• With Nicky Vibrato

    'With Nicky' Part 3: Vibrato


    This week on Nicola Benedetti’s series of video tutorials, she talks about a much requested subject…vibrato. It’s not surprising there have been so many questions and comments about it as vibrato is one of the most tricky things for string players to develop. Learning and building the fundamentals of this ...

  • With Nicky Part Two

    'With Nicky' part 2: Developing Your Sound


    Why is sound so important? ‘With Nicky’ this week delves into the depths of developing sound, while reminding us that no two violinists sound the same, and that they shouldn’t sound the same. There’s lots of experimentation, plus plenty of advice on embracing the journey to finding your own sound. ...

  • Nicola Benedetti Back to Basics

    Back to Basics with Nicky


    Kicking off the ‘With Nicky’ series this week, and our media partnership with Nicola Benedetti’s new video venture, it’s Back to Basics, in which the violinist delves further into the fundamentals of the violin and bow hold to develop comfort, flexibility and relaxation.

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    Nicola Benedetti launches video series and Benedetti Foundation


    ‘I have had the huge fortune in my life of being exposed to some of the world’s greatest violin and music teachers, and I want to make as much of the information available to as many people as possible’

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    Nicola Benedetti made CBE in New Year Honours


    The Scottish violinist and music education champion is honoured for services to music

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    Nicola Benedetti plays Wynton Marsalis


    In this video Nicola Benedetti describes her experience of playing Wynton Marsalis’s jazz-inspired Violin Concerto, before performing the solo cadenza.

  • Nicola Benedetti Big Noise

    Hundreds of children to join Nicola Benedetti on stage


    The Super String events mark the 10th birthday of the Sistema Big Noise Venture

  • Nicola Benedetti Make a Wish

    Violin Masterclass with Nicola Benedetti


    Emily from Taunton, who has been playing the violin since the age of seven, fought Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and is now in remission. As part of Make-A-Wish UK she travelled up to London to have a violin masterclass with Nicola Benedetti at the Royal Albert Hall.