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Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition Announces Winner

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  For its 69th season, the Royal Over-Seas League (ROSL) Annual Music Competition had four finalists in the keyboard division, including Ryan Corbett on accordion...

Joint-1st Prize Awarded at New York's 2021 Barbash Bach String Competition

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  25-year-old violinist Lun Li from China and 21-year-old violinist Tianyou Ma from China have been awarded joint first prize at the 2021 Lillian and...

ON THIS DAY | Prokofiev's 2nd Violin Concerto Premiered in 1935

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Sergei Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor Op. 63 premiered in 1935. Written shortly after his return to Russia, Prokofiev's second violin concerto...

ON THIS DAY | Violin Pedagogue Ilona Fehér Was Born in 1901

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  A student of Jeno Hubay at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Legendary Hungarian-Israeli violin pedagogue Ilona Fehér performed all over Europe, particularly...

VC INTERVIEW | Amanda Schwegler Discusses Cremona's Mio Cannone Violini

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  The Violin Channel recently discussed the innovative selling platform with its Head of Operations Amanda Schwegler.   Can you tell us about the Mio Cannone Violini...

Edinburgh to Build First Concert Hall 

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  Approved by the City of Edinburgh Council’s Planning Committee, the new Dunard Center will undergo construction next year and be open by 2026. The 1000-capacity...

London’s Royal Opera House Cancels Concert

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  “The opening performance of Tosca on Sunday 5 December (matinee) has been cancelled,” reads a statement on the Royal Opera House’s (ROH) website. “Ticket...

VC YOUNG ARTIST | Cellist Sophia Bacelar — "A 21st Century Artist Destined to Leave Her Own Very Colorful Mark"

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  A graduate of The Juilliard School Pre-College, the Conservatoire de Paris and the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin, where she studied with Minhye...

Winner Announced at 2021 Vladimir Spivakov International Violin Competition

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  A current student of Pierre Amoyal at the Mozarteum Salzburg, Elias David Moncado is a former major prize winner at the Hindemith, Andrea Postacchini, Karol Lipinski, Sendai,...

American Composer and Lyricist Stephen Sondheim Has Died, Aged 91

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  Originally a student of piano and organ, Sondheim first studied musical theatre under his family friend, Oscar Hammerstein II, and went on to study...

Applications Closing for NY's 2022 "Getting To Carnegie" Cello Competition

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  Applications are now closing for the 8th "Getting To Carnegie" Competition — 2022 Cello Edition. There is no fee to apply and you can simply submit...

NEW MUSIC TUESDAY | Composer Peng-Peng Gong's "A Chinese in New York"

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  "A Chinese in New York" was a gift to the Pre-College Division’s centennial celebration and was dedicated to Gong’s longtime mentor and spiritual parent,...

ON THIS DAY | Jazz Violinist Stephane Grappelli Died in 1997

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  French jazz violinist Stephane Grappelli passed away on this day in 1997, aged 89. After learning keyboard instruments, Grapelli took up the violin. Throughout his formative...

ON THIS DAY | Pedagogue Pyotr Stolyarsky Was Born in 1871

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  Legendary Soviet violinist and teacher Pyotr Stolyarsky was born on this day in 1871. As a pedagogue, his impact on music education for children and his...

VC LIVE | 2021 Barbash Solo Bach String Competition Final [WATCH LIVE NOW]

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  WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 1 | 1:00 PM (ET) 2021 LILLIAN AND MAURICE BARBASH J.S. BACH COMPETITION FINAL ROUND STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY  — LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK    "This competition...

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