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Flying high: an El Sistema inspired music education programme in China
Inspired by Venezuela’s El Sistema, China’s Wings of Music aims to bring dignity and self-belief to some of the country’s most deprived children. Nancy Pellegrini reports in this article from 2013
Violin section cancelled at 2015 Beijing International Music Competition
The organisers of this year’s Beijing International Music Competition (BJIMC) have announced that the violin section of this year’s contest has been cancelled. The cello section will go ahead as planned. According to a statement, the BJIMC’s decision to cancel the violin part of the competition was taken ...
What happened at the 2013 China International Violin and Bow Making Competition
With an array of experts in attendance, Beijing's international violin and bow making competition was an engrossing affair. Nancy Pellegrini hears a range of views on the industry, and China's growing position within it
China's international lutherie competition announces results
The results are in from the second China International Violin Making and Bow Making Competition, held in Beijing. In the violin division, the gold medal and 120,000 yuan (€14,500) prize went to Xiangwei Chen from China. Chen also won the silver medal. Bronze went to Min Sung Kim from Italy. ...