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Resources For String Instruments

Music Resources

Whether looking for a summer music camp, help with choosing the right instrument string, finding a job, or learning about the "Mozart Effect", you need to look no further. We strive to offer the string instrument resouces you need. If you don't find what you're looking for, call us...we're here to help.

Articles

These are helpful and informative articles for the begining player who hasn't held a violin yet to the player looking for help with choosing a new string. We are here to help you with any string instrument question or request you have.

Bitten By The Bug
Learn about and eliminate bow-hair-eating dermestids.

Careers For A Changing Marketplace
A good read about careers in music.

Choosing Rosin: Take the confusion out of finding the right rosin.

Choosing Strings
A comprehensive 6-part guide to selecting the right strings.

Ear Training
How games and exercizes can help with ear training.

Evaluate Violin Makers
What to look when evaluating a maker's work.

From Horse To Bow
An interesting article about the hair on your bow.

Mozart, Music, & The Mind
Is it possible to jump-start your baby's mental development?

Overuse injuries
These painful injuries are largely preventable.

First Steps To Reading Music
A short guide to giving students the help they need.

Do You Have A Strad In Your Attic?!
Help with identifying your instrument.

Violin Basics
A short guide for the beginner.

JSI Media

This page contains the videos from our online music initiative providing instruction, product demonstrations, performance, and social events!

Summer Music Camps

Find the music camp or retreat perfect for you. There are camps listed for children and adults.

If you run a camp or know of one that we should list, let us know and we'll list it here.

Summer Music Camps In the US
Find the perfect music camp located in the United States.

Summer International Music Camps
International string music camps and activities.

Teacher Services

For over 35 years JSI has provided teachers with exceptional customer service. By offering the best rental program in the country, a vast selection of new and antique instruments and bows, sheet music, method books, teaching aids, and every imaginable stringed instrument accessory, we help teachers maintain their teaching studios.

Teacher Services
Find out all about our Teachers' Personal Online Store, Rental Program, Sheet Music & Books, Sales Instruments & Bows, and how to get it all delivered freeing you up to teach music.

Teachers: Opt-in to the JSI Online Teacher Directory! The zip code search engine allows students to search for string teachers within a specified geographical area.
Go to "My Account" to log in, then "Update Your Profile" to fill in your teaching information. Then, click the box to be included in our teacher referral program.

Students: Easily Find a Teacher Near You! Go to "My Account" to log in and begin your zip code search!

Useful Links

We depend on you to provide us with links to interesting sites so everyone can benefit from your hours of searching. This area will be changing as it develops so check back. Please email links@johnsonstring.com to submit any links you may have.

Link With Johnson String
Do you have a site that we should be linked to? Would you like to link to Johnson String Instrument on your site? Just follow the simple instructions here.

Associations and Journals
Informative information for teachers and players alike.

Cello Interests
Communities, societies, clubs and other related sites for cellists and cello enthusiasts.

General Interests
Just about anything that doesn't fit neatly into one of the other categories! Includes sites for conductors, chamber music information, music schools, and much more.

Jobs at Johnson String Instrument
We are always looking for talented people. Check out what jobs are available with us.

Jobs
Check out this link for 100's of jobs.

Just For Fun
Though not music oriented these links go to websites that we just like!

Luthier Interests
Supplies, training centers, informational resources and other sites of interest to instrument makers.

Musical Instruments
Resources for players and builders of other musical instruments.

Music-Related Organizations, Schools, and Libraries

Teacher Interests
Discussion groups, jobs, anecdotes, associations and other info and community sites for music instructors.

Viola and Violin Interests
Care and Maintenance, jokes, community sites and resource links to additional sites for violinists and viola players.

Worldwide Orchestra Links

We think that our Worldwide Orchestra Links pages just might be the most comprehensive string instrument concert listing on the web!