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12 tango music techniques for string players

<b>Tango effectos</b><p>These ‘effect’ techniques are a lot of fun and are often the first thing people like to learn. Most of them are pretty easy but others …


6 ways to improve shifting for string players

I have always maintained that the acquirement of a good or a bad shift is largely a matter of mental outlook rather than one of mechanics; a …

Cultivating a Relaxed Left-Hand: Technique Class with Grigory Kalinovsky

By Laurie Niles: If you want to play with high-level technique and also with physical ease, you have to work at it.And if you want to work at it, …

Classical Music

Semi-Finalists Announced in the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition!

<b>Heading Back to School? Start with the Violinist.com Shops and Services Directory!</b><p>August 19, 2016, 8:52 AM · Congratulations to the semi-finalists …


Does your violin sound sick? Try my 6-point checkup

By Nathan Cole: When I was fifteen I took a lesson from Victor Yampolsky. I was working on Wieniawski's Concerto No. 2, and I was a bit nervous …


Two Years After the Theft - Frank Almond and 'A Violin's Life'

<b>Heading Back to School? Start with the Violinist.com Shops and Services Directory!</b><p>August 18, 2016, 11:39 AM · When I first spoke to Milwaukee …

Classical Music

Anne-Sophie Mutter Calling for Fans to Design her New Album Cover

Violin virtuoso, <b>Anne-Sophie Mutter</b> has today announced the launch a new competition for fans to design the cover of her upcoming CD.<p>“We are delighted …


Semi Finalists Announced at $100,000 Shanghai Violin Competition

The 18 Semi-Finalists have today been announced at the 2016 inaugural <b>Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition</b>, in Shanghai, China – …


Utah violinist among 20 high school seniors invited by White House to perform in D.C.

OREM, Utah -- She is one of the best young violinists in America, and she lives right here in Utah.<p>This summer, 18-year-old Aubree Oliverson of Orem …

The White House

From selling laddus to ‘Coke Studio’, the incredible journey of Uncle Jay

<b>KARACHI:</b> One cannot disregard that <i>Coke Studio,</i> more than anything else, is an accumulation of spectacles. Fashionably dressed artists wearing …


Strings Sessions Presents: Rhythm Future Quartet

Boku Dake Ga Inai Machi [ERASED] Ending - Solo Violin - Sefa Emre İlikli

#TBT pre-concert “huddle” w/ @sdinnerstein for @_jeffeff_ prem. in DC. Performing it again TONIGHT @BayChamber! https://t.co/bcYadM6m0J

BBC Radio 3 - BBC Proms, 2016 - BBC Proms 2016: Interval Talks

Clemency Burton-Hill talks to teachers and children about the BBC's Ten Pieces.<p>Duration<p>21m 8s<p>Martin Handley is joined by Oliver Soden to discuss the life and work of Michael Tippett.<p>21m 1s<p>To mark the hundredth anniversary of Henry James' death, Rana Mitter chairs a discussion.<p>20m 32s<p>Highlights of a …


About Violins for Kids

<b><br>About Violins For Kids!</b><p>FAYM’s Violins For Kids (V4K) Program is offering violin and cello lessons to students starting in the 3rd grade. With so many …


Khatia Buniatishvili: Why I won't play in Russia

Khatia Buniatishvili: Why I won’t play in Russia<p>August 18, 2016 by norman lebrecht<p>In an interview with tomorrow’s Paris Match, the Georgian pianist …


Who is @ElenaUrioste and why is she starting a Chamber Music Festival in @berlinmd? Find out 6PM on WSCL 89.5 FM https://t.co/HamKVmuwxz

British Airways tried to block me from entering the cabin with my viola, says musician

Royal College of Music International Chair of Viola Jennifer Stumm has described her difficulty in taking her 430-year-old viola on board a British …

Too often, performance presentation skills are left in the lap of the gods

Like many tutors, I have spent time this summer reflecting on my cello teaching from the last academic year in readiness for September, when it all …

Live Music

Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition Begins Tuesday

August 14, 2016, 3:48 PM · Violinists from around the world arrived over the weekend in Shanghai, where 24 violinists ages 18 through 32 will begin …


From Shanghai: Sergei Dogadin plays Paganini 20 and 21

August 16, 2016, 10:11 PM · Here's a little something from the Quarter Finals for the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition, which is …

Classical Music

The Week in Reviews, Op. 144: Tai Murray, Jennifer Koh, Arabella Steinbacher

By Laurie Niles: In an effort to promote the coverage of live violin performance, Violinist.com each week presents links to reviews of notable …


Rising Stars Return to Portsmouth Aug. 21

Emily Daggett Smith and Tanya Gabrielian, a violin and piano duo, will perform works by Shostakovich, Beethoven, Mozart and Debussy.


Jack Liebeck on Bruch's Violin Concerto no.1

‘Music is about expression, about laying yourself out there naked. You have to show your soul to the listener’<p><b>Jack Liebeck</b> speaks about performing …

How violinist Lindsey Stirling learned to be brave

NEW YORK (AP) — Electronic violinist Lindsey Stirling's emotional roller coaster of a year included the death of her best friend and keyboardist and …


Music So Wrong It's Right: VIVO Music Festival Premieres John Stulz’s Second-Hand Time Aug. 31

After all of the featured performers of this year’s VIVO Music Festival arrive in Columbus later this month – after the performance venues have …