Teen Strings - No. 2, Spring 2006


High School Confidential
21 tips on getting an edge at a college music-program audition By James Reel

Goal Tending
John Henry Kruer finds that music keeps him on track By Greg Cahill

Plenty of Pluck
Cellist Lindsay Mac lets her fingers do the talking By Tiffany Martini

Untypical Teens
Triste Sin Richard crafts chamber music with a punk twist By Gabe Meline

Let's Get Digital
Video-game scores have come a long way since the blips and beeps of the '80s By Tiffany Martini


Test Your Classical Knowledge Think you know a lot about musical history? See if you know these five weird facts about famous composers
Strings 101 Learn to obey the speed limits while navigating your fingerboard

My Turn
String Power You don't think string playing can change the world? Read on! By Caeli Smith

Practice Tips
Creative Woodshedding Avoid drudgery to make better use of your pratice time By James Reel

Did You Know?. Itzhak Perlman myth

Music to Play
Bohemian Rhapsody A string quartet arrangement of the song that made Wayne and Garth famous By Elisa M. Welch

Sound Advice
Got tone? Sound advice from the experts on improving your tone production By Sarah Freiberg

Did You Know?. New York Philharmonic Kidszone

Sage Advice
What I've Learned Hillary Hahn's advice for young string players: Be yourself By Hilary Hahn

Plugged In
The Fab Five Essential FX every electric stringed-instrument player should own By Gregory Walker

Did You Know?. Fans believed Paganini was possessed by the devil

Sound Advice
Instrument Care 101 Installing and caring for strings By James N. McKean

Wicked Cool Stuff
Wicked Cool Stuff The i-Maestro Project contemplates the classroom of the future; plus Sibelius software, a Ted Brewer electric violin, a moveable finger pattern chart, and Music in a Box By Tiffany Martini

Mixed Media
Mixed Media A Simpsons string arrangement, a new CD spotlights Mozart boy wonder, Sony Records debuts in DVD-Audio, and more

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