestra, in Helsinki, Finland is currently accepting applications for the ‘Principal 2nd Violin’ position. Applications to be received by February 28th, 2019. For further...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Dmytro Udovychenko, 19 – Heifetz, Postacchini & Joachim Competition Prize Winner

19-year-old Ukrainian violinist Dmytro Udovychenko is firmly establishing himself as a rising young concert artist of outstanding potential. A student of Boris Garlitsky at the Folkwang University...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto [2018]

Berlin Philharmonic 1st Concertmaster, VC Artist Noah Bendix-Balgley performing Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor – with conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the Berlin Philharmonic Karajan-Academy Orchestra. Recorded live on...

Celebrated Italian Violin Maker Carlo Bergonzi Died On This Day in 1747 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Carlo Bergonzi died on this day in 1747. He is remembered as one of Antonio Stradivari's greatest pupils – later inheriting Stradivari's repair...

AUDITION | Seattle Symphony, United States – ‘Associate & Assistant Concertmaster’ Positions [APPLY]

The Seattle Symphony Orchestra, in Seattle, United States is currently accepting applications for the ‘Associate Concertmaster' and 'Assistant Concertmaster’ positions. Applications to be received by February...

Polish-American Violinist Piotr Janowski Born On This Day in 1951 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish-American violinist Piotr Janowski was born on this day in 1951 – 68 years ago. A student of Ivan Galamian, Zino Francescatti, Henryk Szeryng and Jascha Heifetz, Mr Janowski was a former...

London’s Trinity Laban Conservatory Gold Medalist Announced

26-year-old violinist Elena Abad, from Spain, has this week been awarded the 2019 Trinity Laban Gold Medal — at the Southbank Centre, in London. The college accolade is awarded annually...

Today is VC Young Artist Blake Pouliot’s 25th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Canadian violinist, VC Young Artist Blake Pouliot’s 25th birthday! A graduate of the Colburn School, where he studied with Robert Lipsett, Blake is a...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | VC Young Artist InMo Yang – Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No. 3 [2019]

24-year-old South Korean VC Young Artist InMo Yang performing Saint-Saens’ Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor – with conductor Neeme Jarvi and the Orchestre National de France. Recorded live on...

AUDITION | Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra, Stockholm, Sweden – ‘Associate Concertmaster’ Position [APPLY]

The Royal Swedish Opera, in Stockholm, Sweden, is currently accepting applications for the ‘Associate Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by February 12th, 2019. For further details,...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist Simon Fischer – ‘Five Things You Can Do Today to Improve Your Rhythm’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with respected Australian-British violinist and educator, Professor Simon Fischer. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, the Guildhall School of Music and Royal...

AUDITION | Finnish Radio Symphony, Helsinki, Finland – ‘Tutti 1st Violin’ Positions [APPLY]

The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, in Helsinki, Finland is currently accepting applications for 3 ‘Tutti 1st Violin’ positions. Applications to be received by March 13th, 2019. For...

British Violinist Tasmin Little Announces Upcoming Retirement From Performing

British violinist Tasmin Little has today announced her intension to retire from performing — effective from 2020. A graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School and...

THROWBACK THURSDAY | VC Artist Jennifer Pike – 2002 BBC ‘Young Musician of the Year’ [VIDEO]

The then 12-year-old British VC Artist Jennifer Pike’s 1st prize winning performance - in the Grand Final of the 2002 BBC ‘Young Musician of the...

Candidates Announced for 2019 Montreal International Violin Competition

The 24 candidates have been announced for the 2019 Montreal International Violin Competition – to be held in Montreal, Canada from the 29th of May to...

Fundraiser Launched for Revolutionary New Portable Music Stand

A online crowdfunding campaign has this week been launched for a new revolutionary portable music stand - constructed to stick to almost any wall...

Iranian-Born Armenian Violin Pedagogue Ivan Galamian Born On This Day in 1903 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Iranian-born Armenian violinist Ivan Galamian was born on this day in 1903 – 116 years ago. A student of French pedagogue Lucien Capet, he is remembered as...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Katharina Rosenberger – ‘Folds’ for Solo Violin & Electronics [PREMIERE]

New York-based violinist Miranda Cuckson performing the world premiere performance of intermedia artist Katharina Rosenberger and projection designer John Burnett’s Folds for Solo Violin and Electronics. "John and...

AUDITION | Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Sydney, Australia – ‘Associate Concertmaster’ Position [APPLY]

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra, in Sydney, Australia, is currently accepting applications for the ‘Associate Concertmaster’ position. Applications to be received by February 21, 2019. For further details,...

AUDITION | The Halle Orchestra, Manchester, UK – ‘Orchestra Leader’ Position [APPLY]

The Halle Orchestra, in Manchester, United Kingdom is currently accepting applications for the ‘Leader of the Orchestra’ position. Applications to be received by January 31, 2019. For...

