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By The Numbers: The 2014 VSA Competition

The Violin Society of America’s 2014 convention shows the group’s enormous growth and influence in lutherie

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WQXR Announces New Partnership with Berlin Philharmonic

12-part radio concert series launches Oct. 7

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Olympics of the Violin Sparks Gold & Grousing

South Korean Jinjoo Cho wins IVCI, critics charge competition gamed the results

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Winners of the 2014 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis Announced

South Korean Jinjoo Cho wins gold after six finalists dazzle in two nights of stunning and thrilling violin concerto performances

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‘Maestro,’ Music Please!

Filmmaker launches Kickstarter campaign for new classical-music documentary

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Musical Chairs

New strings appointments announced

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Casey Crescenzo's Endearing Symphonic Debut

Prog-rock songwriter sets sights on the Romantic Era and lands on the top of the classical charts

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Comic Relief

How comedic actor Jack Benny showed America that with great jokes and bad playing you can sound awful even on a Stradivari violin

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Smashing the Laws of Tradition

On Uncovered, cellist Maya Beiser pushes the boundaries of classical music by embracing classic rock 

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The Late Starters Orchestra

In which I take the plunge and join a string orchestra packed with other adult amateurs

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