On the Cover

Violinist Christian Tetzlaff

Special Focus: “Strings, Cases, Accessories”

  • Crowdsourced: Do you change your rosins with the seasons?
  • Crowdsourced: Case essentials: what can’t you leave home without?
  • How to select new strings.

Features and Departments

  • Special Feature: Cellist Sonia Wieder-Atherton.
  • Special Feature: Violinist Christian Tetzlaff.
  • Special Feature: Fiddler Andrea Zonn.
  • What’s in the Case: Rachel Mercer’s Guillami cello.
  • Ask the Expert: Can I get a big sound from a smaller viola?
  • Master Class: Schubert Quintet in C major.
  • Strings 101: memorization methods and the Detaché bow stroke.
  • Teaching Strings: keeping teens motivated.
  • Bonus Distribution: Winter NAMM 2016.

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by October 16, 2015
  • Advertising materials due by October 23, 2015
  • Issue on sale December 8, 2015


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