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Off to Anderson University

Later today, I’ll be headed north to Anderson University during their summer string camp.  Throughout the year I have the opportunity to give talks to college students as well as high school and middle school students.  Teacher and professors ask me to speak on...

Wireless system for our Yamaha electrics

In the past, the one drawback to trying an electric instrument in Encore is that you were tethered to the amplifier by a traditional guitar cable.  No more!  We are breaking in the Line6 Relay G10 wireless system and should have it all dialed in the next couple of...

Cello cases in *almost* every color!

Having a wide selection of cello cases in stock is almost as important to us as having a wide selection of cellos and bows.  A hardshell cello case serves many important functions…and can also be a lot of fun!  We see so many professionals and students using...

New electric instrument trial amp

Yamaha has a great little amp they were using at the NAMM show in January to demonstrate the great qualities of their YEV series electric violins.  I knew we HAD to have one for the showroom so that our customers who want to rock out on the electrics have a way to do...

Picture day

I love looking at photos of instruments.  Old instruments.  New instruments.  Instruments in the process of being made.  There is just something about the wood, the varnish, the outline, and the craftsmanship that enthralls me.  Over the past twelve years, Tim Gee...