The Jacoby cello is here!

If you’ve been following this blog, you’ve already read about how excited I’ve been in anticipation of the arrival of a cello by Christopher Jacoby.  He began work on this instrument while in Lincoln, Nebraska and finished it in his new workshop in...

The newest member of the Encore family!

While leaving the details to Regina, I wanted to celebrate the arrival of the newest member of the Encore/Paige’s family! Regina had a beautiful baby boy today and will be home with her family for the next three months. We’ll miss her while she’s...

New Eastman acoustic/electric!

It’s always fun when new product concepts arrive and Eastman just sent me the first of a new line of acoustic/electric instruments.  The violin I currently have in the shop is one of their Andreas Eastman line but they plan to expand it up the line to include...

The next generation

My oldest daughter asked to come to work with me this morning.  She’s been coming to Paige’s since before she could walk…and she’s been running around the store ever since she could walk!  Up until today, her visits have been purely for fun...