SHUTDOWN SKILL SERIES

If you're planning on using more time alone at home to practice your instrument, master new techniques, or explore your own creativity, this series of how-to articles is for you.

ESSENTIAL HISTORICAL RECORDINGS

KEEP CONNECTED

Keep Connected chronicles the ways in which string players and organizations are supporting and keeping in touch with their audiences or students throughout the global coronavirus pandemic quarantine.

LATEST STORIES

Mr. Tourte, I Need a Bow! How the Tourte Design Became the Model for the Modern Bow

As modern players now recognize, Tourte’s bows, with a few small additions, have become the gold standard in bow design. But Tourte’s model is the culmination of a protracted search for a bow responsive to a variety of musical demands. The story of its development illustrates the interplay of influence among bows, instruments, and musical style.