Seminar: The Violin – What it is and How it Works

We are pleased to announce that we will be presenting a seminar titled during the 2018 EPCOT the International Festival of the Arts! Daniel Muni will be presenting on the how violins are constructed and why they work. The talk will include live demonstrations as well as explanations about what contributes to the violin's unique sound [...]

2018-01-25T10:41:41+00:00 January 20th, 2018|

Types of Bow Hair Available for Rehair

When rehairing a bow we offer six standard varieties of horse hair, each with a different shade and texture. We only use natural horse hair that is never bleached or treated with harsh chemicals. It is hand sorted for texture, thickness and length. Since color and texture is correlated, the smoother hairs are white and coarse [...]

2017-11-03T13:44:36+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|

Posture Pegs for Cello

Some cellists feel restricted by the location of their C and G pegs while playing. The pegs can hit their head, pull hair and cause them to subconsciously lean their neck forward while playing. These frustrations often result in tension, discomfort and limited artistic expression. Ergonomic Posture Pegs have been developed to solve this problem. Players who [...]

2017-10-12T17:47:16+00:00 October 10th, 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 can vary [...]

2017-06-18T11:17:59+00:00 June 13th, 2017|