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Honored with “Gwendolyn IS Music”

“Gwendolyn IS music” – words used by The Independent to describe the violinist's performance during recent UK concerts. More voices have joined in song with articles and reviews about Gwendolyn over the years.

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New Album

ORIGIN – Out Now

The compositions and improvisations on ORIGIN are those that inspire and have shaped Gwendolyn's identity as a musician and artist. ORIGIN is available on CD, at Naxos and digitally on most platforms.

> Buy on iTunes

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Cities & Dates 2015/16

Concerts, Premieres, Recordings, Public Lectures and more.

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Gwendolyn plays Ysaÿe

In dialogue with the very essence of Ysaÿe's Ballade, Gwendolyn shares an intense and considered performance – creating a new narrative within the story, breathing new life into the legacy of a great master. The Ballade is available at Naxos and digitally on most platforms.

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> Buy audio or video on Amazon

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Challenge Life's Definitions

Gwendolyn Masin is one of today‘s significant concert violinists. She is also a highly-regarded educator, author, artistic director and lecturer. Read about her story from child prodigy to full-fledged artist.

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Gwendolyn plays Dinicu

Gwendolyn leads her students and players from the Young European Strings School of Music in Grigoraş Dinicu's Hora Staccato with her customary badinage and vivacity to present an electrifying and captivating performance.

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The Laboratory

Thus named by her students due to Gwendolyn's approach to conveying knowledge and encouragement of her students' search for their own voice.

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VIVA GAIA: Singing the praises of the Festival's 2016 edition

In its eighth year in Switzerland, Gwendolyn's GAIA Music Festival has received more attention than ever. Outstanding musicianship and sold-out concerts bear witness to this.

> Review in Der kleine Bund (PDF)
> About GAIA

The second edition of GAIA in Geneva takes place in January 2017.

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GAIA CloseUps: Interview with Gwendolyn Masin

The violinist, founder and artistic director of GAIA speaks about the festival's objectives and why it inspires participating musicians and their audiences.

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Teaching / Geneva

Haute École de Musique de Genève / Dates

Lessons, Masterclasses, Class Concerts, Public Exams. *Gwendolyn fosters an open-door policy. Auditors always welcome.

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Remembering the Future of Violin Performance

“Violin Teaching in the New Millennium" is a collection of stories about music, violinists and violin performance – involving intrigues and anecdotes, revealed secrets and unpublished interviews given by some of the leading lights of the classical music world.

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