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  • Oberlin Acoustics Workshop

    VSA Oberlin Acoustics Workshop 2015


    Each year for one week, the international violin making community gathers at Oberlin to discuss the latest findings in acoustics under the guidance of researchers and renowned makers. Tying in with the new Making Matters article in our October issue, on the Oberlin Bow Making Workshop and its project ...

  • Nikolai Kittel bow

    How do you copy a Kittel?


    Nikolai Kittel remains one of the most enigmatic bow makers, so when the assembled talents at this year’s Oberlin workshop set about making copies, they uncovered a host of interesting points, as Robert Ray explains


    The Strad October 2018 issue is out now


    Hilary Hahn recorded her first disc of Bach when she was a teenager. Now, two decades on, she returns to complete the set