Russian violinist and teacher Pavel Berman talks to iClassical Academy’s Irma de Jong during Stradfest 2019 at the Royal Institution in London on 24 March 2019.

Berman, who came to prominence when he won the first prize at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis in 1990, discusses how to prepare for competition performances and be convincing on stage.

Pavel Berman has recorded online tutorials of Paganini’s 24 Caprices, featuring practice technique, left hand, bow technique & performances for iClassical Academy.

Recorded in 6 camera high-definition, iClassical Academy offers online conservatory-level masterclasses, courses and single lessons, accessible for professionals, advanced players, students, amateur musicians and music lovers.

Strad members get 20% OFF all monthly and annual iClassical Academy plans. Please visit: and enter StradFest promo code VM6iCA .