Taming the unruly search for a new stringed instrument
When it gets down to it, do violins and fiddles really differ?
6 things you need to know to determine whether your prospective violin, viola, cello, or bass is setup correctly
A parent’s guide to renting or buying a violin, viola, cello, or bass for school
Learn the ground rules before you commission a violin, viola, cello, or bass
Thinking of commissioning a stringed instrument? Or just buying a new stock item? Modern-maker exhibits offer a chance to compare the wares and even meet the luthiers
Not just for dilettantes, the fretted violin can expand what is possible for violinists
Do colored instruments detract from the orchestra experience? Teachers debate what to do when a student shows up to class with a purple violin
Players, makers, and dealers can be inspired by ‘new maker’ events
Advice from the experts on buying an affordable student instrument or bow. And what's up with those cheap eBay fiddles anyway?