Nicola Benedetti

  • With Nicky Vibrato Part 2
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    'With Nicky': Vibrato Part 2

    2019-02-19T12:00:00Z

    Following on from last week’s episode in her series of video tutorials, Nicola Benedetti is onto Vibrato Part 2, in which she progresses from easier to slightly harder vibrato exercises. She focuses on how to put some of last week’s exercises into practice with one of the most popular pieces ...

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    'With Nicky' part 2: Developing Your Sound

    2019-02-05T12:00:00Z

    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. ...

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    Back to Basics with Nicky

    2019-01-29T12:00:00Z

    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

    2019-01-24T11:09:00Z

    ‘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

    2018-12-29T12:29:00Z

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

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    Nicola Benedetti plays Wynton Marsalis

    2018-10-02T11:42:00Z

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

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    Hundreds of children to join Nicola Benedetti on stage

    2018-09-04T15:57:00Z

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

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    Violin Masterclass with Nicola Benedetti

    2018-08-06T16:10:00Z

    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.

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    Nicola Benedetti joins ESTA UK as president

    2018-06-21T11:52:00Z

    Scottish violinist is expected to sit for a three- to four-year term as head of European String Teachers Association’s UK chapter

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    'Playing', a short film from St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh

    2018-06-20T13:22:00Z

    Violinist Nicola Benedetti and cellist Steven Isserlis feature in this new short film showing them tutoring pupils from Scotland’s national music school, St Mary’s in Edinburgh. The teenage pupils on the brink of leaving the school are violinist Sophie Williams and cellist Hugh MacKay.