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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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18 - Ariel Horowitz
Our guest today on the Violin Podcast is American violinist Ariel Horowitz. Ariel is a graduate of the Juilliard School and Yale University. She is the director of the Heartbeat Music Project which aims to provide music education to the Navajo nation. Ms. Horowitz also serves as violin faculty at Mt. Holyoke college and we get to talk about her upbringing with the violin, her passion for bringing high quality music education as a director of the Heartbeat Music Project, and her tips on being a great violinist. You can learn more about Ariel Horowitz by visiting www.arielhorowitz.com.  This episode of the Violin Podcast is brought to you by Peak Stands. Peak Stands is offering 10% off their products this holiday season. Be sure to use promo code VIOLINPODCAST at checkout. https://www.peakmusicstands.com  Want to watch the full interview? Visit our Patreon page and become a patron today at https://www.patreon.com/violinpodcast The holidays are here! Sheetmusic Plus is offering 20% off all Christmas sheet music. Check out some of my favorite selections for this holiday season: 18 Intermediate Christmas Favorites - https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/18-intermediate-christmas-favorites-sheet-music/19506260?aff_id=68753 Christmas Solos for Beginners - https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/christmas-solos-for-beginning-violin-sheet-music/1718848?aff_id=68753 101 Christmas Songs for Violin - https://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/101-christmas-songs-sheet-music/20803778?aff_id=68753 Looking for some violin tips? Check out Eric's latest videos to improve your violin playing: How To Shift On The Violin - https://youtu.be/G7peNxjEoy0 Straight Wrist When Playing the Violin - Fun beginner tip! - https://youtu.be/V3UrH3NbWNs How To Have A Straight Bow - Beginner Tip - https://youtu.be/keoyLmBwO6k Visit us on Social Media! Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/violinpodcast Instagram - http://www.instagram.com/violinpodcast Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/violinpodcast YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzi3HNgHFQ5ndr9K2OeJYag?sub_confirmation=1 Affiliate Disclosure: Some product links are affiliate links which means that if you buy something, you'll get a small commission. 
57:08
November 23, 2020
17 - Lynn Kuo
In today's episode of the Violin Podcast, I invite Toronto-based violinist, Lynn Kuo on the Violin Podcast. We talk about her career as a violinist for the ballet, and how she has been adapting as musician during COVID-19. You can learn more about Lynn by visiting her website at www.lynkuo.com  This episode of the Violin Podcast is sponsored by Peak Stands. Get 10% off your purchase at checkout by using our promocode VIOLINPODCAST. Visit www.peakmusicstands.com for more details. Interested in building a musician website? Check out my link with Bandzoogle to get a 30 day free-trial, no credit card needed! https://bandzoogle.com/?memref=r3a7a2 New Violin Tutorials: Violin Shifting Tutorial - https://youtu.be/G7peNxjEoy0 The Easiest Book to Understand Scales - https://youtu.be/g32dLikn4dc
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November 9, 2020
16 - Susanna Klein
Susanna Klein is an entrepreneur, and practice researcher. Ms. Klein holds a violin professor and coordinator of strings position at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. She shares her practice tips from her practice journal, Practizma, and shares how to be most efficient in your practice.  You can learn more about Ms. Klein at www.practizma.com .  This episode of the Violin Podcast is sponsored by Peak Stands. Get 10% off your purchase at checkout by using our promocode violinpodcast. Visit www.peakmusicstands.com for more details.  Enjoy Ad-free episodes of the Violin Podcast on our Patreon Page for $2 a month! Other tiers are available for exclusive benefits also. https://www.patreon.com/violinpodcast  Check out our picks for 20% violin sheet music deals from Sheet Music Plus -  Oblivion for Piano Trio - Astor Piazzolla Four for Tango (string quartet) - Astor Piazzolla Tango Etudes - Astor PIazzolla   Looking to build a website? Check out Bandzoogle free for 30 days using my member link. https://bandzoogle.com/?memref=r3a7a2  Follow us on Social Media!  Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/violinpodcast Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/violinpodcast Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/violinpodcast  Affiliate Disclaimer: Links in this description may earn a commission through affiliate marketing at no extra cost to you.
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October 26, 2020
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. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe_sdzIIWkla3T6ZOEgQB1KZvS-DLUA0v Check out the Violin Podcast on Social Media! Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/violinpodcast Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/violinpodcast Twitter - https://www.twitter.com/violinpodcast YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzi3HNgHFQ5ndr9K2OeJYag?sub_confirmation=1 Looking to build a musician website? Check out Bandzoogle free for 30 days using my member link.  https://bandzoogle.com/?memref=r3a7a2 Have a topic, or guest you want Eric to interview on the podcast? Drop us a line at violinpodcast@gmail.com
36:34
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 mattshredder.com to learn more.  Check out my latest review on the Bon Musica Shoulder Rest: https://youtu.be/gLqPZ6fJfJ8 Website: https://www.violinpodcast.com Follow us on Social Media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/violinpodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/violinpodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/violinpodcast Learn more about the Violin Podcast host, Eric Mrugala Website: https://www.ericmrugala.com
40:40
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 https://www.coxviolins.com    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: https://www.patreon.com/violinpodcast   SUBSCRIBE to the Violin Podcast YouTube Channel !  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzi3HNgHFQ5ndr9K2OeJYag?sub_confirmation=1 https://www.violinpodcast.com https://www.facebook.com/violinpodcast https://www.instagram.com/violinpodcast https://www.twitter.com/violinpodcast 
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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! - https://www.patreon.com/violinpodcast Bandzoogle Link : https://bandzoogle.com/?memref=r3a7a2 Website Facebook Instagram Twitter YouTube
21:41
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. https://www.gregoryharrington.com Follow us on Facebook! Follow us on Instagram! Follow us on Twitter! 
58:22
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, https://www.sjkviolin.com/ , and on her Instagram page, @hungrymusician . Check out the Violin Podcast on social media and give us a like! Facebook Instagram Twitter Website
58:54
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
48:12
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: https://www.violinpodcast.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzi3HNgHFQ5ndr9K2OeJYag?sub_confirmation=1 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/violinpodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/violinpodcast
48:08
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. 
57:48
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.
55:19
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 www.christianhebel.com. Subscribe to the Violin Podcast and like us on Facebook, Instagram,  Twitter, and YouTube.  
59:20
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
57:43
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. https://augustamckaylodge.com Violin Podcast host Eric Mrugala interviews violinists from around the world.  Check us out online! Web: https://violinpodcast.com FB: https://facebook.com/violinpodcast IG: https://instagram.com/violinpodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/violinpodcast
46:36
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: https://www.violinpodcast.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzi3HNgHFQ5ndr9K2OeJYag/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/violinpodcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/violinpodcast Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/violinpodcast
1:08:44
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. www.violinpodcast.com
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March 30, 2020