The Strad August 2015 issue is out now
Win Itzhak Perlman’s Complete Warner Recordings
Never practise for more than five hours per day, says violinist Itzhak Perlman
The secrets of violinist Dorothy DeLay’s teaching methods
Why no Gold Medal violinist at this year’s Tchaikovsky Competition?
7 tips for improving your scales
Violinist Nigel Kennedy on Bach, Hendrix, and why he thinks music students should skip college
What to play when trying out a new stringed instrument
12 ways to encourage children to practise
Are conservatoires preparing young string players for the music world?
Put your ears to the test: can you pick the Stradivarius violin?
Why do so many orchestras lag behind the beat?
Cellist David Finckel's 10 habits of successful musicians