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 …

Strings Magazine July/August 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Buyers Guide Features & Departments Feature: The Legacy of Isaac SternFeature: Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards Tap into a New SoundFeature: Niel Gow’s Enduring Influence on Scottish FiddlingFeature: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin Releases Recording of Handel’s Concerti grossiSpecial Section: Buyer’s GuideOn My Music Stand: Elena Urioste’s COVID-19 Recording ProjectA Guide to Mantuan MakersStage …

Strings Magazine May/June 2020 Issue Preview

Special Focus: Contemporary Instruments & Bows Features & Departments Feature: The Rise of the Contemporary American ComposerFeature: Violinist Lara St. John Tackles the Franck and Kreutzer SonatasFeature: Top Players Offer Tips on Keeping Kids Engaged with MusicFeature: Who Was Sevcik, and Why Do We Still Use His Exercises?Special Section: Contemporary Instruments and BowsYour Instrument: Picking a Cello Endpin StopperStage & …

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 …

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 …

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: …