Today is Violinist VC Artist Tobias Feldmann’s 28th Birthday [ON THIS DAY]

Today is German violinist, VC Artist Tobias Feldmann’s 28th birthday. A graduate of the Hanns Eisler Conservatory of Music in Berlin, where he studied with Professor...

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

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

THROWBACK THURSDAY | Violinist Suyoen Kim – Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition [2009]

The then 21-year-old Korean-German violinist Suyoen Kim’s 4th prize winning performance in the Final of the 2009 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition - in...

Britain’s Brodsky String Quartet Announces New Violinist

The British-based Brodsky String Quartet has today announced the appointment of violinist Gina McCormack to the ensemble - effective from May 2019. A graduate of...

Austrian-Born Violin Virtuoso Erika Morini Born On This Day in 1904 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian-born violin virtuoso Erika Morini was born on this day in 1904 – 115 years ago. Tragically her 1727 ‘Davidoff’ Stradivarius and a number of...

Camille Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 Premiered On This Day in 1881 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Camille Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor Op. 61 premiered on this day in 1881 - 138 years ago. The first performance was...

Polish Violin Virtuoso Josef Hassid Born On This Day in 1923 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish violin virtuoso Josef Hassid was born on this day in 1923 – 95 years ago. A prodigious student of Carl Flesch, he was destined...

British Violinist Hugh Bean Died On This Day in 2003 – Aged 74 [ON-THIS-DAY]

British violinist Hugh Bean died on this day in 2003 – aged 74. A student of Albert Sammons and André Gertler, Maestro Bean served as...

Soviet Violin Virtuoso Boris Goldstein Born On This Day in 1922 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Soviet violin virtuoso Boris Goldstein was born on this day in 1922. Dying in 1987, he was a former prize winner at the Wieniawski and...

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Major Premiered On This Day in 1806 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Beethoven Violin Concerto in D Major Op. 61 premiered on this day in 1806 – 212 years ago. The first performance was given by Austrian...

Today is American Violinist Glenn Dicterow’s 70th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American violinist Glenn Dicterow's 70th birthday. A student of Ivan Galamian, Jascha Heifetz and Henryk Szeryng, Mr Dicterow served as Concertmaster of the...

Italian Luthier Carlo Bergonzi Was Born On This Day in 1683 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Carlo Bergonzi was born on this day in 1683. He is remembered as one of Antonio Stradivari's greatest pupils – later inheriting Stradivari's...

Violin Virtuoso Nathan Milstein Died On This Day in 1992 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Soviet-born American violin virtuoso Nathan Milstein died on this day in 1992 – aged 88. A protégé of Pyotr Stolyarsky, Leopold Auer and Eugene Ysaye,...

Today is American Violinist Frank Almond’s 55th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond's 55th birthday! A student of Dorothy DeLay, Michael Tseitlin, Felix Galimir and Joseph Silverstein, Mr Almond is...

Elementary School Teacher Charged With Stealing 9-Year-Old Student’s Violin

A elementary school teacher in Georgia, United States, has this week been charged in a Dekalb County court with stealing a 9-year-old student's violin. The...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 New Kun Solo Violin Shoulder Rests [ENTER]

The Violin Channel in conjunction with our good friends at Kun, are this week giving away 5 fresh-off-the-press Kun Solo Violin Shoulder Rests. Lightweight and sleek, with collapsible feet and...

French Violin Pedagogue Lucien Capet Died On This Day in 1928 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Revolutionary French violin pedagogue and composer Lucien Capet died on this day in 1928 – aged 55. He held a long-term teaching position at the...

Italian Luthier Antonio Stradivari Died On This Day in 1737 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari died on this day in 1737 – 281 years ago. A protégé of Nicolo Amati, it is estimated that Stradivari...

Today is Russian Pedagogue Zakhar Bron‘s 71st Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Russian violin pedagogue, Professor Zakhar Bron’s 71st birthday! Widely regarded as one of the most influential violin teachers alive today, he has served Professorships...

Today is VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi’s 25th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is violinist, VC Young Artist Timothy Chooi’s 25th birthday! A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, and currently post-graduate student of Catherine Cho...

VC WEB BLOG | Violinist VC Artist Augustin Hadelich – ‘Composing Your Own Original Cadenzas’ [INSIGHT]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Italian-born German-American violinist, VC Artist Augustin Hadelich - in New York City. In a VC-exclusive guest blog, the...

Today is Dutch Violin Virtuoso Isabelle van Keulen’s Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Dutch violin virtuoso Isabelle van Keulen’s birthday. A graduate of Amsterdam’s Sweelinck Conservatorium, where she studied with Davina van Wely - and later...