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Viva La Musica Shoulder Rests

Posted by Eric Hook on Feb 15, 2011 10:13:00 AM

SHAR now carries a full line of solid wood Viva La Musica shoulder rests for violin and viola.  These ergonomically-designed shoulder rests are all fully adjustable for height and width, and they have a unique lateral adjustment system which gives a custom fit on your shoulder. The ribbed rubber feet secure the shoulder rest with the minimum amount of contact with your instrument, which gives you the best resonance and projection.

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Topics: Violin, Viola, Shoulder Rests

Liebenzeller Rosin, for Violin, Viola, and Cello

Posted by Eric Hook on Jan 17, 2011 1:00:00 PM

There's been lots of buzz online about Liebenzeller rosin, and now it's finally available again in the US from SHAR!

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Topics: Rosin, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

SHAR Apprentices - now hiring!

Posted by Eric Hook on Jan 11, 2011 3:55:00 PM

Do you play the violin, viola, cello or bass?  Are you looking for a full time job that starts in Summer 2011? If you are a player with a degree in music performance (violin, viola, cello or bass), music education, or music business and are interested in helping our customers, we'd like to hear from you.

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Topics: SHAR Apprentice

Suzuki Community Mourns the Loss of Leader and Mentor, John Kendall

Posted by Eric Hook on Jan 9, 2011 3:02:00 PM

John Kendall, who brought the Suzuki Method to the US in the 1950s, has passed away at 93. He had lived in Ann Arbor for the past several years, following his son here, Christopher Kendall, dean of the school of music at U of M.

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Topics: Suzuki, Education

Violin Bows and Pernambuco conservation

Posted by Eric Hook on Jan 9, 2011 2:43:00 PM

SHAR is pleased to be a GOLD sponsor of the International Pernambuco Conservation Initative.

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Topics: Bows

The Bow Issue - violin, viola, cello, bass and carbon fiber bows

Posted by Eric Hook on Jan 9, 2011 2:42:00 PM

If you've already received your January catalog from SHAR, you will have noticed that it's the Bow Issue.  A new bow can have a fast and dramatic effect on your playing for a relatively modest investment.

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Topics: SHAR, Bows

Welcome to the SHAR Blog

Posted by Eric Hook on Jan 9, 2011 2:05:00 PM

With the start of the New Year, we are launching our new SHAR blog.  You will find frequent updates on new products for violin, viola, cello and bass; special offers and news of interest to the String Community such as string organization events (ASTA, SAA, Youth Orchestras), SHAR's support of the community and other happenings.

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Topics: SHAR, String Community

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