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Violin virtuoso returns to Waukegan to partner with Genesee Theatre

When Lee England Jr. played his first note on a violin at his Waukegan home, he told his father he was going to quit.<p>His dad, Lee England Sr., told him, "If you practice for 15 minutes, then you can quit."<p>England Jr. did practice for 15 minutes, but he didn't quit. By the time he was in college, he …

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Antique violins, violas stolen from car in Kew, in Melbourne's east

A number of antique musical instruments worth more than $160,000, including one made in 1820, have been stolen from a car in Melbourne's inner …

Lindsey Stirling, a violin star on YouTube, seeks fame in video games via 'Pop Dash'

Electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling’s mesmerizing instrumentals made her one of YouTube’s most-watched and most-compensated online video stars.<p>Now, she’s looking to conquer another form of entertainment: video games.<p>Stirling, 29, is the first celebrity character to be featured in the smartphone …

Violinist Caroline Shaw on a new level, courtesy of Kanye West

There have been some mammoth pinch-me moments in Caroline Shaw's performing career, but last month's U.S. Democratic National Convention fundraiser is a standout. On a stark stage, empty save for Shaw and her little keyboard, Shaw purred, murmured and ultimately wailed an ethereal opening to Kanye …

Violinist plays somber tribute for Paris at London vigil

LONDON — For a few moments on Saturday evening, the thousands of people who gathered in Trafalgar Square stood and listened to a lone violinist play …

"Naruto" Manga Author Draws CD Jacket Illustration for Violinist Chisako Takashima

40-year-old manga artist Masashi Kishimoto, best known for his internationally famous series <i>Naruto</i>, has provided a CD jacket illustration for …

How and how long should you practise? Violinist Itzhak Perlman weighs in

“Practise slowly” is the most common advice violinist Itzhak Perlman gives children whenever they ask him for his autograph. Practising slowly, he …


"Counting Stars" - OneRepublic (Jun Sung Ahn Violin Cover)

Adele - Skyfall - Jun Sung Ahn Violin Cover

Anastasiya Petryshak - Lorenzo Meo - J.Brahms - Scherzo in do minore dalla Sonata F.A.E.

Charlie Puth - See You Again [VIOLIN COVER]

Anastasiya Petryshak - Lorenzo Meo - J.Brahms - Sonata n.3 in re minore, op.108 - Allegro


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Brains Get a Performance Boost From Believing Effort Trumps Genetics

How much of our intelligence is a genetic gift or the product of hard work is difficult, perhaps impossible, to know for sure. But for our brains to …

The Brain

VAIO computers return after Sony sells the brand

The new VAIO Corporation is here<p>The iconic VAIO PC brand has been resurrected today, following Sony's sale of the struggling business to investment fund Japan Industrial Partners. At the time, Sony said it planned to concentrate on smartphones and tablets due to the PC market's plunging fortunes. …