Strings Magazine January/February 2021 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Adult Amateurs Features & Departments: Feature: Yo-Yo Ma Releases New Album, Songs of Comfort and HopeFeature: The Enduring Fascination with Composers’ InstrumentsFeature: Ezinma Fuses Classical and Contemporary Sounds in Classical BaeFeature: Glancing through the History of String Stars and AdvertisingSpecial Section: Adult Amateur Players5 Minutes with Sheku Kanneh-MasonArtists Who Run their own LabelsBrush Up Your BariolageAndrew […]

Acoustic Guitar Magazine January/February 2021 Issue Preview

Special Focus: The Year in Gear AG’s annual survey of the best new guitars and accessories introduced in 2020  On the Cover: Ben Harper  Catching up with the singer-songwriter, who recorded his latest album, Winter Is for Lovers, using a one-of-a-kind Monteleone lap steel Features, Lessons & Departments Guitar Talk: British singer-songwriter Lianne Le Havas on the role […]

Strings Magazine November/December 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Vintage Instruments & Bows Features & Departments: Feature: Violinist Damien Escobar Finds Creative Solutions to Pandemic RestrictionsFeature: Can Streaming Ever Pay?Feature: Celebrating Jazz Violinist Ginger SmockFeature: The Beethoven Quartet’s Close Ties to ShostakovichSpecial Section: Vintage Instruments & BowsStrings’ Holiday Gift GuideSan Francisco Symphony Musician Serenades an Audience of OneHow to Record Small Ensembles RemotelyBrush Up […]

Acoustic Guitar Magazine November/December 2020 Issue Preview

**Andreas Lawen Photo Special Focus: Acoustic Guitar in the Time of COVID-19 Readers—amateurs, professionals, and teachers among them—weigh in on their musical experiences during the global pandemic. On the Cover: Al Di Meola  Ali Di Meola opens up about his new album of Beatles tunes, uncovering more of the magic he made with John McLaughlin […]

Strings Magazine September/October 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Education Guide Features & Departments: Feature: Major Arts Organizations in the Midst of COVID: Planning the SeasonFeature: Cellist Thomas Mesa Tackles a Host of New CommissionsFeature: Violin Makers Investigating New, Sustainable MaterialsFeature: Niel Gow’s Enduring Influence on Scottish FiddlingSpecial Section: Education GuideHow Are College Music Programs Handling the 2020–21 School Year?What It’s Like to Play […]