Violist and pedagogue Bruno Giuranna heads up an issue focused on teaching, in which we investigate the tuition of string quartets, the value of apprenticeships, and methods of teacher-training. Jean-Guihen Queyras gives a guide to Elgar’s Cello Concerto, there’s a practice diary from bassist Waldemar Schwiertz and Zakhar Bron lists his favourite things.
In their 2012 book 'From the Stage to the Studio', Cornelia Watkins and Laurie Scott give practical advice to help young musicians become more confident in teaching
The renowned violist talks to Ariane Todes about his educational influences, and shares some of his guiding principles
Most professional musicians will end up teaching in some capacity – so more colleges should offer courses that foster educational skills, say Cornelia Watkins and Laurie Scott