On the Cover

Anne Akiko Meyers

Special Focus: Contemporary Instruments & Bows

  • Luthiers on wood selection (Jonathan Cooper, David Folland, Collin Gallahue, Paul Crowley)
  • VMSA (Violin Making School of America) journal
  • Virtues of a carbon-fiber bow (CodaBow, Arcus)

Features and Departments

  • Anne Akiko Meyers on commissioning Mason Bates concerto.
  • Four soloists who have turned to conducting.
  • Terry King on Piatigorsky’s Legacy.
  • Your Instrument: cracks and open seams.
  • Ask the Expert: Electric Violin (wood choice).
  • What’s in the Case: Pieter Wispelwey.
  • Master Class: Haydn Lark Quartet.
  • Strings 101: Spiccato Repurp.

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by January 15, 2016
  • Advertising materials due by January 22, 2016
  • Issue on sale March 8, 2016


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