No. 68, March 1998
Does Entering Competitions Give Makers an Edge? By Jessamyn Reeves-Brown.
Nice 'n' Easy Does It
Jazz fiddler Johnny Frigo has weathered the ups and downs of a remarkable career with grace and humor. By Darol Anger and Matt Glaser.
Summer Study '98
A time to master techniques, explore new repertoire, and meet new colleague.
By Jana Luckey De Mita.
By Elizabeth Dossa.
By Hollis Taylor.
By Edith Eisler.
Summer Study Listings
NEWS & NOTES
A Cutting-Edge Viola Makes Waves. SF Symphony player Don Ehrlich champions the new design of David Rivinus' violas. By Darcy Lewis.
Notation programs By Dylan Schorer.
Finding a publisher
To Our Readers. Query about the origins of a metal bass.
Letter from the Lesson Room. An adult beginner describes the problems and rewards. By Susan M. Barbieri.
Preventing Overuse Injuries: The Power Is in Your Hands. Avoiding repetitive stress injuries and other playing hazards. By Darcy Lewis.
Guerini's Forgotten Cello Sonatas. Finding a forgotten piece. By Sarah Freiberg.
Pinnacles and Possibilities: The 1997 Market in Review. Roundup of the year at retail and auction. By Jessamyn Reeves-Brown.
Southern Pleasures. Florida's Hot Music Scene. The concert season in the Miami area. By James Roos.
Reading Violins. Recent Books Tell Us Something--But Not Everything--About Stringed Instruments. Books on violin makers and violin fraud. By James N. McKean.
Sentimental Journey. Sixty Years of Historic Broadcasts from the New York Philharmonic. A new release of historic NY Phil radio broadcasts. By Edith Eisler.