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The Magic of E-Strings!

Monday, July 10, 2017

Of the four strings on the violin, the E-string is unique. With the exception of baroque violin E-strings, which are generally made from plain gut, the violin E-string is made from steel, offering very different characteristics than the other three…

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American String Company Introduces New Violin Strings For Students

Monday, July 10, 2017

At D’Addario, we believe that our success comes from treating our customers like family. Partnering with educators, and listening to their needs, shaped our goals for developing the Ascenté violin set.

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Are your Strings Real or Fake?

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

There have been rumors about counterfeit strings for violin, viola, cello, and bass infiltrating the market for at least a decade. When I heard of "counterfeit strings", I mostly imagined packaging that looked like it came out of an Inkjet printer, and…

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Why Own an Instrument Stand for Your Violin, Viola, or Cello?

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Pretty much every musician has a music stand, but not every musician has an instrument stand. Have you thought about the benefits to owing a violin stand or a cello stand? Here are four things to think about!1. Motivation to Practice. Having the…

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Violin Accessories: Must-Have Accessories for Outdoor Gigs

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

As the weather gets nicer, many musicians find themselves playing more gigs outside. From weddings to dinner parties, do you have what you need to make sure that you don’t get blown away while you’re playing outside?A Sturdy Music StandI can’t tell you…

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Thoughts on Music Stands

Friday, May 11, 2012

Having trouble finding the music stand you need? Here are my personal favorites!

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