Wehling has been making high-end bows that help players minimize their effort (while maximizing their power) and color their tone for more than 20 years
The story of the development of Tourte's bows—now the gold standard in bow design—illustrates the interplay of influence among bows, instruments, and musical style.
Kazuto Fukuda was the first Japanese bow maker to contract with a leading American dealer when he signed a deal with Wurlitzer in 1969.
State of the Heart(wood): With Pernambuco Conservation Efforts Underway, Makers Search for Other Bow-Wood Options
Pernambuco is renowned as the perfect wood for making bows. What many string players don’t realize is that pernambuco is becoming increasingly rare.
Bow bugs live, breed, and feed in your violin case—and they're more common than you might think. Here's how to identify the problem and what to do if you find them.
Having a relaxed bow hold is not only good for our playing, but also for our bodies. Here are a few tips on how to best achieve a relaxed bow hold on violin or viola.
There is something lovable about unusual bows, as strange as they may be.
Bows have undergone an amazing transformation over the centuries, varying in size, shape, material, and function. Understanding the history will help guide you in your quest for just the right style of bow for you
The company’s new Chroma experience is meant to give violinists, violists, and cellists the chance to customize their own bows as a reflection of their technique & style
By Philip J. Kass | From the November-December 2020 issue of Strings magazine My first article for Strings, back in the late 1990s, was about English bows a... Read More...