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Started this discussion. Last reply by Diane Allen Jan 16, 2010.

 

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May 12, 2011
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Cadenza to Mozart's Violin Concerto No 3., Third Movement

Apap does it a LITTLE bit different.....
May 12, 2011
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Cadenza to Mozart's Violin Concerto No 3., Third Movement

"Wow, he's got the hot hand, and he's a heck of a whistler. Nice to see the orchestra having fun, too. I love this!"
May 12, 2011
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Faculty for 2011 Litomysl International String Master Class

Litomysl International String Master Class, July 17 - August 7, 2011, Litomysl, Czech RepublicFACULTYMILAN VITEK has been professor of violin at Oberlin College Conservatory since 2001, and is Professor Emeritus at the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music in Denmark. He was a professor at the Royal Danish Music Academy in Copenhagen from 1974 to 2001, and a guest professor at the Music Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden, from 1992 to 2001. Before moving to Denmark in 1968, Prof. Vítek was a founding…See More
Nov 18, 2010
Vladimir left a comment for Milan Vitek
"Greetings from Belgrade ! Thanks for the add!"
Nov 18, 2010
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"Dear Milan, I love the violin but cannot play it.. Just tell me please somethimes when a soloist is playing the violin you can see a kind of loose string on his bow. Nevertheless I never noticed that in an orchestra. Can you explain what happened…"
Feb 24, 2010
Diane Allen replied to Milan Vitek's discussion Cute Home Videos
""One is to post educational videos, another to post videos of concerts or performaces at a level, which serve an educational or inspirational purpose." Ahhhh! The exact purpose of my website: www.myviolinvideos.com! Add to that a site…"
Jan 16, 2010
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Cadenza to Mozart's Violin Concerto No 3., Third Movement

""If Paganini lived today and had a refined sense of humor!" For the first two minutes I couldn't decide if I loved it or hated it. Either way, this man is an brave artist."
Jan 13, 2010
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Litomysl International String Master Class at Litomysl, Czech Republic

July 25, 2010 at 12pm to August 15, 2010 at 12pm
Litomysl International String Master Class, Czech Republic - Violin, Viola, Cello & String Quartet 15th Season, July 25 to August 15, 2010 FACULTYProfessor Milan Vitek, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, violin, Dean Stephen Clapp, The Juilliard School, violin, Professor Peter Slowik, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, viola, and Professor Niels Ullner, Carl Nielsen Academy of Music, cello.SUMMARYThe Instrumental Master Class in Litomyšl offers one of the most intensive master…See More
Dec 18, 2009

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Professional musician, Music Teacher
Music I like to play
Classical
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read but do not purchase
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Regularly visit
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http://www.litomyslmasterclass.org
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http://new.oberlin.edu/conservatory/faculty/faculty-detail.dot?id=2...

Milan Vitek Bio

Milan Vitek has been professor of violin at Oberlin College Conservatory since 2001, and is Professor Emeritus at the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music in Denmark. He was a professor at the Royal Danish Music Academy in Copenhagen from 1974 to 2001, and a guest professor at the Music Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden, from 1992 to 2001.

Before moving to Denmark in 1968, Prof. Vítek was a founding member, concert master and soloist with the Prague Chamber Soloists, and a member of the Czech Nonet and the piano trio Pro Camera. In Denmark, he was alternate concert master with the Danish Royal Orchestra. Following two years as a professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.

Milan Vitek returned to Denmark in 1974 to become Professor at the Royal Danish Music Academy. During this time, he co-founded the Trio Pro Arte, which made acclaimed recordings of the complete Brahms trios and trios by Smetana and Mendelssohn for the BIS label.

Prof. Vitek is much in demand as a teacher at master classes such as Aldeburgh (England), Keshet Eilon (Israel), Yokosuka Festival (Japan) a Yuriko Kuronuma Academy (Mexico City), Weikersheim (Germany) and Savonlinna (Finland).

