Electric String Instruments

We carry electric instruments from today’s leading brands, including Yamaha and NS Design, so you can be assured you are getting the best quality instrument for the price. Want to make sure your acoustic instrument is heard? Check out our amps, pre-amps, and pickups.

Electric Instruments

Electrify Your Acoustic

We have the solution for electrifying your acoustic instrument. From a temporary slip-on design to a more permanent bridge pick-up, our selection from Fishman, Headway, Realist, and others for your violin, viola, cello, and bass will let you be heard loud and clear.

Pickups, Preamps and Amplifiers

Bows

We carry a wide variety of bows to fit your needs. In addition to wonderful antique and modern makers we carry high-end Brazilian workshop bows. We also offer a wide selection of non-wooden bows such as carbon fiber, carbon composite, and fiberglass. See something you like? Call us to schedule an appointment or arrange a trial shipment!

String Instrument Bows
Electric Instrument Strings

Brands that have been specifically designed to capture the nuances of today's electric instruments.

Violin
Viola
Cello
Bass

Cases & Gig Bags

We are well-known for our wide selection of cases in a variety of price ranges. We carry popular, high quality brands in a variety of price ranges to ensure that you find the right protection for your investment.

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Accessories

We carry all of the accessories you need for your instrument. From rosin and strings to instrument stands and polish, we’ve got you covered.

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Sheet Music

We offer an extensive sheet music selection from several genres of music, including Classical, Jazz, Broadway Musicals and Movies, Rock & Roll, and more. If you're just learning, take a look at our Suzuki School section and other beginner's sheet music and books. We even have reference materials, posters, and CD's.

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Cello & Bass Stands

Specialty stands designed to make playing your electric cello or bass easier and with less stress to your upper body.

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Electrify

We have the solution for electrifying your acoustic instrument. From a temporary slip-on design to a more permanent bridge pick-up, our selection from Fishman, Headway, Realist, and others for your violin, viola, cello, and bass will let you be heard loud and clear.

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Electric Instrument Videos

Additional Resources

Carriage House Violins

Carriage House Violins

Located in Newton, Massachusetts, Carriage House Violins is the instrument sales division of Johnson String Instrument.

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Resources

JSI
Resources

Whether searching for a job, learning about the "Mozart Effect," looking for a summer music camp, or choosing the right instrument string, you need look no further.

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The Johnson String Project

Johnson String Project

A charitable foundation whose goal is to provide high-quality instruments to children who live in underserved communities and who are participating in El-Sistema-inspired programs in Massachusetts.

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The Johnson String Blog

The
JSI Blog

Information and helpful articles about the music and instruments we love.

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JSI Media

JSI
media

Helpful "how to" videos and useful information about JSI and the products and services we offer.

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