**This Issue Will Receive Special Distribution at ASTA 2018**

On the Cover: Antoine Tamestit

Special Focus: Summer Study Guide

  • Diving into a Chamber-Music Intensive
  • Programs that Commission Music for Participants
  • Develop Your Teaching, Violin Making, or Compositional Skills

Features and Departments

  • Itzhak Perlman Documentary Hits Theaters
  • The Enduring Power of Debussy’s Violin Sonata, 100 Years Since His Death
  • Violist Antoine Tamestit Explores the Role of his Instrument
  • What’s in the Case: Sarah Chang’s Guarneri del Gesù
  • Tales of the Trade: Leonardo Frigo’s Hand-Painted Violins
  • Your Instrument: Rib-Bending Technique
  • Tech Support: Vibrato Brush-Up
  • Stage & Studio: How to Practice Projection
  • For the Record: Nune Melik’s Hidden Treasures Project

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by December 22, 2017
  • Advertising materials due by January 5, 2018
  • Issue on sale February 20, 2018
*subject to change