A Little More About Violins and Violas

Best Wall Decoration 2024: Mendini 500+92D Violin by Cecilio

Overview The Mendini 500+92D beginner violin by Cecilio is a worthy inclusion on any list of products that make great wall decorations. It is a very pretty thing to look at. If you are purely looking for a decorative violin shaped object that will never be played,...

Top 8 Gift Ideas for Violin and Viola Students

It is that time of year again! Or maybe it isn't and you are reading this in the middle of summer for someone's birthday. Either way, gifts are needed and a student violin or viola player is the intended recipient. What do you do? Below are a list of top...

Gliga Review: 2024’s Classic Beginner Violin & Viola Maker

Overview Gliga Violins has been in business for some 30 years now, making beginner instruments in Romania and shipping them to students all over the world. Their violins and violas are known for having a darker, richer tone than many other beginner violin and viola...
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Great for One Thing – Fiddlerman Carbon Fiber Bow Review

Lots to say about the $70 Fiddlerman Carbon Fiber violin bow, but I will cut to the quick. This bow is perfect for one particular kind of person: beginner beginners (no, that was not a typo). Intermediate beginners, advanced beginners, and musicians would be well...
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Violin & Viola Strings and Things According to your Budget

A brief run down of what kind of violin and viola strings, bows, cases and rosins you should buy according to the budget you are trying to work within.

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2024’s Eastar Violin Review: Buyer Beware

The Eastar violin on Amazon is not a safe buy for you or your child. I explain why and where to look, instead.

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2024’s Best: Franz Hoffmann Violin & Viola Outfit Review

Shar’s Franz Hoffmann beginner violin and viola outfits are currently the best outfits around. Here’s why.

4 Reasons to Not Buy a Full Size Violin Before You Need It

There is a better way to do things than this. Here are the problems buying a full size violin before you need it and what to do instead.

Top 8 Gift Ideas for Violin and Viola Students

It is that time of year again! Or maybe it isn't and you are reading this in the middle of summer for someone's birthday. Either way, gifts are needed and a student violin or viola player is the intended recipient. What do you do? Below are a list of top...

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