Thomastik-Infeld is celebrating the Dominant’s golden anniversary by launching a new, related string set: the Dominant Pro.
Call it love at first sight. At age nine, after watching a demonstration of Saint-Saëns’ “The Elephant” from The Carnival of the Animals, British musician Toby Hughes knew he had to have a double bass.
I’m the leader of the international touring band Dirty Cello. As COVID-19 shut everything down, I made it my mission to keep playing and performing. And we found a way.
For conservatory-trained string players who came of age in the 1980s and ’90s, a new score from Philip Glass could be met with a wary eye. In the past 15 years, however, Glass has produced a spate of solo string works that has won him new converts.
D’Addario triggered a few shockwaves earlier this year when he announced that his New York–based business had acquired the Super-Sensitive Musical String Company.
If you are considering planning an outdoor concert, what kinds of safety protocols should you follow? Here are 11 suggestions you’ll want to keep in mind.
While we’re grappling with uncertainty and fear during this unprecedented time, many of us are also facing a new challenge: free time. Here are 7 strategies to help you handle uncertainty and use your free time more effectively.
A Bird’s-Eye View: Violist Violist Nicholas Cords Offers Comfort and Connection with New Solo Release ‘Touch Harmonious’
While Nicholas Cords has appeared on several recordings with Brooklyn Rider and the Silkroad Ensemble, this latest solo endeavor spotlights his musical personality at its most virtuosic and at the same time intimate.
By Strings StaffIn this exclusive preview provided to Strings magazine, Yo-Yo Ma describes the moment when, as a 16-year-old visiting the Marlboro Music Fe... Read More...
Strings caught up with violinist and educator Tom Stone, the New Eureka Chamber Music Series co-artistic director, about the challenge of returning live chamber music performances after a year of lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic.