Greg Cahill

Greg Cahill

Luthiers Without Borders: On the Road to Guanabacoa, Cuba

By Carl Applebaum Editor’s Note: In 2015, President Barack Obama announced a renewal of diplomatic relations with Communist-controlled Cuba. In February, the White House announced that Obama next month will visit the island, becoming the first US president to venture…

Made in China, Played in the USA

By Louise Lee The quality of Chinese-made bows is improving, but for some, doubts remain It wasn’t so long ago that a string player wouldn’t pair a fine European-made stringed instrument with a bow crafted in China. But a year…


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Kronos Quartet at 40: The Birth of a Titan

As ensemble marks its 40th anniversary, ‘Strings’ charts the formative years of the group that reinvented the string quartet “I’ve always wanted the string quartet to be vital, and energetic, and alive, and cool, and not afraid to kick ass,…