Here we take a minute to demystify fine tuners on stringed instruments. How many fine tuners should you use? And which type is best? Read on to find out more
Instruments, Bows, and Gear
Bow hair does break and stretch, and eventually stops engaging the string. Here's what to look and feel for to know if it's time to have your bow rehaired.
Here are some ways to find cello bliss from a panel of experts who offered their advice on shopping for a cello under $5,000.
By Richard Ward A little bit of knowledge can go a long way for the bow shopper When you go bow shopping, be sure and bring your own violin, vio... Read More...
Choosing a bow can be a daunting task, given the multitude of products on the market. Here are several simple points to consider when you venture off to visit your local dealer in search of the perfect stick to suit your needs.
What is rosin? Why is rosin important for a stringed instrument? Here's the answers, plus how to choose the right rosin for your stringed instruments.
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.
18 starter violin outfits—bow and case included—that cost $1,500 or less By Heather K. Scott Students first learning the violin often start with a school ... Read More...
18 starter violin outfits—bow and case included—that cost $1,500 or less by Heather K. Scott Students first learning the violin often start with a school ... Read More...