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ASK THE PROS | Danielle Belen – ‘Differing Teaching Needs of Pre-College, College & Post-Grad Students’ [ADVICE]

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The Violin Channel member Jessie Chen, from the United States was keen to know: ‘What are the differing teaching needs between pre-collegiate students and...

Maestro Daniel Barenboim Launches His Own New YouTube Channel

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Pianist and conductor, Daniel Barenboim has today announced the launch his own new YouTube channel. “I shall be talking occasionally about music, about pieces that...

MANIC MONDAY | TwoSetViolin – Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto BACKWARDS … [WHAT]

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Australian funsters TwoSet Violin performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D Major ... BACKWARDS!   https://youtu.be/O2KZ7BWlut4

Florida Violin Shop Manager Arrested On Multiple Theft Charges

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It has been reported today that the former General Manager of a violin shop in Melbourne, Florida, United States has been arrested for defrauding...

Hollywood Bowl to Reopen in May 2021

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Beginning in May, the Hollywood Bowl will reopen with a limited-capacity audience of 4000. To express gratitude for their help throughout the pandemic, four free...

VC LIVE | VC Facebook Livestream – Violinist Vadim Gluzman [LIVE]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Ukrainian-born Israeli violin virtuoso Vadim Gluzman for a fun Facebook live Q&A session with his fans.

OUT NOW | Baroque Violinist Bjarte Eike’s New ‘Alehouse Sessions’ Album [LISTEN]

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Rubicon Classics has announced the release of Norwegian Baroque violinist Bjarte Eike's imaginative and fun new disc ‘The Alehouse Sessions’. Recorded at a live concert at The...

English National Opera Music Director Quits After Just 6 Months

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The English National Opera has today announced that Music Director, Mark Wigglesworth will stand down at the conclusion of the current season. Wigglesworth, who perviously...

OUT NOW | VC Artist Francisco Fullana’s Debut Album: ‘Through the Lens of Time' [LISTEN]

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Orchid Classics has today announced the release of Spanish violin virtuoso, VC Artist Francisco Fullana’s debut album ‘Through the Lens of Time' - featuring...

Finnish Composer Paavo Heininen Has Died, Aged 84

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  Studying initially at the University of Helsinki and the Sibelius Academy with Einojuhani Rautavaara, Heininen also spent time at the Juilliard School and in Poland...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | American Cellist Warren Oja ... and His New Stand Partner [CUTE]

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American cellist Warren Oja performing Bach's 1st Cello Suite ... with the help of his new stand partner ... "This is what she gets for...

MANIC MONDAY | Vivaldi's 'Spring' ... for A Cappella Vocal Quintet [HUH]

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Vivaldi's 'Spring' from 'The Four Seasons' ... like you've never heard before .... Presented by acclaimed Israeli female unaccompanied vocal ensemble, Carmel A-Cappella.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uxs5O6hMBvg&showinfo=0&autohide=1 CARMEL A-CAPPELLA VOCAL...

Gramophone Announces Nominees for Orchestra of the Year

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The Gramophone Classical Music Awards has selected the ten contenders for this year's Gramophone's Orchestra of the Year Award. Gramophone editors and reviewers choose the...

WACKY WEDNESDAY | Rossini 'La Gazza Ladra' Overture Like Never Seen Before [LOL]

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Turkish "conductor" Efdal Altun "leads" the Istanbul State Symphony in a 21st Century performance of Rossini's Overture to La Gazza Ladra ...   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qf_r3gzsSjM&feature=youtu.be EFDAL ALTUN | ROSSINI |...

VC GIVEAWAY | Win 1 of 5 Signed Copies of Violinist Friedemann Eichhorn’s New "Fazıl Say Violin Works" CDs

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To help celebrate this week’s international release of violinist Friedemann Eichhorn’s new "Fazıl Say Violin Works" CD, The Violin Channel, in conjunction with our...

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