Strings Magazine March/April 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Summer Adventure Features & Departments Feature: The Importance of Beethoven 250Feature: Augustin Hadelich’s New Recording of Czech MusicFeature: Louis Michot and the Heart of Cajun MusicSpecial Section: Celebrating String Adventure!Your Instrument: The Story on Soundpost CracksStage & Studio: The Life of a Freelance MusicianFor the Record: Luka Sulic’s 4 SeasonsRep Prep: Popper’s Gavotte in …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine March/April 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Beyond Flattops An exploration of resonator, baritone, and archtop guitars: what they are, who makes them, who plays them, and why On the Cover: How I Learned to Make Guitars Eight modern luthiers—steel- and nylon-string and archtop makers—talk about their origins and more Features and Departments Guitar Talk with Antoine Boyer, the young jazz …

Ukulele Magazine Spring 2020 Issue Preview

**Bonus Distribution: Winter NAMM 2020 Special Focus: Uke on Film! The ukulele has turned up in a surprising number of movies through the years. Sandor Nagyzalanczy offers a lively look at the instrument’s film legacy from the early days of “talking pictures” to the present!  Features and Departments The Strange Case of Tiny Tim: this unusual …

Strings Magazine January/February 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Adult Amateurs Adult Amateur String Players on their Musical Lives Features & Departments 5 Minutes with violist Richard O’Neill, newest member of the Takacs QuartetFeature: Considering the Impact of the Grammy AwardsFeature: Approaching the Auction MarketFeature: The Lasting Legacy of Jeno Hubay’s Teaching StudioWhat’s in the Case: Ursula Sarthein’s StradYour Instrument: Things Your Repair Person Has Heard a Million TimesStage …

Acoustic Guitar Magazine January/February 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Top Gear of 2019 The AG editors look back on the year in gear, focusing on trends and technology.  On the Cover: Molly Tuttle The modern bluegrass guitarist and singer-songwriter Molly Tuttle gives an exclusive lesson on the techniques behind her picking prowess. Plus, a full transcription of Tuttle’s instrumental “Super Moon.” Features and Departments …

Strings Magazine November/December 2019 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Vintage Instruments & Bows A look at Fingerboards/Neck Setting Gasparo de Salo PrimerHow to Handle Cracked Ivory Tips Features & Departments 5 Minutes with 18-year-old violinist Laura Kukkonen, who debuted at the Hollywood Bowl with Ray ChenFeature: Black ViolinFeature: Miro QuartetFeature: Instrument as Real EstateWhat’s in the Case: Violist Ursula SarntheinTales of the Trade: …