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Superstar Violinist Joshua Bell Featured in New Children’s Book

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A new children’s book has been released this month, by author Kathy Stinson, based on a real life childhood performance mishap of violinist Joshua...

Lang Lang International Foundation Partners with UK Children's Charities

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Founded in 2008, the Lang Lang International Music Foundation (LLIMF) offers music education to children across the world, aiming to make music part of...

Air Canada Refuses Cello as They Were 'Not Told in Advance'

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Air Canada has this week refused a cello from being brought into the cabin, of a flight from Montreal – claiming the airline was...

Violinist Szymon Goldberg Died On This Day in 1993 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Polish-born American violinist and conductor Szymon Goldberg died on this day in 1993 – aged 84. A student of Carl Flesch, he served as Concertmaster...

MEET THE PROS | Violinist Itzhak Perlman – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

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The Violin Channel recently caught up with Israeli-American violinist Mr Itzhak Perlman - at the famed The Juilliard School, in New York City. We sat the soon-to-be 70...

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

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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 -...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY | VC Young Artist María Dueñas - Kogan International Violin Competition [2017]

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The then 15-year-old VC Young Artist María Dueñas' 1st prize winning performance in the Final of the 2017 Leonid Kogan International Competition for Young...

PartPlay.co.uk Annual Subscription Winners Announced! [CONGRATS]

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And the winners are in! The following 10 lucky VC members will each be receiving a PartPlay.co.uk annual subscription. The new web platform allows musicians at...

BREAKING | Finalists Announced at Sibelius Comp – Including VC ‘Young Artist’ Emmanuel Tjeknavorian

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The 6 Finalists at the 2015 Jean Sibelius International Violin Competition have just minutes ago been announced, in Helsinki, Finland – including VC ‘Young Artist’...

BREAKING | Finalists Announced at Harbin’s 2018 Schoenfeld International Cello Competition

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The 5 Finalists have just minutes ago been announced at the 2018 Schoenfeld International Cello Competition – in Harbin, China. The 2018 Finalists are: VC Young Artist Zlatomir Fung (United...

BREAKING | Prizes Awarded at Detroit’s 2019 Junior Sphinx Competition

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17-year-old American cellist Nygel Witherspoon has just minutes ago been awarded 1st prize in the Junior Division of the 2019 22nd Annual Sphinx Competition – in...

SAD NEWS | Australian Violin Maker Robert Ditterich Has Died - Aged 65 [RIP]

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Australian string instrument maker and luthier Robert Ditterich has passed away from cancer - aged 65. Mr Ditterich had operated his own workshop in Geelong, Australia...

OUT NOW | Violinist Curtis Stewart's New Single: "Lift Every Voice and Sing"

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American violinist Curtis Stewart just announced the release of his new single entitled "Lift Every Voice and Sing." "I hope that ‘Lift Every Voice and...

SAD NEWS | Chicago Symphony 48 Year Veteran Francis Akos Has Died

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Hungarian-American violinist and Holocaust survivor, Francis Akos has passed away - aged 93. Mr Akos served as Assistant Principal 2nd Violinist, Principal 2nd Violinist and...

SAD NEWS | American Composer & Musicologist Dr Olly Wilson Has Died - Aged 80

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Prominent African-American contemporary composer and musicologist Dr Olly Wilson has passed away - aged 80. A PhD graduate of the University of Iowa, Dr Wilson...

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