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Frans Helmerson

The Teacher

Bigger-than-life cellist and educator Frans Helmerson dispenses tailor-made, no-nonsense advice to his students By Inge Kjemtrup After a week of wa... Read More...
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The Copycats

 A copy of a fine stringed instrument remains a passionate and practical choice for many musicians By Richard Ward In 2007, Bonnie Hampton, who has... Read More...
Ole Kanestrom

Great Bows Under $4,000

With a little shopping and research, savvy bow shoppers can find great bargains from contemporary makers By Richard Ward Looking for a great bow? T... Read More...
Lisa Batiashvili

Bach & Beyond

Lisa Batiashvili is promoting Escaich concerto for violin and oboe By Laurence Vittes These days, among the array of young soloists clamoring for p... Read More...