Rodney Friend

5 benefits to teaching online by violinist Rodney Friend


Ahead of a new online violin academy and masterclass series that he is running later this month, the Royal Academy of Music professor and former New York Philharmonic concertmaster explains the advantages of the online teaching format

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The Strad July 2020 issue


We celebrate the centenary of the great American violinist Isaac Stern with a closer look at his chamber music performances and recordings. There’s an in-depth examination of the 1694 ‘Benecke’ Stradivari violin – an exceptional example of the master’s ‘Long Pattern’ period. Plus, leading soloists talk about writing their own cadenzas.


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