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Applications Closing for Hannover’s 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Comp [APPLY]

Applications are set to close on the 30th of May for the 2018 10th Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover - to be held in Hannover, Germany...

BREAKING | Prizes Awarded at Italy’s 2018 Valsesia Musica International Violin Comp

17 year old Simon Zhu from Germany has been awarded 1st prize at the 2018 Valsesia Musica International Violin Competition – in Varallo Sesia, Italy. A student of...

Finalists Announced at Italy’s 2018 Valsesia Musica International Violin Comp

The 3 Finalists have been announced at the 2018 Valsesia Musica International Violin Competition – in Varallo Sesia, Italy. The 2018 Finalists are: Yukari Ohno (23, Japan) ...

Semi-Finalists Announced at Italy’s 2018 Valsesia Musica International Violin Comp

The 11 semi-finalists have been announced at the 2018 Valsesia Musica International Violin Competition – in Varallo Sesia, Italy. The 2018 semi-finalists are: Toma Bervetsky (18, Ukraine) Lusine...

Candidates Announced for Italy’s 2018 Valsesia Musica International Violin Competition

The 43 candidates have been announced for the 2018 Valsesia Musica International Violin Competition – to be held in Varallo Sesia, Italy, from the 13th to...

BREAKING | 4 Senior Finalists Announced at 2018 Menuhin Competition

The 4 candidates progressing through to the Final stage of the 2018 Menuhin Competition Senior Division, in Geneva, Switzerland, have just minutes ago been announced. The...

VC MASTERCLASS | VC Young Artist Marc Bouchkov – ‘To Shoulder Rest or Not to Shoulder Rest?’ [LEARN]

Belgian VC Young Artist Marc Bouchkov discusses the age-old question: 'To shoulder rest or not to shoulder rest?'   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CKphKacS5Y&feature=youtu.be VC YOUNG ARTIST MARC BOUCHKOV | PLAYING WITHOUT...

Applications Open for Hannover’s 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Comp [APPLY]

Applications are now open for the 2018 10th Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition Hannover, to be held in Hannover, Germany from the 11th to 27th...

VC WEB BLOG | Violin Pedagogue Ole Bohn – ‘Developing Rock-Solid Left & Right Hand Technique’ [ADVICE]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with Sydney Conservatorium of Music Violin Professor, Norwegian violinist Ole Bohn. In a VC-exclusive blog, Ole discuss his go-to scales, exercises...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | From the Top – ‘Stranger Things’ Theme & Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ [SPOOKY]

From the Top violinists, Henry Ayanna, Eleanor Markey and Hannah Ryu perform a Halloween-themed mashup - of the theme from the hit TV series...

Utah Symphony Orchestra Announce New Section Violinists

The Utah Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of violinists Evgenia Zharzhavskaya, Bonnie Terry and Hannah Linz to their violin section - effective from...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Rudolf Koelman – Sibelius Violin Concerto, 1980, 20 Years Old [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded footage of the then 20 year old Dutch violin virtuoso Rudolf Koelman performing the 3rd movement from the Sibelius Violin Concerto Recorded live in 1980 -...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Ivry Gitlis & Stéphane Grappelli – Cole Porter ‘Night & Day’, 1968 [VIDEO]

A never-before-uploaded 1968 improvisatory session on Cole Porter's 'Night and Day' by violinist Ivry Gitlis and legendary jazz violinist and pianist Stéphane Grappelli. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuGeK3YZbXg&showinfo=0&autohide=1 IVRY GITLIS &...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | CNN’s New Micro-Documentary – “Cremona: The City of Violins” [VIDEO]

CNN's 'Great Big Story' micro documentary series this week explores Cremona, Italy - The City of Violins ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1ilO5Kvens&showinfo=0&autohide=1 WELCOME TO THE CITY OF VIOLINS |...

TwoSet Violin Funsters Launch Kickstarter to Fund Live World Tour [PLEASE HELP]

Australian TwoSet Violin funsters Brett Yang and Eddy Chen have today announced the upcoming launch of a new crowdsourced kickstarter campaign - to fund...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Perlman & Zukerman – Spohr ‘Duo Concertante’, 1978 [VIDEO]

Never-before-uploaded 1978 archival footage of the then 32 year old Itzhak Perlman and 30 year old Pinchas Zukerman performing Louis Spohr's 'Duo Concertante' for Two Violins. Recorded live...

Baltimore Symphony Announce 3 New Violin Appointments

The Baltimore Symphony has today announced the appointment of 3 new section violinists  - Audrey Wright, Sunjoo Park and Holly Jenkins. A recent graduate of...

VC LIVE | Facebook Livestream – VC Artists The Chooi Brothers [LIVE]

The Violin Channel caught up with VC Artists, Nikki Chooi and Timothy Chooi - for a fun Facebook live Q&A session with their fans.        

Violin Finalists Announced at Harbin’s Schoenfeld String Competition

HARBIN ― The 6 violin finalists have today been announced at the 2016 Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition, in Harbin, China –...

MANIC MONDAY | Star Wars Lightsaber Violin Bows [VIDEO]

The students of the École de l'Harmonie St Édouard and École secondaire de La Seigneurie, in Quebec performing John Williams' classic 'Star Wars' Theme -...

BREAKING | Semi-Finalists Announced at Sibelius International Violin Competition

The 20 Semi-Finalists, have just minutes ago, been announced at the 2015 Sibelius International Violin Competition in Helsinki, Finland – including 7 VC ‘Young Artists’. This...

VC HIDDEN GEMS | French Violin Virtuoso, Christian Ferras

This week The Violin Channel explores the recordings of thwarted French violin virtuoso, Christian Ferras. A protégé of George Enescu, and once a favoured soloist of conductor Herbert...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Violinists, Trilogy – ‘Mission Impossible Soundtrack’ [VIDEO]

Belgium-based violin cross-over trio, Trilogy  - performing their new and original arrangement of the 'Mission Impossible Soundtrack'. Group comprising VC 'Artists' Hrachya Avanesyan, Lorenzo Gatto...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Igudesman & Joo, League of X-traordinary Musicians – Samba Violinists

Rehearsal footage of samba violinists preparing for comedic duo Igudesman & Joo's upcoming world premiere of 'League of X-traodinary Musicians'. The show will premiere on...