HOW TO STAND OUT ON SOCIAL MEDIA
"I help musicians determine their music career and build their online identity by setting goals; together, we elaborate a daily praxis to reach them."
Webinar "Develop a Strong Online Identity" with Irma de Jong
With so many social media tools available, it's easy to get lost in knowing which one to use and build up a solid online identity that serves your music career.
INTERNATIONAL CELLO DAY
To celebrate International Cello Day on December 29 and honor Pablo Casals - the inspiration for this day came from Casals' birthday - we would like to share rare footage recently found in our iClassical archives.
From 2012 to 2018, Amit Peled played the Pablo Casals 1733 Goffriller cello, which was loaned to him personally by Casals' widow, Marta Casals Istomin.
In this video, you can hear the beautiful story that goes with it. Amit Peled has played in all his Masterclasses for iClassical Academy on this beautiful instrument.
VIOLIN for TANGO - MUSICAL JEWEL
On the occasion of Astor PIAZZOLLA's 100th anniversary, we recorded an exclusive Violin for Tango Jewel with lessons, performances, and minus-one tracks. Learn about how to perform Tango on the violin, watch musical exercises, learn about the rich history, enjoy the performances of Estacion Buenos Aires and play along with the minus one tracks!
The above performance is Tango "La Yumba." Part of the music performances of a new Musical Violin Jewel, "Violin for Tango." Recorded in November 2020 by ENSEMBLE ESTACION BUENOS AIRES in the heart of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
For all the world's violinists, this Jewel is an invitation to immerse themselves in the deep and rich world of Tango.
BACH SONATA NO. 2 IN A MINOR - 1ST MOV
Master Teacher Miriam Fried Student: Fumika Mohri
In this very famous Grave movement, Bach uses extensively the multiple stopping to provide harmonic support to the melodic line. Everything is precisely examined and contextualized by Master Teacher Miriam Fried.
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BEETHOVEN VIOLIN CONCERTO - 1ST MOV
Master Teacher: Virginie Robilliard
Assistant: Nicole Leon
Accom. pianist: Sander Sittig
The main issue is how to obtain fluidity and clarity in the sound, to understand where to respect the composition and when you can interpret freely—a special topic about colours and tonalities.
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BACH VIOLIN SONATA NO. 1 IN G MINOR - ADAGIO & FUGUE
Master Teacher: Rudolf Koelman
Student: Marco Gialluca
Professor Koelman's Masterclass held during the Schoenfeld International String Competition 2018 in Harbin, China. Koelman dives in his own unique and precise way into this beautiful solo violin sonata by Bach, treating the adagio and fugue.
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SAINT-SAENS "THE SWAN" - FUNDAMENTALS OF CELLO
Master Teacher: Amit Peled
Student: Mariona Camats
Accom. pianist: Yveta Sabovathe
Fundamentals of playing: body, hands, wrists, elbows and everything concerning sound-producing. In the full Masterclass, Amit Peled goes through every shade of this very poetic piece, with special topics about different vibrato and technique for sound.
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PAGANINI MOSES VARIATIONS with EVANGELINE BENEDETTI
Master Teacher: Evangeline Benedetti Student: Eli Levi
"Theme-and-variation" pieces occupy a large part of Paganini's repertoire. This one is based on a Rossini's theme from "Moses in Egypt", and demands to perform both dramatic and light dynamics, always minding about the original Cantabile mood. Evangeline Benedetti explains it in her practical and clear way!
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TCHAIKOVSKY - PEZZO CAPRICCIOSO, OP. 62 - DAVID GERINGAS
Professor: David Geringas
Student: Maxime Quennesson
Accom. pianist: Dmitriy Cogan
Professor Geringas' Masterclass held during the Schoenfeld International String Competition 2018 in Harbin, China. A persistent and demanding teacher, Geringas always gets the best out of the student!
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Master Teacher: Gülsin Onay
Assistant: Gorkem Tokur
The composer himself described this composition as one of the best he ever wrote; the 1st movement, reporting the tempo indication "Allegro assai" contains five thematic/rhythmical elements, exposed in detail by our teacher.
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CHOPIN ETUDE NO. 3
Master Teacher: Riccardo Castro Student: David Gurevich
Chopin was one of the few composers who considered the Etude as a real composition, not only a piece to develop concepts and technique. Ricardo Castro helps you to improve your technique and enjoying the piece.
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BACH 2-PART INVENTION No. 10
musiMentor: Fernanda Machado
Understand, learn, practice, create your unique interpretation, and perform on a high artistic level Bach’s 2-part invention No.10. A more than 2-hour-long course, worth at least 15 regular piano lessons. Video lessons with multi-camera view to enhancing your eLearning experience.
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BILLIE JEAN - EXCL. ARRANGEMENT FOR CLASSICAL GUITAR
musiMentor: Juan Manuel Ruiz Pardo
Juan Manuel Ruiz Pardo made this unique arrangement really applying classical guitar technique in order to align both singing line and accompaniment. It's not for everybody, so watch the video promo and see if you can challenge yourself with this unique piece of guitar playing.
WEBINAR SELF-MANAGEMENT - with IRMA DE JONG
musiMentor: Irma de Jong
Being great at playing is not enough if you want to succeed in the music business! Being a PRO means understanding the basics of promotion and communication and learning how to choose the right media and how to use them effectively!
In this webinar we dive into the concept of clear and effective communication. What it is, what tools to use and how to use them to your benefit.