On the Cover

George Walker or Vilde Frang

Special Focus: Buyer’s Guide

  • What to consider when looking to buy an instrument as investment
  • The Market for Intermediate-Advanced Students Step-Up Instruments
  • My Dream Home Studio: How would these players design and outfit their ideal home work space?  With Ulysses Quartet, thatviolakid, Lara St. John, Maya Beiser

Features and Departments

  • Vilde Frang releases new album of encore-type pieces
  • 2Cellos on new album release Score
  • Tales of the Trade: Eric Meyer’s handmade pegs and fittings
  • Your Instrument: Neck Movement by Jim McKean
  • What’s in the Case: Jean Luc Ponty
  • For the Record: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas about Ports of Call
  • Rep Prep: Caeli Smith
  • On My Music Stand: Cellist Robert deMaine, principal cello of the LA Philharmonic
  • My Studio: Daniel Levitov, cellist on faculty at Gettysburg College and The Peabody Institute Preparatory
  • Letter from India (Juilliard 415)
  • Dorothy DeLay Centennial

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by April 27, 2017
  • Advertising materials due by May 4, 2017
  • Issue on sale June 20, 2017
*subject to change