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This Community Is Moving

Dear Member,

After many years of operating this website, we’ll be ceasing its operations on July 31, 2016.   We’ll continue the conversations and sharing news of the string world at and through our social media channels at Facebook, Twitter, and…


Posted by Strings on June 28, 2016 at 11:00am

Violinist Augustin Hadelich Wins First Grammy Award

Violinist Augustin Hadelichtook home his first award at the…


Posted by Stephanie Powell on February 23, 2016 at 9:32am

IMSLP to Offer Paid Subscription Service

Posted by Stephanie Powell on January 6, 2016 at 12:03pm

Itzhak Perlman Wins Genesis Prize, Dudamel Conducts ‘Star Wars,’ and More

  • Violinist Itzhak Perlman has been awarded the 2016 Genesis Prize, which is worth $1 million. The prize is awarded annually…

Posted by Stephanie Powell on December 17, 2015 at 4:07pm

Video Exclusive: Annie Moses Band 'In the New World'

In a Strings exclusive, six-sibling string ensemble the Annie Moses Band has released a music video from its latest album, American Rhapsody (Rhino Warner Classics), titled “In the New World." Violinist and vocalist Annie Wolaver Dupre answers a few…


Posted by Stephanie Powell on December 2, 2015 at 3:15pm

Norman Pickering: The Patron Saint of Sound

A giant in the strings world, Norman Pickering, died last week at age 99. Learn about how important he was to music in this Shop Visit from our November/December 2003 issue.…


Posted by Stephanie Powell on November 23, 2015 at 1:51pm — 2 Comments

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Welcome to All Things Strings, where you can connect with fellow string players, teachers, and members of the string trade, and with the editors, contributors, and readers of Strings magazine and its companion website. Please create your personal or business profile (or one of each) and become an active participant in our community by blogging, chatting, and taking part in discussion forums . . . post your own videos, photos, and music files . . . and join (or create) groups where you can share your interests and activities with like-minded people. And please, be in touch with me and other members of the "Strings Staff" Group to let us know what you want from, and for, our unique online community . . .

Thanks for coming,
David A. Lusterman, Founder and Publisher, Strings


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