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Musafia case from Gostrings
News: Having serious problems with Gostrings, and very worried after finding a thread about it on a cello site. What is happening with Gostrings?
From jose m g. belmonte 44 replies - Last 2014-3-7 20:11
Violinist fined $120K for antique violin
News: One of Canada's most prestigious violinists is battling the Canada Border Services Agency in Federal Court after he was fined $120,000 for failing to declare nearly half a million dollars in musical instruments.
From Andrew Basa 9 replies - Last 2014-1-18 18:47
Minnesota Orchestra is back
News: Great news about the Minnesota Orchestra
From Marty Dalton 0 replies - Last 2014-1-15 14:35
Musicians forced to take instruments without cases on a flight
News: Strad article reports the latest in the battle between airport security (Paris, this time) and traveling musicians
From marjory lange 9 replies - Last 2013-12-17 17:25
A break for the Minnesota Orchestra?
News: lawmakers call for resignation of minnesota orchestral association leaders
From Christina C. 3 replies - Last 2013-12-14 21:28
THE ALCHEMIST OF SOUND
News: Watch Antonio Stradivari making a violin on the PG form. (like the 'Lady Blunt') Commented by Andreas Preuss.
From Andreas Preuss 0 replies - Last 2013-12-12 11:09
New book: Jascha Heifetz Early Years in Russia
News: This, I guess, highly expected book is now out in the USA!
From Marina Akimova 0 replies - Last 2013-11-16 23:32
San Francisco Symphony at home and on tour
News: Contemporary and classical music alike delighted patrons on Sunday Nov 10th in San Francisco, a program that repeats tonight in Champaign-Urbana, IL.
From Terez Mertes 0 replies - Last 2013-11-15 09:49
Titanic violin found back
News: First violinist Wallace Hartley's corpse had been found with his violin (in the case) strapped to his body. The violin was sold and has now been found back in an attic.
From jean dubuisson 21 replies - Last 2013-10-23 09:34
New Volunteer Orchestra in Toronto, Canada needs all strings
News: Symphony orchestra looking for string players
From Meri Dolevski-Lewis 0 replies - Last 2013-10-18 17:46
Nate Robinson in Recital, October 28, 2013 in NYC
News: An invite for all v.com members to my recital!
From Nate Robinson 5 replies - Last 2013-10-16 23:17
The Violinist.com Directory is back!
News: If you are a professional violinist and/or teacher, here's how to opt in for your free listing in our directory (especially easy if you are already a registered member)
From Laurie Niles 4 replies - Last 2013-10-9 22:14
Chicago Sym. Will VIDEO STREAM LIVE(archived too) Verdi Requiem on Thursday Oct 10th, 7:30pm Central Time(8:30pm Eastern) on Friday in Europe/Asia
News: It's not very often that the Chicago Symphony video streams a show, so I thought many of you would be interested in it.
From Delmar Williams 1 reply - Last 2013-10-9 16:28
Osmo Vänskä's farewell to the Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra [Valse Triste]
News: A video, with Osmo Vänskä's comments and the Minnesota Orchestra's performance of "Valse Triste" for the last time with their departing conductor.
From Laurie Niles 0 replies - Last 2013-10-6 22:24
Help end the Minnesota Orchestra lockout
News: Please contact the Minnesota Orchestra board leadership and ask that they consider resigning.
From Emily Hogstad 7 replies - Last 2013-9-30 14:43
LIVE CONCERT STREAM: Hilary Hahn: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto w/the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
News: Hilary Hahn's concert on Friday in Frankfurt, Germany will be streamed live on Liveweb.Arte.tv
From Christopher McGovern 18 replies - Last 2013-9-24 22:23
Support Minnesota Orchestra Musicians' New Season
News: The Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra need your help putting on a new self-produced season.
From Emily Hogstad 0 replies - Last 2013-9-17 09:15
EVAH PIRAZZI GOLD!
News: A new string set, a better alternative?
