On the Cover

Instrument Cover*

Special Focus: Annual Buyer’s Guide

  • Gear Required for City Living: mutes, electric instruments, headphones, cases, etc.
  • How to Purchase a Fraction Instrument (and when to step up to the next size)
  • Changes in the Auction Market and the Consequences for the Consumer

Features and Departments

  • Mostly Mozart Turns 50
  • Silk Road Ensemble and their new CD, Sing Me Home (Masterworks Broadway)
  • Feature: Augustin Hadelich/Dutilleux 100th birthday
  • Tales of the Trade: Andrew Carruthers
  • Your Instrument: the role of the bass bar
  • What’s in the Case: Alexander Hanna
  • Rep Prep: Czardas/Long Shifts
  • On My Music Stand: Afa Dworkin
  • My Studio: Miranda Wilson
  • For the Record: Francesca DePasquale

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by April 22, 2016
  • Advertising materials due by April 29, 2016
  • Issue on sale June 14, 2016


*subject to change
*pictured: Yamaha YEV Violin, featured in our “Gear Required for City Living” special focus article
**for more information, please contact Cindi Kazarian