Choosing The Right Shoulder Rest

Using a shoulder rest for your violin or viola is not mandatory and is mainly about personal preference.  Even though you do not necessarily need one to play violin or viola, we can absolutely help you choose the right shoulder rest for you! Using a shoulder rest is...

The Indianapolis

Every 4 years something special happens here in Indy; The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.  2018 marked the 10th quadrennial meaning that this competition has been in place for 40 years!  I had the pleasure of first experiencing the IVCI as a high...

R-O-Y-G-B-I-V

You may be asking yourself what the colors of the rainbow have to do with orchestral string instruments… CASES!  Yes, we have an abundance of “cello shaped” Tonareli cases for violin and viola currently in the shop that includes almost every color of the rainbow and...