From Frances Gottlieb 57 replies - Last 2013-9-16 09:53
Executions in North Korea included two concertmasters
News: South Korean media reports that two concertmasters of the Unhasu Orchestra were among the group of 12 people, including the ex-girlfriend of Kim Jong-un, who were executed by firing squad Aug. 20
From Laurie Niles 7 replies - Last 2013-9-6 03:45
Connecticut Violin Dealer Faces Larceny Charges
News: Charles Magby Jr., owner of Charles Magby Fine Violins Ltd., was charged Friday with first-degree larceny, according to a press release issued Saturday by Guilford (CT) police.
From Stephanie Chase 3 replies - Last 2013-8-30 09:44
MN Orchestra management purchased domain names
News: You'd think that, after all this time, all the shocking revelations about the Minnesota Orchestra lockout would have been made public already. You'd be wrong.
From Bruce Bodden 6 replies - Last 2013-8-24 13:23
Today's Google Doodle
News: A pleasant surprise for your Google searches today.
From Maurice Gatewood 3 replies - Last 2013-8-24 11:10
Amati Foundation launches Indiegogo campaign to purchase violin for 14 year old phenom.
News: Amati Foundation is using Indiegogo to raise matching funds for a violin for a 14 year old phenom. Your support in sharing this URL or contributing to the effort is greatly appreciated.
From Bill Townsend 0 replies - Last 2013-8-13 15:29
New free online calendar for DC classical concerts
News: New online calendar for classical shows in Washington, DC
From Randy Barrett 0 replies - Last 2013-8-6 08:41
Thieves steal £1.2m Stradivarius near London Euston
News: Min-Jin Kym's violin and bows were stolen while she was dining at a sandwich bar
From Trevor Jennings 86 replies - Last 2013-8-4 02:24
Police find stolen Strad !
News: The £1.2 million Stradivari was stolen at Euston Station, UK.
From David Beck 1 reply - Last 2013-8-1 03:03
Cooper Competition winners
News: Congrats to the winners in the Cleveland/Oberlin Cooper Competition, which has been going since 2010 and was for violin this year.
From Laurie Niles 3 replies - Last 2013-7-30 06:01
News: 2013 Cooper Violin Competition
From Sally Rubin 2 replies - Last 2013-7-25 14:24
French luthier Etienne Vatelot
News: His clients included greats such as Yehudi Menuhin, Arthur Grumiaux, Isaac Stern, Ivry Gitlis, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Maurice Gendron, Yo Yo Ma and Mstislav Rostropovich.
From Laurie Niles 3 replies - Last 2013-7-23 08:59
The Landfillharmonic Project
News: A must-see.
From John Rokos 0 replies - Last 2013-7-22 05:40
OKC Metro Tornadoes
News: This brings back memories of April 27, 2011.
From Jim Hastings 1 reply - Last 2013-5-22 11:40
Janos Starker has died.
News: Starker has died.
From marjory lange 10 replies - Last 2013-5-7 08:46
Record company is making classical profitable and expanding listenership
News: Record company has found a great way to sell classical music.
From Adrian Di Stefano 4 replies - Last 2013-4-22 10:29
Storied Community Music School cuts programs for kids, adult amateurs
News: Longy Music School in Cambridge MA has decided to get rid of its programs for children and adult amateurs in order to focus on its conservatory.
From Karen Allendoerfer 18 replies - Last 2013-4-12 10:47
San Francisco Symphony strike close to an to end
News: Striking SFS musicians and management came to a tentative agreement on Sunday, March 31st.
From Terez Mertes 1 reply - Last 2013-4-7 07:22
German customs strikes again
News: This time the instrument is owned by a Japanese foundation and the paperwork appears to be all in order, but they want $1.5 million anyway.
From Bruce Bodden 29 replies - Last 2013-3-18 07:22
A Loss for the San Francisco Symphony
News: Principal oboist dies after collapsing during a performance.
From Terez Mertes 13 replies - Last 2013-3-7 14:47
Pianist Van Cliburn has died
News: The pianist, who won the 1958 Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow, was 78.
From Laurie Niles 4 replies - Last 2013-3-1 10:47
Conductor James DePreist (1936-2013)
News: James DePreist died early this morning.
From Laurie Niles 5 replies - Last 2013-2-10 15:06
1st Classical Music Hack Day
News: The Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute and the mdw-University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna present the first Hack Day for Classical Music.
From Juergen L. Hemm 0 replies - Last 2013-2-6 13:24
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