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    Cello Professor (Professore SUM) from the 2019/20 academic year


    The University of Music of the Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana announces auditions for a Cello Professor (Professore SUM) from the 2019/20 academic year Candidates with an international career profile are invited to submit: - curriculum vitae; - covering letter; - copies of diplomas. ...

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    Concertmaster (Joint Leader)


    The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Music Director, Royal Opera: Antonio Pappano Music Director, Royal Ballet: Koen Kessels Concertmasters: Vasko Vassilev Sergey Levitin The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House is seeking to appoint an inspirational leader to the position ...

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    Competition juries: is dropping teachers and publishing scores the answer?


    Publishing the jurors’ scores in their entirety is the latest move for music competitions to prove their transparency – but is it a trend that’s likely to catch on, asks Peter Somerford

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    Technique: How to vary and enhance your cello pizzicato


    Soloist and chamber musician Christoph Richter talks about good pizz technique with particular attention to the range of sound demanded by Debussy's Cello Sonata. From The Strad's November 2015 issue

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    People: James Ehnes


    The Canadian violinist gives an insight into his practice routine

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    Masterclass: Jan Vogler on Beethoven Cello Sonata op.69


    Cellist Jan Vogler explores the first movement of the first-ever sonata to give equal weight to both piano and cello

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    A cello quartet with one cello


    Four members of the Wiener Cello Ensemble 5+1 perform Ravel's Bolero on a single instrument to great comic effect. Watch: Music teacher loses temper with violinist – with destructive results

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    Jennifer Stumm's viola sets off airport explosive detector


    The American violist was travelling through London’s Gatwick airport when an explosive trace detection machine picked up a false positive on her instrument case

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    The longest string quartet ever proves a good gamble in Monte Carlo


    Our Côte d’Azur correspondent Toby Deller settles into a comfy chair for Morton Feldman’s notorious five-hour long String Quartet no.2 – courtesy of the Quatuor Béla and the Festival Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo

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    WIN the first CD in the series 'Le Origini del Violino'


    In The Strad’s 2018 Cremona supplement, the Museo del Violino launches the first in a projected series, L’Origini del Violino, in which top soloists perform on some of the rarest and most historically significant instruments. The first CD, featuring the ‘Carlo IX’ Andrea Amati of c.1570, includes ...

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    2 violin makers (m/f), full- or part-time


    Working from our stately Munich workshop you will set up and restore our broad palette of old stringed instruments, returning each one to the appropriate quality and making it ready to play. We offer an appealing workplace, a friendly atelier with modern equipment, a variety of different ...

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    Gary Karr on Koussevitzky’s Double Bass Concerto


    The American bassist recalls how the Koussevitzky helped to establish his individual style – and how he received a career boost courtesy of the composer’s ghost

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    Didier Lockwood performs Over the Rainbow


    French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood performs Over the Rainbow in the foyer of the Théâtre du Châtelet. Lockwood died on 18 February  at the age of 62 following a heart attack.

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    Professor of Violin


    Jascha Heifetz Endowed Chair in Violin Celebrating the legendary violinist, Jascha Heifetz, who taught for many years at the USC Thornton School of Music, the strings department and its stellar faculty invites applications for the Jascha Heifetz Chair in Violin. The tenure-track appointment as Professor ...

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    Sales Associate Full or part time


    JR Music Supply, headquartered in Woonsocket, RI, USA, is one of the leading makers and American distributors of new European workshop and master-made orchestral string instruments. In the last few years, we have also accumulated a collection of fine antique instruments. As we look toward expanding our ...

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    Violinist Itzhak Perlman plays klezmer music


    'When you're dealing with music, you're dealing with the soul of the society' This video is an clip from a 1995 PBS documentary which followed violinist Itzhak Perlman as he joined four klezmer groups – Brave New World, The Klezmatics, Andy Statman and the Klezmer Conservatory Band – to ...

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    Marc Coppey – Bloch: Schelomo, Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor; Silent Woods op.68


    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: November 2017 Description: Unusually fine versions of much-recorded cello works Musicians: Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Kirill Karabits Composer: Bloch, Dvořák Catalogue Number: AUDITE 97.734 It’s a truism that fashion and taste exert quite an influence on performance styles in ...

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    Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor op.64; Symphony no.5 ‘Reformation’ op.107; Concert Overture ‘The Hebrides’ op.26


    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS The Strad Issue: November 2017 Description: A familiar concerto sounds freshly minted and in tip-top condition Musicians: Isabelle Faust (violin), Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/Pablo Heras-Casado Composer: Mendelssohn Catalogue Number: HARMONIA MUNDI HMM 902325 How refreshing it is to witness a soloist ...

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    Ironwood: Brahms, Piano Quartet no.1; Piano Quintet


    THE STRAD RECOMMENDS Strad Issue: June 2017 Everything’s right in these exquisitely played period performances Musicians: Ironwood: Robin Wilson, Rachael Beesley (violins), Nicole Forsyth (viola), Daniel Yeadon (cello), Neal Peres Da Costa (piano) Composer: Brahms Catalogue Number: ABC CLASSICS 481 ...