No. 282, October 2018

No. 282, October 2018

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Special Focus: Teen Strings


Gold Standard

The award-winning Calidore String Quartet’s latest album highlights art resulting from conflict

By Inge Kjemtrup


Element of Surprise

The Martin Hayes Quartet reflects on its first album and prepares for an upcoming US tour

By David Templeton


An Evolving Relationship

Kim Kashkashian’s recording of Bach’s Cello Suites reflects a lifetime of careful contemplation

By Brian Wise


Rock the House

Maine Youth Rock Orchestra offers teens a look into a world of professional possibilities as a working musician

By Cristina Schreil


Prep Work

Two violin makers offer advice
on the path to lutherie school

By Cristina Schreil


Lesson Learned 

8 teens on their most memorable learning experience

Compiled by Stephanie Powell


Editor’s Note


News & Notes

Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster suspended in wake of sexual misconduct allegations; plus Milestones; 5 Minutes with violinist Areta Zhulla; and more


Shop Talk

Eric Benning describes the magic of making an instrument


What’s in the Case?

Cellist Jan Vogler on the lessons he’s learned from his 1707 ‘ex-Castelbarco, Fau’ Stradivari


Tales of the Trade

Mountain Voice Soundwoods, supplier of Engelmann spruce, searches for the perfect tonewood


New Products

Boveda offers two-way humidity management for instrument cases


On My Music Stand

Violinist Anna Marie Williams of the Neave Trio on Roussel’s underperformed Piano Trio


Tech Support

Tired of the same old cello études? A little research unearthed a treasure trove


Stage & Studio

Recovering onstage after a mistake, and how to prepare your pieces to help avoid it



For the Record: Kittel & Co. blends genres and strategies on 'Whorls.' In Print: Corelli’s Sonatas for viola offer an imaginative palette of sound, and more.

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