**Special Advertising Section: Holiday Gift Guide**

On the Cover

Leonidas Kavakos

Special Focus: Trends & Trendsetters of 2017

  • Joshua Bell on children’s books and virtual reality
  • BAM: where fashion meets function
  • Musicjot: easy notation software
  • Innovative new materials in bowmaking with Michael Duff
  • Editor’s Picks – Holiday Gift Guide: A Year in Mics

Features and Departments

  • American Masters Series: John Adams
  • Leonidas Kavakos on new recording Brahms Piano Trios with Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax
  • Tales of the Trade: Music Librarians
  • Your Instrument: Wood choice
  • What’s in the Case: Amit Peled on playing Casals’ cello
  • For the Record: Alina Ibragimova on new Mozart recording
  • On My Music Stand: Anne Akiko Meyers
  • Rep Prep: Determining tempo in Bach cello suites
  • My Studio: Bryan Hall
  • Stage & Studio: Tackling Stage Fright

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by September 29, 2017
  • Advertising materials due by October 6, 2017
  • Issue on sale November 21, 2017
*subject to change