"Violinist.com Interviews, Volume 2" features exclusive, one-on-one interviews conducted over the last six years with 26 of today's best-known violinists: Midori Goto, Gil Shaham, Hilary Hahn, James Ehnes, Rachel Barton Pine, Augustin Hadelich, Ray Chen, Tai Murray, Anne Akiko Meyers, Julian Rachlin, Aaron Rosand, Daniel Heifetz, Jennifer Koh, Philippe Quint, Daniel Hope, Lindsey Stirling, Alexander Markov, Frank Almond, Nathan Cole, Deborah Borda, Daishin Kashimoto, Rachel Podger, Jinjoo Cho, Terry Borman, Ning Feng, Mayu Kishima and Vera Tsu Weiling. Laurie Niles' in-depth interviews paint a wide-ranging picture of the various lives of a diverse group of violinists from four continents, including soloists, orchestra leaders, a baroque specialist, an orchestra CEO, a pop culture phenomenon and even a seasoned violin-maker. "Laurie has done an astonishing job of capturing each person's voice and personality," writes the award-winning violin soloist and recording artist Rachel Barton Pine in her foreword. "The story of the violin is still being written. Laurie Niles, with this volume of interviews, makes a remarkable contribution to our shared history."