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Review: 'Severe beauty' marks RPO concert

Thursday's Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert featured two late Romantic-era composers whose music is not heard often enough in the RPO …

Classical review: NZSO, Auckland Town Hall - Music

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra's pairing of Britten and Sibelius in Friday's Into the Storm concert was an astute piece of programming.

In fact, …

New Zealand News

Why Kids Need Music in Their Life

There have been some amazing quotes about music over the years, but my favourite comes from Victor Hugo. The famous French poet once said: "Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent."

I can identify with his message as there have been several times where …


“@violinrichmond thanks for stopping by @texanscan and sharing your creative musical talents with the #Prom students and the volunteer crew!…”


Sistema England on Twitter

Friendship! @InHarmonyTS and Sistema Italia with conductor Carlo Taffuri before a concert in Milan @OldParkPrimary pic.twitter.com/VXFu6uk340

V.com weekend vote: Are competitions for horses, or are they okay for violinists, too?

Written by The Weekend Vote
Published: May 22, 2015 at 6:02 PM [UTC]

"Competitions are for horses, not musicians."

Next week the Finals begin in …


Live from New York! The 2015 Starling-DeLay Symposium on Violin Studies begins next Tuesday

Written by The Weekend Vote
Published: May 22, 2015 at 7:37 PM [UTC]

Next week violinists from all over the world will gather in New York the 2015 …


College Student Creates 3D Printed Violin Bows Which Sound Amazing

Classical musicians may soon be more involved with 3D printing than many of them had ever imagined. Austin Peppel, a senior in Environmental Design …

College & University

Violinist visits Jeff High School before weekend concert

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – A world-renowned violinist visited Jefferson High School Friday morning to play a preview of her upcoming concert for …

Classical Music

Miss He's Violin Stadium in Shenzhen City, China

After sending our newest accessory color choice out into the world, we eagerly awaited confirmation that we had made the right choice.

A recent visit …


Classical music: Brilliance, eloquence from violinist Jinjoo Cho

To hear Jinjoo Cho Friday night at Dallas City Performance Hall was to know why the young Korean-born violinist has won top prizes in major …

The Arts

London Symphony Orchestra: Violin soloist Nicola Benedetti

London Symphony Orchestra: Violin soloist Nicola Benedetti

London Symphony Orchestra: Violin soloist Nicola Benedetti



Mulberry Soul

Lucas e Larissa

Music in the Market

Violinist eager to share experience with fellow musicians

Kabelo Monnathebe's dexterity with his fingers has taken him places.

South Africa

USED Custom Electric Violin by Jason Shaw, with Barbera bridge

If you're one of those players who never wants a violin unlike anything else one the market, this might be the perfect instrument for you. Based on …


“Video shoot with my friends @paychex #coorporate #musicvideo #redcamera #lights #onstage”

Foundation to Assist Young Musicians


Inspired by the Suzuki Method, find out how we're reaching out to Las Vegas' inner city community.
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Family of FAYM

All the work of …


stringer memes! on Twitter

#everysolo pic.twitter.com/a8sQWkHYWI

Top 10 Funny piano videos | Sinfini Music - Cutting Through Classical

1. Rowan Atkinson as Mr Bean at the London 2012 Olympics

The 62,000-strong audience claps politely when Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra …

Violinist Nigel Kennedy on Bach, Hendrix, and why he thinks music students should skip college

Yesterday evening I found myself watching a rehearsal in north London for concerts to be given by Nigel Kennedy and the Oxford Philomusica in London …


Kronos Quartet presents thought-provoking repertoire

For a traditionally wordless ensemble, Kronos Quartet sure has a knack for making voices be heard. Going beyond their profound musicianship as string …

Moscow to host festival of contemporary viola music

The Dom Cultural Centre in Moscow is to host ‘Viola is my life’, a mini-festival of contemporary music for the viola. Presented by Long Arms and …


German state orchestras receive pay rise following strikes

Following a series of short strikes yesterday, the German Theatre Association has come to an agreement with unions to raise wages at German state …