Instruments, Bows, and Gear

Violin Case Guide

The Violin Case Buyer’s Guide

Here are the features you can expect to find on a violin case priced under $500, as well as some examples of models available on the market today.
violin strings and bridge

A Guide to Choosing the Right Violin Strings

These days, string players face a multitude of choices when it comes to picking violin strings. Here's how to eliminate the guesswork and find the perfect strings for your instrument.

How to Play the Cello

10 lessons to sharpen your cello-playing techniqueBy Greg CahillPlay Cello with Less Effort in 6 Easy StepsThink about this, cellists... Read More...
stringed instrument bow hair care - Bow tip

Stringed Instrument Bow Hair Care Tips

The everyday basics of bow care could be reduced to three simple rules: be careful where you set it down, keep it clean, and loosen the hair when you’re not playing.