On the Cover

George Walker & Christian Howes

Special Focus: Fiddlers and Fiddling

  • Alasdair Fraser on the elements of Scottish fiddling
  • Cape Breton style by Katie McNally
  • Darol Anger on bluegrass style

Features and Departments

  • American Masters: George T Walker Turns 95
  • Christian Howes and15 years of his Creative Strings Workshop
  • Edgar Meyer, Yo-Yo Ma, and Chris Thile record Bach Trios
  • Tales of the Trade: Eric Meyer’s handmade pegs and fittings
  • Your Instrument: What to do about a cracked tip
  • What’s in the Case: Baroque bassist Melissa Slocum
  • New Products: Music Jot from Mona Lisa Sound
  • Rep Prep: Caeli Smith on Brahms Viola Sonata in F minor
  • On My Music Stand: Miranda Wilson on Beethoven’s Cello Sonata in A major
  • Onstage: Manhattan Chamber Players
  • My Studio: Daniel Levitov, cellist on faculty at Gettysburg College and The Peabody Institute Preparatory
  • Stage & Studio: Home studio recording basics
  • Curtain Call: Johnny Gandelsman

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by March 17, 2017
  • Advertising materials due by March 24, 2017
  • Issue on sale May 9, 2017
*subject to change