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Day Five Part One at the Fifth International Chamber Music Festival of Kaposvár: The Arrival of Kirill Gerstein

Dateline: Hall of Art and Culture, Kaposvár, Hungary, Sunday August 17, noon, 2014

August 17 was once again a provocative day at the Fifth International Chamber Music Festival of Kaposvár, a festival without any recognized limits of where the musicians are allowed take the music they play

Each night and each morning, the venues were packed with kids, music students…

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Posted by Laurence Vittes on August 21, 2014 at 12:30pm

Saguaro Trio Scores With Beethoven and Tchaikovsky on Music Guild Summer Series

Dateline: The Music Guild Summer Fest 14, University Synagogue, Brentwood, California, August 24, 2014, 2 p.m.

With a large, enthusiastic crowd at University Synagogue in Brentwood ready to hear what Music Guild impresario Eugene Golden had up his sleeve for the fifth and final concert of the Summer Fest 14 season, the Saguaro Trio gave everything they had, which was a lot, in Beethoven's Piano Trio Op. 1 No. 1 and brought rare notes of intimacy to Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio…

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Posted by Laurence Vittes on August 30, 2014 at 9:52am

In Search of Ole Bull

For four days in Bergen, Norway, violinist and researcher Peter Sheppard-Skaerved pursued the essence of Norway’s most famous fiddler.

Posted by Greg Cahill on September 2, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Elephants Dancing to Violins, Naturally

Another reason not to kill elephants for their ivory: they're fans of violin music. Watch the video

Posted by Greg Cahill on August 28, 2014 at 1:01pm

Introducing Teen Strings Tip Sheets

A new tool for string teachers--keep your students engaged with these monthly practice tips, instrument care advice and inspirational notes on their peers. Check it out here.

Posted by Greg Cahill on August 23, 2014 at 8:00pm

How to Prevent, or Even Cure, a Violin Hickey

t begins as an itch or a chafe. Friends giggle, families gape, and perfect strangers won’t stop staring at it—that red spot on the left-hand side of your neck. It has many names in many countries—fiddler’s neck, violin hickey, or mark of greatness.

Dermatologists call this spot—where a violin or viola contacts with the player’s neck—“acne mechanica” and proceed further with such technical terms as “lichenification,” “erythema,” “scaling,” and good-old “scarring.” No…

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Posted by Greg Cahill on August 21, 2014 at 6:47pm

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Honer 1 Reply

Started by Kristopher Trevino in Your Instrument. Last reply by Kristopher Trevino on Tuesday.

Silent "hotel" bow rather than a mute. 7 Replies

Started by Kevin Keating in Playing. Last reply by Barry Nelson on Saturday.

Pain in my arm! 2 Replies

Started by Mary Elizabeth Bledsoe in Your Instrument. Last reply by Mary Elizabeth Bledsoe Sep 16.

Shoulder rest on Violins - Your Thoughts 18 Replies

Started by Spencer Cook in Your Instrument. Last reply by Kevin Keating Sep 9.

real gut for tailgut 6 Replies

Started by David Webster Hunt, III in Your Instrument. Last reply by Barry Dudley Sep 4.

Does anyone know where to find Modest Mouse or Radiohead violin sheet music? 6 Replies

Started by Banana Fanna Bobanna in Fiddle Forum. Last reply by Barry Dudley Sep 3.

Typical Violin Lesson: How to String/Restring your instrument 11 Replies

Started by Catherine Guthrie in String Teaching Forum. Last reply by Kevin Keating Aug 20.

Changing Rosin 4 Replies

Started by Jimmy Gahl in Your Instrument. Last reply by Karla Pitcairn Aug 19.

Sitting down or standing up 2 Replies

Started by Kevin Keating in Playing. Last reply by Kevin Keating Aug 16.

 
 
 

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