17 Year Old Louise Wehr Awarded 1st Prize at Schleswig-Holstein

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17 year old German violinist Louise Wehr has been awarded 1st Prize at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival International Violin Competition A student at the Musikhochschule Hannover, Louise...

Instrument Recovery - Break-Through New Lost and Found Phone App

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An amazing new smartphone app has been launched in the United States allowing owners the ability to track distance to, and the whereabouts of...

Free Australian Youth Orchestra, Joshua Bell & Christoph Eschenbach Web-Cast

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A free web-cast of the Australian Youth Orchestra, with virtuoso Joshua Bell and Maestro Christoph Eschenbach, will commence this evening Saturday 3rd of August 8pm Sydney Time (11am...

SAD NEWS | American Cellist Toby Saks has passed away

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American cellist Toby Saks has passed away – aged 71 A student of Leonard Rose, Ms Saks was a former prize winner at the Casals...

NEW APPOINTMENT | Canadian Jean-Sébastien Roy Appointed Columbus Symphony Concertmaster

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The Columbus Symphony has today announced Canadian violinist Jean-Sébastien Roy as their new Concertmaster “He is a remarkable musician I have known and respected for many years,” Music Director Jean-Marie...

SAD NEWS | Distinguished Russian Professor Igor Frolov Has Died - Aged 76

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Russian violin virtuoso and composer Igor Frolov has passed away - aged 76 A student of Boris Belenky, Abram Yampolsky and David Oistrakh, Maestro Frolov was a former prize winner George Enescu and Marguerite...

Study Suggests I.T Graduates Now Less Employable than Performing Arts Majors

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A recent study conducted by Georgetown University has shown that unemployment rates for a recent graduate with a degree in Information Systems is more than...

BREAKING NEWS | Min-Jin Kym's £1.2M Strad Recovered After Almost 3 Years

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British Transport Police have today officially confirmed Korean virtuoso Min-Jin Kym's 1696 Stradivarius, stolen from London's Euston Rail Station in November 2010, has been...

NEWS | New York Violinist Arrested in Subway Station Standoff

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A classically-trained violinist was handcuffed, detained and issued with a desk appearance ticket yesterday for performing Bach in a New York City subway station Matthew...

VC STORE | Now Stocking Luxitune Pavé Violin Fine Tuners

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The Violin Channel Store is very exciting to now be stocking the Luxitune Pavé ball, hand-crafted violin and viola fine tuner series - constructed from genuine...

SAD NEWS | 24 Year Old Italian Concertmaster Succumbs to Cancer

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Italian violinist Carlotta Nobile has passed away – aged just 24 A student of Massimo Bacci, she served as Artistic Director and Concertmaster of the...

SAD NEWS | Utah Symphony Principal Cellist Has Passed - Aged 66

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American cellist Ryan Selberg has died – aged 66 Mr Selberg had served as Principal Cellist of the Utah Symphony since 1975 Our condolences are with...

China's Amber Quartet Claims Asia-Pacific Gold

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The Chinese-based Amber Quartet has been awarded 1st prize at the Asia-Pacific Chamber Music Competition, in Melbourne, Austrlia Formed in 2007, at the Central Conservatory...

SAD NEWS | American Pianist Noel Lee as Died – Aged 88

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American pianist and composer Noel Lee has passed away – aged 88 Our condolences are with his family, friends and colleagues

14 Year Old Emma Meinrenken Takes Out Stradivarius International

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14 year old Emma Meinrenken, from Canada, has been awarded 1st prize in the Junior Division of the 2013 Stradivarius International Violin Competition, in...

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