New cello-shaped violin cases from Bobelock

One of the most popular “fun” accessories in the shop is cello-shaped violin and viola cases.  The fun shape, range of colors, and ability to be accessorized with stickers are all part of the appeal.  When I got the news that Bobelock was introducing a...

Butler Cello Day 2019

As many of you know, I was a cello performance major at Butler University (class of 2000) and studied with Dr. William Grubb.  He hosts Butler Cello Day each fall and has been kind enough to include Encore Orchestral Strings.  I have the opportunity to bring items to...

ALL of Indiana…and beyond

I love serving my customers in central Indiana.  For most of them, weekly school visits mean I can take care of their repair needs and their accessory needs whether or not it’s convenient for them to come to the shop.  If they’re shopping for an important...

David Folland cello no.221 is here!

I just returned from Northfield, Minnesota after a memorable visit with master luthier David Folland.  He recently completed the cello we ordered from him and it was finally time to play it!  One of the special aspects of this cello is that we provided David beautiful...