**This Issue Will Receive Bonus Distribution at the Sweetwater GearFest**

Special Focus: Standard Repertoire with Traditional Roots

  • Understanding folk influences in Bartók’s quartets, Grieg’s violin sonatas, and Ginestera’s evolving compositional language

Features & Departments:

  • Searching for Stuff Smith’s Sound
  • The Cleveland Orchestra Turns 100
  • Yuga Cohler’s Path to the Podium
  • What’s in the Case? Mischa Maisky’s 1720 Domenico Montagnana cello
  • On My Music Stand: Baroque expert Monica Huggett tackles Matteis’ Alla Fantasia
  • Stage & Studio: An exploration of cello and bass stools
  • Tech Support: Master the art of straight bowing
  • Shop Talk: Notes from bow maker Ralph Ashmead
  • Letter from a Cruise Ship

Key Dates:

  • Advertising reservations due by March 23, 2018
  • Advertising materials due by March 30, 2018
  • Issue on sale May 15, 2018
*subject to change