As Featured

Articles and Interviews featuring James McKean, as seen in the Wall Street Journal, Strings Magazines, and others. All titles link out to the original articles. 

 
 
 McKean arching a cello back (PHOTO: JEREMY LIEBMAN FOR WSJ. MAGAZINE)

McKean arching a cello back (PHOTO: JEREMY LIEBMAN FOR WSJ. MAGAZINE)

Fine-Tuned (Wall Street Journal Magazine - April 2017)

A new generation of New York-based luthiers is bringing the art of violin making into the future.


Preserving the Legacy of the Luthiers (Epoch Times - Feb. 2017)

An exploration of the violin world from antiques to a contemporary maker - James McKean and Rare Violins of New York.

 Instruments at Rare Violins of New York in Manhattan, New York, on Jan. 9, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

Instruments at Rare Violins of New York in Manhattan, New York, on Jan. 9, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)


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Interview with James McKean (Strings Magazine - Dec. 2016)

An interview with the maker, from the December issue of Strings Magazine.