Instruments, Bows, and Gear

Sticky Business: How Rosin Is Made

Sticky Business: How Rosin Is Made

Could any violinist rosin up with raw pine sap? What is rosin, anyway? Here's a look at how rosin is made and why it's essential for string players.
A Guide to Buying Violin and Viola Cases

A Guide to Buying Violin and Viola Cases

Shopping for a violin or viola case doesn't have to be a daunting task. Here are some things to look for in a violin or viola case, ranging from $75 to $1,800.