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Young violin stars pluck national award at festival - Buxton Advertiser

Google - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 19:02

Young violin stars pluck national award at festival
Buxton Advertiser
Katie and Rebecca Marrow are both students at St Thomas More School, and are taught violin by Jason Curteis. Judges presented them with the prize for performance practice, describing them as a “superb duo”, showing “real musical intelligence and a ...

Violinist Nicola Benedetti who pipped Justin Bieber in the album charts team up with BSO - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Google - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 08:56

Blackmore Vale Magazine

Violinist Nicola Benedetti who pipped Justin Bieber in the album charts team up with BSO
Blackmore Vale Magazine
Nicola Benedetti, one of the most sought after violinists of her generation, has released a new album under the baton of Kirill Karabits and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO). Nicola is one of the most influential classical artists of today, with ...

North West Takes Violin Lesson Wearing a Pink Tutu and Fairy Wings, Of Course! - Yahoo News

Google - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 03:17

Yahoo News

North West Takes Violin Lesson Wearing a Pink Tutu and Fairy Wings, Of Course!
Yahoo News
North West is adding to her list of extracurricular activities. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's 3-year-old daughter already plays soccer, and takes dance and piano lessons. Now she's learning to play the violin. Kim took to Snapchat on Thursday to ...

North West: Kim Kardashian's Daughter Plays Violin In Pink Tutu — 'My Princess' - Hollywood Life

Google - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 19:18

Hollywood Life

North West: Kim Kardashian's Daughter Plays Violin In Pink Tutu — 'My Princess'
Hollywood Life
At 3 years old, North West is already taking violin lessons — and you better believe she looks darn cute doing it! The tot even attended her last class in a pink tutu with fairy wings & a new 'do. And her mom, Kim Kardashian, couldn't help gushing ...
Kim Kardashian's daughter North West learning to play violinThe Indian Express
North West learning to play violinTimes of India
Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Only Give North "Little Time" To Play?Gossip Cop

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YouTube star brings electric violin, new music to Ovens - Charlotte Observer

Google - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 19:18

Charlotte Observer

YouTube star brings electric violin, new music to Ovens
Charlotte Observer
YouTube sensation Lindsey Stirling is bringing her imaginative electric violin dance performances to Charlotte on July 19, as her third album heads toward an Aug. 19 release. A classically trained musician gone rogue, she has garnered a YouTube ...

North West wears a pink tutu as Kim Kardashian watches on Snapchat - Daily Mail

Google - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 23:21

Daily Mail

North West wears a pink tutu as Kim Kardashian watches on Snapchat
Daily Mail
And now North West is following in her musical father's footsteps, and learning the violin. Kim Kardashian shared a sweet image of the three-year-old learning to play the instrument while dressed in a pink tutu on Thursday. 'My fairy princess in her ...
Too Busy! Kim Kardashian Leaves North West Little Time To Play — See Her Latest Difficult Activity!OK Magazine

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Frank Almond (violin), William Wolfram (piano) - A Violin's Life Vol 2 album review - Irish Times

Google - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:36

Irish Times

Frank Almond (violin), William Wolfram (piano) - A Violin's Life Vol 2 album review
Irish Times
The connection of the 1877 Violin Sonata by Swedish violinist and composer Amanda Maier is that her father-in-law, Engelbert Röntgen, owned the violin. Estonian composer Eduard Tubin's 1962 Sonata for solo violin is included because Estonian violinist ...

Pismo Beach teenager to compete in international violin competition - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Google - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 02:07

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Pismo Beach teenager to compete in international violin competition
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
She had just wrapped up an hourlong session with local accompanist Paul Woodring, rehearsing the pieces she would perform at the Stradivarius International Violin Competition — an exclusive annual competition featuring teenage violinists from around ...

Building Better Violins…With Science - Science Friday

Google - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 15:41

Science Friday

Building Better Violins…With Science
Science Friday
Carleen Hutchins must have seemed like an unlikely candidate to upend the world of violin-making. Not only was this New Jersey mother only an amateur at viola, she already had a day job as a grade school science teacher. Nevertheless, between 1948 and ...

Israeli Arab Musician Barred From Bringing Violin as Carry-on by El Al Flight - Haaretz

Google - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 02:06

Haaretz

Israeli Arab Musician Barred From Bringing Violin as Carry-on by El Al Flight
Haaretz
Airline security officers refused vehemently to answer this question when it was posed to them by violinist Hisham Khoury (no relation) Thursday morning at Berlin's Schonefeld Airport, where he was due to board a flight back to Israel after a year of ...

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