Violin Podcast Episodes

June 7, 2021

28 - Angelo Xiang Yu - Shanghai Quartet

Today on the Violin Podcast we have the recently appointed violinist of the Shanghai Quartet, Angelo Xiang Yu. Violinist Angelo Xiang Yu, recipient of both a 2019 Avery Fisher Career Grant and a 2019 Lincoln Center Emerging A...

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May 24, 2021

27 - David Kim - The Philadelphia Orchestra

David Kim is the concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra. He shares his role as a concertmaster, his memorable stories with his teacher, Dorothy DeLay, and the future of music. Looking to revamp your website? Try Bandzoog...

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May 10, 2021

26 - Anna Urpina

Anna Urpina is a modern and baroque violinist based in Barcelona, Spain. We have a conversation how teaching, her time in the Orchestra of Enlightenment, and how she switches between baroque and modern violin playing. I also ...

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April 26, 2021

25 - Andrew Baker - Leatherwood Bespoke Rosins

Andrew Baker is a violinist, rosin maker and is the founder of Leatherwood Bespoke Rosins. In this episode we have a conversation with Andrew about the rosin making process and his life as a baroque violinist. Also in this ep...

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April 12, 2021

24 - Ruth Brons - Bow Hold Buddy

Ruth Brons is the co-founder of Things 4 Strings and is the co-creator of the Bow Hold Buddy. Eric talks to Ruth about entrepreneurship, teaching, and some of her amazing violin stories. Bow Hold Buddy -

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March 29, 2021

23 - Adrian Anantawan

Adrian Anantawan is a violinist from Ottawa, Canada who has studied with Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, and Anne-Sophie Mutter. He has won numerous awards and has created cross-collaborative projects bringing researchers, ...

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March 15, 2021

22 - Matt Holborn

Matt Holborn is a jazz violinist and host of the Jazz Violin Podcast based in the United Kingdom. You can learn more about Matt at Watch the Full Episode - -- Support t...

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March 1, 2021

21 - Layth Sidiq

Layth Sidiq is an international award winning violinist, composer, and educator from Jordan and Iraqi roots. A graduate of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Layth is an in-demand violinist around the world and has been featu...

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Feb. 15, 2021

20 - Kerson Leong

Today's guest on the Violin Podcast is Kerson Leong. He is an internationally acclaimed soloist and has performed with orchestras such as the Orchestre Metropolitan de Montreal, Royal Philharmonic, and the Vienna Chamber Orch...

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Feb. 1, 2021

19 - Elizabeth Faidley

Elizabeth Faidley is a violin pedagogue in New York City. Ms. Faidley has been hailed by the New York Times as an "amazing and inspiring teacher" and was a recipient of the "Studio Teacher of the Year" award by the …

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Jan. 18, 2021

REPLAY - Adam Kology

Today's replay is with violin luthier Adam Kology. Adam is a violin luthier based in Massachusetts. In today's replay, he shares his journey as a violin luthier and how he got started in making violins. Learn more about Adam ...

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Jan. 4, 2021

REPLAY - Renee-Paule Gauthier

Happy New Year Everyone! Today's replay is with Renee-Paule Gauthier. Ms. Gauthier is a violinist based out of Chicago, IL and is the host of the Mind over Finger Podcast. We'll be resuming new episodes on Monday February 1st...

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Dec. 21, 2020

REPLAY - Timothy Chooi

Over the next couple of weeks, we’re sharing our favorite conversations from the Violin Podcast in 2020. Check out our interview with Timothy Chooi from earlier this year.

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Dec. 8, 2020

2021 Announcements

We have some exciting announcements for 2021. Violin Podcast is now accepting students and is offering a free trial for any violinist with the potential to study full time with violinist Eric Mrugala. Limited slots are availa...

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Nov. 23, 2020

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 educa...

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Nov. 9, 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. Yo...

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Oct. 26, 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 he...

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Oct. 12, 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 ...

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Sept. 28, 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 thr...

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Sept. 14, 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 h...

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Aug. 31, 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...

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Aug. 17, 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...

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Aug. 3, 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 …

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July 20, 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 c...

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