The Strad February 2016 issue is out now
7 views on repetitive practice
Varying my warm-up routine is essential for performing success, says violinist Natalia Lomeiko
Ask the Experts: how effective are instrument case humidity gauges?
‘I’m exhausted by the time I reach the Sibelius third movement,’ says violinist Leonidas Kavakos
Cellist Alban Gerhardt on the importance of open string practice
10 ways for orchestral musicians to protect their ears
Violin jokes: who’s laughing now?
7 tips for perfecting purfling
The Strad Technique: Michael Frischenschlager’s Violin Scale System
The harmonious string quartet – a balance of four personality types
The secrets of violinist Dorothy DeLay’s teaching methods
Put your ears to the test: can you pick the Stradivarius violin?
Cellist David Finckel's 10 habits of successful musicians