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Violin Podcast

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We interview violinists worldwide on a bi-weekly basis discussing violin news, practice tips, career advice, and their journey with the violin.
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13 - Douglas Cox

Violin Podcast

13 - Douglas Cox

Violin Podcast

15 - Adam Kology
Adam Kology is a violin luthier based in Massachusetts who shares his life as a luthier, and tips on building great sounding instruments. You can find Adam on Instagram at @adamjhkology .  Check out Eric's latest violin video series, "Violin Basics with Eric" on YouTube. Check out the Violin Podcast on Social Media! Facebook - Instagram - Twitter - YouTube - Looking to build a musician website? Check out Bandzoogle free for 30 days using my member link. Have a topic, or guest you want Eric to interview on the podcast? Drop us a line at
October 12, 2020
14 - Matt Shredder
Matt Shredder is a contemporary violinist who blends genres, collaborates with different artists, and plays for Fortune 100 Company events. We talk about his upbringing with the violin and how he wants to change the world through his music. Visit to learn more.  Check out my latest review on the Bon Musica Shoulder Rest: Website: Follow us on Social Media! Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Learn more about the Violin Podcast host, Eric Mrugala Website:
September 28, 2020
13 - Douglas Cox
Douglas Cox, violin maker, joins me on this week's episode of the Violin Podcast. We discuss how he started out in making instruments, and trying to make and bring concert-quality instruments to players. To learn more about his instruments, visit    Violin Podcast host Eric Mrugala interviews violinists around the world discussing their personal journey with the violin, career advice, and more.    Become a Violin Podcast member on Patreon:   SUBSCRIBE to the Violin Podcast YouTube Channel ! 
September 14, 2020
12 - Identifying Yourself As A Music Business
In this week’s episode of the Violin Podcast, we decided to do something different and talk about one our favorites topics outside of the violin, and that’s music business. We'll talk about how you can implement some of these music business strategies today.  Check us out on Patreon! - Bandzoogle Link : Website Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
August 31, 2020
11 - Gregory Harrington
Violin Podcast guest and violinist Gregory Harrington comes on the podcast to discuss his life as a violinist, how he uses his background in business to help him with his music career. Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on Twitter! 
August 17, 2020
10 - Sarah Jane Kenner
Violinist Sarah Jane Kenner is on the Violin Podcast this week. We talk about life as a 21st musician playing 17th century Baroque violin music. We also talk about her food blog, the Hungry Musician, and shares a recipe with us towards the end of the podcast! Learn more about Sarah on her website, , and on her Instagram page, @hungrymusician . Check out the Violin Podcast on social media and give us a like! Facebook Instagram Twitter Website
August 3, 2020
9 - Daniel Kurganov
Violinist Daniel Kurganov is our guest in this week's episode of the Violin Podcast. Daniel is a violinist, pedagogue, and entrepreneur. He shares his love affair for the violin and how he pursues his music career as a 21st century musician.   Violin Podcast host Eric Mrugala interviews violinists around the world discussing their personal journey with the violin, career advice, and more. Learn more about Daniel Daniel's YouTube Channel Check us out on Patreon Facebook Instagram Twitter
July 20, 2020
8 - Nikki Naghavi
This week on the Violin Podcast we invite Dallas violinist Nikki Naghavi where we get to discuss her time as an NEC student, her competition experience, and practice tips to all violinists looking to improve their playing.  Website: YouTube: Facebook: Instagram:
July 7, 2020
7 - Renee-Paule Gauthier
In this week's edition of the Violin Podcast, I talk to Chicago-based violinist Renee-Paule Gauthier on practice tips, audition preparation, and what other helpful violin tips. You can learn more about Renee by going to her website at Mind Over Finger.  Please visit on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to follow the Violin Podcast. 
June 23, 2020
6 - Timothy Chooi
This week on the Violin Podcast we invite Timothy Chooi, 2nd prizewinner of the 2019 Queen Elisabeth Competition, and the 1st prizewinner of the 2018 Joseph Joachim Competition. We talk about competition preparation, violin career advice, and play violin podcast trivia.
June 9, 2020
5 - Christian Hebel
In this Violin Podcast interview, Eric Mrugala talks to violinist Christian Hebel on the Violin Podcast. Christian Hebel is a violinist, and music producer who works in in Los Angeles and New York. We also talk about his journey from college to becoming a professional violinist, how he got his big break working with famous artists, and touring with these artists around the world. Learn more about Christian at Subscribe to the Violin Podcast and like us on Facebook, Instagram,  Twitter, and YouTube.  
May 25, 2020
4 - Max Tan
Violinist Max Tan joins Violin Podcast host Eric Mrugala to discuss practice strategies, historical recordings, and competitions.   Violin Podcast host Eric Mrugala interviews violinists from around the world discussing their personal journey with the violin, career advice, and more.    Website Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
May 11, 2020
3 - Augusta McKay Lodge
Augusta McKay Lodge comes on to the Violin Podcast this week to discuss her life as a Baroque violinist, her competition years, and what it means to be a musician in the year 2020. Violin Podcast host Eric Mrugala interviews violinists from around the world.  Check us out online! Web: FB: IG: Twitter:
April 27, 2020
2 - Immanuel Abraham
Violinist Dr. Immanuel Abraham has a conversation with Violin Podcast host Eric Mrugala about his life with the violin exploring topics such as practicing, goal-setting, and pursuing your dreams in music. Make sure to listen to the end of the episode for Dr. Abraham's chance to win a prize in Violin Podcast Trivia! Website: YouTube: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter:
April 13, 2020
1 - Gallia Kastner
Our first guest on the Violin Podcast is Gallia Kastner, a student at the Colburn school in Los Angeles, California, has performed in Aspen Music Festival and on NPR's From The Top, and is the current concertmaster of the American Youth Symphony. Please like and subscribe to the Violin Podcast.
March 30, 2020