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The concept of value

Value.  A word with a myriad of connotations.  A word that has been bandied about so often as to be practically stripped of any meaning. And yet, value is a word at the very center of everything we attempt to offer here at Encore.  Through our beginning rental plan,...

New hair for your bow?

All string players have experience with the inevitable task of rehairing your bow.  Even the best hair does not last forever and a bow with excessively stretched hair or too many hairs missing can potentially cause harm to the bow.  How do you know when it is time to...

Versum SOLO cello A-string and D-string

For the large portion of the years I’ve been playing the cello, the Larsen (and then Larsen Soloist) A and D strings have been the professional standard for cellists.  Many people continued to successfully use other strings, but cellists rarely bought whole sets...