CodaBow Pay-it-Forward Giveaway


Our lucky winners were Linda W. from Martinsburg, WV and The Friends of Music, Linda’s choice organization to receive the 2nd bow offered in the Giveaway. The Friends of Music generously donated their winning bow to a promising young musician, Dorian H.

Walker, Hemerick, Barkus

Linda W., Dorian H., and Neal B. (Friends Board President)


AD16 Codabow Giveaway Diamond GX

  • Winner gets: CodaBow DIAMOND GX Model violin, viola, or cello bow
    • MSRP: $845-$1,015
  • Winner gets to choose school or institution to get: CodaBow DIAMOND NX violin, viola, or cello bow
    • MSRP: $430-$520
  • Total Retail Value of Giveaway:   $1,275-$1,535

Winner Receives DIAMOND GX

As the crown jewel of the DIAMOND Collection the DIAMOND GX embodies the unrivalled marriage of timeless craftsmanship and industry-first technology. Designed for professionals, the GX offers performance once reserved for only the finest pernambuco bows.

  • Premier Performance
  • GlobalBow Design
  • Lifetime Warranty

Codabow Logo Tag AD16

School or Institution Receives DIAMOND NX

The shared dream of master makers and professional teachers, the DIAMOND NX offers advanced performance for serious players Agile and accommodating, the NX elevates advancing players to new levels.

  • Advanced Performance
  • Custom Slide Inscription
  • 10-year Warranty

DIAMOND NXCBI404_WebStills_Violin_Diamond NX



GIVEAWAY RULES: No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Entrants must be 18 years or older. Each entry must be individually submitted using the Official Entry Form at and received by March 22, 2016; facsimiles may not be substituted. Prize drawing will be made on or around March 29, 2016. The grand prizes will be fulfilled by Codabow within 60 days of receipt of winner’s written acceptance. Employees of Strings magazine, and Eastman Strings are not eligible to win. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Limit one entry per person. Strings magazine reserves the right to notify the winner by mail or by e-mail and to identify the winner in the magazine as well as the Strings website and Facebook page. International entrants, please note: If the winner is resident outside the United States and Canada, he or she is responsible for all shipping, customs, and tax costs. In the event that an international winner is unwilling or unable to cover these costs, he or she will forfeit the prize and a new winner will be selected at random. Giveaway entrants may receive information from Strings, and Codabow.  For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Eastman Strings 2016 Giveaway, c/o Strings magazine, 510 Canal Blvd, Suite J, Richmond, CA 94804. This offer ends on March 31, 2016. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner. No prize substitutions are permitted.