No. 70, May/June 1998

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1998 Education Guide
How to plan a musical education

Choosing a School
Seven steps to help you figure out where you belong By Yvonne Caruthers

College Bound
Students share tips on the application process By Sarah Freiberg

The Road Taken
Is a liberal-arts degree for you? Or do you belong in a conservatory? By Caroline Coade and Jana Luckey De Mita

Music School Directory
North American Colleges, Universities, and Conservatories

 

News & Notes

Bell in Pictures. Josh Bell commissions The Red Violin and plays on the soundtrack By Timothy Pfaff

Q&A
How to find a teacher By Edith Eisler

Two-piece violin plates -- their construction and strength By Joseph Grubaugh and Sigrun Seifert

To Our Readers. Query about finding out-of-print salon transcriptions

Letter From
Letter from Eastman. A second-year viola student describes conservatory life By Leanne M. Rabesa

Practical Musician
From Dreams to Reality: A Practical Approach to Your Career. How to make a career happen By Rozanna Weinberger

Play It!
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason's "Lovers' Waltz". How they came to write the piece, with the music to play By Hollis Taylor

On Stage
Scenes from New York Debuts and Tributes in the Winter Season New York concerts By Edith Eisler

In Print
Hagen's Homages The Solo String Works of Composer Daron Hagen Review of new string music By Russell Platt

On Record
Brave New World New World Symphony Stakes Out Fresh Ground A look at the Miami-based group and their recordings By Timothy Pfaff

Short Takes
Nordisk Sang By Darol Anger

Nocturnes for Violoncello Solo, by Thomas Allen LeVines By Sarah Freiberg

From Bach to Bebop Recordings Bach cello suites, Yehuda Hanani By Edith Eisler

Georg Solti's memoirs By Timothy Pfaff

Violin Improvsation Studies No. 9, vol. 2, ed. by Anthony Barnett By Stacy Phillips

Market Report

Contemporary Instruments Come into Their Own. The growing venues for examining newly made instruments and meeting luthiers By Mary VanClay

Bringing Home Bernstein. The sale of Leonard Bernstein's amber-handled baton By James M. Keller

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