Why no Gold Medal violinist at this year’s Tchaikovsky Competition?
Ask the Experts: should players separate technique and musicality when preparing a piece?
The Strad July 2015 issue is out now
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
How to help music students with sightreading
6 ways to improve left-hand flexibility
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