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Luthier Korinthia Klein offers tips to players on keeping instruments in good shape as the seasons change. She illustrates the importance of keeping a level-headed, informed approach when dealing with minor instrument and bow ailments, in an aim to empower players to become responsible caretakers for their instruments.

Check out Korinthia’s article Basic Maintenance: Avoiding instrument carnage as featured in our January 2021 issue.

Korinthia’s book My Violin Needs Help!: A Repair Diagnostics Guide for Players and Teachers is available from her website.

Photo credit: Itzel Avila