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  • namyunkimcrstudiochoibyeonghui

    Korean violinist and tutor Nam Yun Kim has died aged 74


    The former soloist was a highly respected and successful pedagogue, with many competition winners under her tutelage

  • steve (1)

    Teaching lutherie the Red Wing way


    Instrument repair requires great attention to detail, knowledge and patience – and teaching new students is no different. Here lutherie pedagogue Steve Rossow gives some tips acquired from his years of tutoring at Minnesota State College Southeast

  • Maya_Glaz

    Violin professor Maya Glezarova turns 90: former students pay tribute


    Mikhail Kopelman, Dmitry Sitkovetsky and Liana Gourdjia recall their studies with the doyenne of the Russian School of violin playing

  • Leila Josefowicz

    Celebrity violins to go under the hammer this month


    Instruments owned by violinist Leila Josefowicz and renowned violin pedagogue Dorothy DeLay are set to be auctioned this month.DeLay's 1778 Guadagnini features in Tarisio's New York sale, which ends on 17 October. DeLay, who died in 2002 at the age of 84, purchased the violin in 1969 from Rembert Wurlitzer ...

  • Grillo

    Fernando Grillo (1946–2013)


    Fernando Grillo, the Italian double bassist, composer and teacher, has died at the age of 67. Closely associated with Italy’s avant-garde movement, he experimented with new forms of sound production and collaborated with composers including Salvatore Sciarrino, Harrison Birtwistle, Iannis Xenakis and Luciano Berio. Karlheinz Stockhausen once dubbed Grillo ‘the ...

  • OpinionAug13

    Sources of inspiration


    If players and teachers were less cagey about where they discovered their ideas, Philippa Bunting argues, it would be more interesting for audiences and more valuable for their peers