Guitars in the Classroom Honors String Letter

Guitars in the Classroom founder Jessica Baron presented Acoustic Guitar magazine and String Letter Publishing an award at Winter NAMM 2016 in recognition of the company’s “enduring vision and generosity.” String Letter is a founding sponsor of the arts organization. Accepting the award at the Anaheim Hilton were Classical Guitar magazine managing editor Stephanie Powell […]

Santa Cruz Issues Game-Changing Strings

At the Summer NAMM show in Nashville, Santa Cruz Guitar Co. unveiled its new line of Parabolic Tension Strings. The decade-long project is based on the idea that tension, rather than gauge, is what determines each string’s optimal relative volume; therefore, tension-based string sets will be most effective at driving complex acoustic tones and will […]

Stringletter Appoints New Strings Editor

Megan Westberg, Managing Editor of Strings since 2005, moves to a new role as the magazine’s Editor on September 8, succeeding long-time editor Greg Cahill, who retains his positions as Stringletter’s Editorial Director and Editor of Acoustic Guitar. Westberg has been a consistent key contributor to the development and extension of the Strings brand. She compiled and edited several books in the […]

New Products Galore at Summer NAMM

Hosted once again in the vibrant city of Nashville, the Summer installment of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade show offered a chance to see and play a wide variety of interesting new products, from entry-level instruments to high-end, investment-grade instruments. Click here to see our Summer NAMM video collection! As usual, Martin […]