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Smart mandolin testing, 6-10th Nov 2017, London – by Luca Turchet

Luca Turchet, introduced in theMandolinTuner Artists Database here, announced that he is looking for mandolin players in London that also have some experience with effects or instruments for electronic music. He plans to conduct experiments with a Smart Mandolin, which features wireless connectivity and embedded intelligence, between 6th and 10th of November, [...]

Avital meets Avital – now in Greece!

Avital Meets Avital, a highly acclaimed project, billed as ‘classical crossover’ and called "Utterly Brilliant" by the likes of Grammophone is finally coming to Greece on the 14th of October (click here for details). I will definitely be there, to enjoy a great world musician that has achieved something [...]

Avi Avital Mandolin Workshop – SHMF 1.7 – 27.8 in Luebeck, Germany

Avi Avital, a well known mandolin virtuoso, is a true mandolin ambassador promoting mandolin as a soloist instrument suitable for big concert halls. Avi is deeply committed to building a fresh legacy for the mandolin through virtuosic performance in a range of genres and commissioning new works for mandolin. [...]

New Concerts for MandolinARTE in Thessaloniki Greece -18, 19 March 2016

MandolinARTE, the Plucked Strings Orchestra of Athens just announced two concerts together with Alkistis Protopsalti this time in Greece's second largest city, Thessaloniki. Concerts will take place 18 and 19 March 2016. More info is available here. These two concerts follow a series of six sold-out concerts in Athens Greece [...]

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MandolinARTE sold-out concerts in the biggest concert hall in Greece

Amazing news for the mandolin in Greece! MandolinARTE, the Plucked Strings Orchestra of Athens gave a series of sold-out concerts during February 2016 in Athens Concert Hall. This is the most prestigious concert hall in Greece, and the three initially announced concerts were sold out in under a week, that [...]

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New York Mandolin Festival

The first annual New York International Mandolin Festival will take place July 15-17th, 2016, at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, 331 East 70th Street in New York, N.Y. The festival will feature some of the finest mandolin ensembles in the world performing twelve concerts and offering a variety of workshops over the [...]

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Revival: The Sam Bush Story is a new music documentary that makes its World Premiere April 21st at the Nashville Film Festival

Sam Bush pioneered a new genre of music and inspired some of the world’s most famous bands and accomplished musicians — yet for countless potential fans, the “Father of Newgrass” remains an unknown legend. Revival: The Sam Bush Story is a new music documentary from See Forever Entertainment and Wannabe [...]

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Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer on tour, still time to watch them

Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, two MacArthur “genius grant” winners are touring promoting their new album (and not only that). Mandolinist/composer Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, and bassist/composer Edgar Meyer have teamed up again for a new album, Bass & Mandolin, released September 9th on Nonesuch Records. The album features 10 original [...]

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Mandolin Virtuosa Sierra Hull Secures Eighth IBMA Award Nomination

The International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass festival features dozens of the world’s most talented bluegrass artists. Mandolin player Sierra Hull has been nominated for seven IBMA awards in the last four years. This year, she got her eighth nomination. She’s up for instrumental performer of the year in the mandolin category. [...]

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