One year in, by all accounts, Juilliard’s new satellite campus in Tianjin, China looks like it's going to shift expectations of what a music school can be.
Gewa's Air Luthier cases. designed in collaboration with violin makers, are made in Germany and available only through luthiers.
After 17 Years in the Pacifica Quartet, Violist Masumi Rostad Records a Passionate Solo Album in Lockdown
With his debut solo album, former Pacifica Quartet violist Masumi Rostad assembled a balanced collection of meaningful pieces to traverse the full range of the instrument.
How Barnabás Kelemen and Nicholas Kitchen Use iPads to Gain Deeper Insight Into the Music in Their String Quartets
Barnabás Kelemen, of the Kelemen Quartet, and Nicholas Kitchen, of the Borromeo Quartet, detail how their use of iPads allows them to always use full scores.
When Covid is over, will we return to the “old normal” in music education, or will teachers choose to keep some of the new tech skills we learned along the way?
By Laurence VittesThere was a time not so long when pain seemed to go hand-in-hand with left-hand flexibility on the violin and viola. What was once a warr... Read More...
Idagio’s Live Compare technology switches seamlessly between different recordings of a work as the music continues to play uninterrupted.
By Laurence Vittes | From the September-October 2021 issue of Strings magazineWhile orchestras of all sizes are framing their return to live performances b... Read More...
BY LAURENCE VITTESYou've got your instrument, it's in tune, and you're ready to start playing the violin, but what are the correct finger positions? There'... Read More...