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By hamwhacker | Recent violin news, reviews and videos for fans of the instrument.

Venezia 1700 CD review – a baroque masterclass from Thibault Noally

Thibault Noally (violin), Les Accents (Aparte)<p>From the first shimmering arpeggios across the strings, mirroring the waters of Venice, in Torelli’s previously unrecorded E minor sonata, it is clear that this is something special: a highly characterised, sharply imagined feast of baroque violin …

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'Asking a student to listen is the most difficult task for any teacher,' says violinist Natasha Boyarsky

<i>The following quotations are taken from a larger feature on violin pedagogue Natasha Boyarsky, originally published in The Strad’s September 2005</i> …

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Nigel Kennedy Live - The Regal Cinema, Evesham

Music<p>The best-selling violinist of all time returns to The Regal after four sold out shows in 2013!<p>For over twenty-five years, Nigel Kennedy has been …

United Kingdom

Augustyn returns to Yreka for encore performance

Once again The Red Scarf Society for the Performing Arts is delighted to present an encore performance of a Christmas Celebration Concert at St. …

ASK THE PROS | Violinist Mayuko Kamio - 'Recovering After Messing Up on Stage' [ADVICE]

<b>The Violin Channel</b> member Tina Lee, from China was keen to know: ‘What is the best way to recover when you mess up on stage?’<p>We threw Tina’s question …

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New Orleans fiddler teaches Eugene kids the world of sound found in a violin

About 50 children and parents sat transfixed in the Eugene Library Sunday afternoon as Kelly Thibodeaux played an upbeat melody on a violin. With his …

Parenting

Behind the scenes with violinist Mihaela Martin: from Bucharest to World Stage

<b>It was 1970 when a Romanian artist, violinist Mihaela Martin, conquered two of the most important international music contests, the Tchaikovsky</b> …

How to use 'flow' to make the most of your practice

Every musician knows that blissful feeling of being totally lost to the world, absorbed and effortlessly involved with one’s instrument. All steps of …

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Simply Three @ Desert Botanical Garden

Botanical Gardens

So thrilled to be on tour again with @barbrastreisand as her solo violinist. We are closing 2016 with some huge shows, and also taping a concert DVD and TV special. Starting in Houston with our first show tomorrow night. #tourpics #barbrastreisand #nsdesign #willleathergoods #apple #daddario #daddariostrings #zoomcreators #rolland #rd800

V.com weekend vote: How often do you have your bow rehaired?

November 25, 2016, 6:16 PM · The hair on a bow is made from horse hair -- tough stuff, but it's still hair.<p>That means that over time it grows brittle …

Environmentalism

How to develop expressive technique, by violist Pauline Sachse

<i>The following article is taken from a larger feature on Expressive Technique by Pauline Sachse, published in The Strad’s December 2016 issue, out now</i> …

Personal Computers

Yoo Na Ha wins Mirecourt International Violin Competition 2016

South Korean violinist Yoo Na Ha has been named the winner of the Fourth Mirecourt International Violin Competition, held last week at Rotonde de …

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Mic Check in the Morning: Lucine Fyelon

News<p>With Trump immigration policy unclear, Anchorage continues promoting inclusivity<p>As the nation prepares for a holiday celebrating its immigrant …

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Prodigy has her own Cinderella story

<i>Vienna</i> — Alma Deutscher is a composer, virtuoso pianist and concert violinist who wrote her first sonata five years ago and whose first full opera …

Entertainment

Four gold medals go to four young Kings County musicians

<b>KINGS COUNTY NS – Two Wolfville and two Port Williams youth have earned Royal Conservatory of Music gold medals after their recent exams.</b><p>Pianist …

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The Bay Area Reporter Online | Concertmaster plays a Stradivarius

New Century Chamber Orchestra, the Bay Area treasure with national respect, is poised on the brink of celebrating the second half of its 2016-17 …

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Black Violin ‘throws stank’ on classical music

OMAHA – Their stage name might be Black Violin, but Kevin Sylvester (Kev Marcus) and Wilner Baptiste (Wil B.) are a hell of a lot more than just …

Music

Windsor Festival International String Competition - international-jury | 2017-competition

International Jury<p>We are delighted to announce that the 2017 Windsor Festival International String Competition Panel of International Jury will …

BBC iPlayer - Young, Gifted and Classical: The Making of a Maestro

Film following Sheku Kanneh-Mason, who became the first black winner of BBC Young Musician, as he tries to come to terms with his win and the pressures and opportunities it brings.<p>Sheku Kanneh-Mason made history in 2016 when he became the first black winner of the BBC Young Musician competition. …

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VC WEB BLOG | Violist Helen Callus - 'Looking Beyond Just Scales & Etude Books' [BLOG]

<b>The Violin Channel</b> recently caught up with <b>Northwestern University Bienen School of Music</b> Viola Professor, Ms <b>Helen Callus</b>.<p>In a VC-exclusive blog, …

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