Instruments, Bows, and Gear

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.
anita graef with cello

A Beginner’s Guide to Tuning Your Cello

Tuning should be the first activity you complete with your cello every day, or every time you get the instrument out. Here's a beginner's guide to tuning your cello.
a row of violins hanging on display at Winter NAMM 2019

How Do You Take Care of a Violin?

Do you know how to take care of a violin? Here are 7 ways to treat your instrument with respect, love, care and protect it from harm.