He has adjudicated international violin competitions in Denmark - where he is Chair of the Carl Nielsen International Violin Competion - Germany, Japan, Estonia and Italy. His students are winners and laureates of among others the Carl Nielsen, J. Kocian, Heino Eller, Queen Elisabeth of Belgium, Washington International, Yehudi Menuhin International, the Jean Sibelius Violin Competitions, and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

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Faculty for 2011 Litomysl International String Master Class

Litomysl International String Master Class, July 17 - August 7, 2011, Litomysl, Czech Republic

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MILAN VITEK has been professor of violin at Oberlin College Conservatory since 2001, and is Professor Emeritus at the Carl Nielsen Academy of Music in Denmark. He was a professor at the Royal Danish Music Academy in Copenhagen from 1974 to 2001, and a guest professor at the Music Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden, from 1992 to 2001. Before moving to Denmark in 1968, Prof. Vítek…

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Posted on November 18, 2010 at 1:19pm

Remember the Litomysl International String Master Class early registration deadline Feb. 28

Hello everyone,

I'd like to remind violin, viola and cello students that they can save 200 Euro by registering early for the 15th Litomysl International String Master Class, July 25 - August 15, 2010.

Come to Litomysl, Czech Republic, the birth town of composer Smetana for one of the intensive programs anywhere. All students receive:

6 one hour individual lessons in solo…

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Posted on February 13, 2010 at 11:37am

Why the Violin Is So Hard To Play

This is an interesting technical article about the mathematics and physics on a basic level from Plus Magazine.

http://plus.maths.org/issue31/features/woodhouse/index.html

Posted on January 15, 2010 at 11:51am

Fungus-treated Violin Outdoes Stradivarius

ScienceDaily (Sep. 14, 2009) At the 27th “Osnabrücker Baumpflegetagen” (one of Germany’s most important annual conferences on all aspects of forest husbandry), Empa researcher.... Read rest of article: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/09/090914111418.htm

Posted on January 3, 2010 at 7:09pm

Observations: Music to the (ringing) ears: New therapy targets tinnitus

Loud, persistent ringing in the ears , known as tinnitus, can be vexing for its millions of sufferers. This perceived noise can be symptomatic of many different ills—from earwax to aging—but the most common cause is from noise-induced hearing loss.



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Posted on January 3, 2010 at 7:06pm

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At 10:14am on February 3, 2010, paul stuyck said…
Dear Milan,
I love the violin but cannot play it.. Just tell me please somethimes when a soloist is playing
the violin you can see a kind of loose string on his bow. Nevertheless I never noticed that
in an orchestra. Can you explain what happened ?
I look forward to your answer.
Kind regards from Belgium.
Paul
At 2:36am on January 17, 2010, Vladimir said…
Greetings from Belgrade !
Thanks for the add!
At 2:43am on January 10, 2010, paul stuyck said…
Hey Milan,
Thank you for adding me as a friend.
I love the violin and i'm looking for new expierences..
At 2:50pm on January 6, 2010, Alastair Brown said…
Hi Mila, thankyou for the friend add. I look forward to checking out your website.
At 6:09pm on January 3, 2010, Milan Vitek said…
Start playing easy chamber music pieces as soon as you can. It will make the practicing experience more enjoyable and speed up your progress.
At 4:45pm on January 2, 2010, Joan B McKay said…
Thank you for the friend invite. I am an adult beginner, (age 61). Any advise? I love the cello.
At 12:46pm on December 31, 2009, Lexi Bassett said…
thank you for friend invite sorry really bad at this computer thingy to busy playing music i guess hope you had a good new year and christmas
At 8:33am on December 31, 2009, John Catchings said…
Mr. Vitek:

Thank you for your invitation to join your community and for sharing the lovely photographs I see in your slide show. Did you happen to know a certain Smetana ('cellist) who was the grandson of B. Smetana? I look forward to hearing from you.
At 6:27pm on December 19, 2009, Dale Lewis said…
Thank you for the friend invite. It is nice to get to know you, particularly through your Oberlin Conservatory page.
At 1:48am on December 19, 2009, Janice Tucker Rhoda said…
Also, Milan - regarding the 2nd website you list: the video of you and the students from Oberlin Conservatory is EXCELLENT!!!
 
 
 

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