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Instruments

We have an extensive selection of beautiful antique, modern, and shop-made instruments. We also offer a Create Your Own Outfit option with any full-size instrument to make your important purchase more affordable. See something you like? Call us to schedule an appointment or arrange a trial shipment!

String Instruments

Bows

We carry a wide variety of bows to fit your needs from high-end Brazilian workshop to the finest antique and modern bows. We also offer a wide selection of carbon fiber, carbon composite, and fiberglass bows. See something you like? Call us to schedule an appointment or arrange a trial shipment!

String Instrument Bows

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 String Instuments

Guitars & Fretted Instruments

We carry electric instruments from today’s leading brands, including Eastman, Guild, Cordoba, and AJ Series, so you can be assured you are getting the best quality instrument for the price.

Fretted Instruments
Instruments & Outfits under $5,000

Johnson String Instrument enjoys special relationships with some of the top stringed instrument workshops in the world. Order a free trial today!

Violins
Violas
Cellos
Basses

Carbon Bows

String players are recognizing the new synthetic bows as valuable musical tools. We carry the top brands in the industry.

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Electric 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.

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Repair, Restoration
& Adjustment

Under the direction of John Dailey, the workshop is prepared to handle everything from basic maintenance and tonal adjustments to major repairs and restoration. All repairs are fully guaranteed.

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Featured Instruments

Each month our Sales staff pick an instrument to spotlight for our clients.

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Featured Bows

Each month our Sales staff pick a bow to spotlight for our clients

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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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