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2106, 2017

Summer Schedule

Muni Strings will be closed June 27th - July 6th 2017 for summer break and workshop reorganizing. We will be open again on Friday, July 7th at 10am. Please e-mail us during our closure if you have any questions, concerns or issues that develop. We will contact you as soon as possible once we [...]

1306, 2017

Types of Figured Maple Used by Violin Makers

Although the vast majority of violins, violas and cellos are constructed using the same species of wood they can vary greatly in appearance. The tops are always made from spruce while the ribs, back and necks are almost always made from maple. While spruce maintains a similar look among different specimens, the figure in maple [...]

2005, 2017

Carbon Fiber Bows

For centuries wood bows have been used to play stringed instruments. Though many species have been used, pernambuco from the Pau-Brasil tree is king. The unique combination of strength and elasticity allows the bow to be strong and nimble enabling nuanced expressions by the player. Due to centuries of over harvesting, the Pau-Brasil [...]

803, 2017

Muni Strings gets a new look for spring!

This is the official blog for Muni Strings, LLC.  We are excited to announce that our new responsive website has been re-designed for 2017.  The new site is responsive and mobile-friendly for those visitors using mobile devices. Please browse our site or call us to learn more about our services. May the luck [...]