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Spring Cleaning Sale | through April 30 | Strings, Sheet Music, Books, Cases & More!

New Product Arrivals

  • Carlisle Cases

    Behind every Carlisle case are quality and craftsmanship that meet the demands of frequent travel. With multiple styles to choose from, standard features include matching blanket, no-fail bow spinners, two carrying straps, D-rings for backpack carry, and much more. Professional models include digital hygrometer/thermometer.

  • Velocity Bows

    Blending traditional performance with innovative carbon fiber technology. The Velocity series of performance bows are available in four progressing levels ranging from the durable Artist model to the professional Voyager model featuring a proprietary graphite-fiber shaft that best mimics the playing character of advanced level bows.

  • Medallion Strings

    Medallion strings are designed in the U.S. and manufactured in China expressly for Echo Bridge Music. Medallion steel strings for violin and cello provide a clear, resonant sound in a student level string. They are stable, durable and a perfect rental fleet string. The Medallion Synthetic strings for violin and viola offer a rich and complex sound, break in quickly, and are economically priced.

  • Pirastro Korfker Shoulder Rest

    The Pirastro Korfker Rest is designed to complement the timeless beauty of the violin. It is the first shoulder rest to use bendable maple tone-wood which can be carefully adjusted to the shape of the player's shoulder. The end members offer extensive and precise personal adjustment of position, height, and tilt. The minimal use of rubber improves the sound characteristic, letting your instrument vibrate freely.

  • CelloGard Cello Stand

    Every year accidental knockovers cause thousands of dollars to damage to cellos lying unprotected on their sides. In the worst cases, cracks to the sound post area can permanently destroy the tone quality, beauty, and value of these unfortunate instruments. The celloGard is a small stand that stabilizes cellos resting on their sides and protects them against dangerous knockovers.

  • Wittner Zuerich Chinrests

    The Wittner Zuerich chinrest, large size for 4/4-3/4 violin, is center mounted but played at the side. Designed in cooperation with the Zurcher Zentrum Musikerhand, Department for Music Physiology, Musicians' Medicine and Health Prevention of the Zurich University of the Arts, the Wittner Zuerich has an adjustable height and tilt. Made of ''high-tech'' composite material and is non-allergenic. Smooth lip for added comfort and separate legs have an easy-to-install secure fitting.

  • Virtuoso Viola Strings

    New from Larsen Strings, the Virtuoso Viola set consists of a new D, G, and C string inspired by the firm foundations of the tried and true A string, also included in the set. The Virtuoso Viola D, G and C strings build upon a synthetic multi-filament core and are wound with pure silver. Available in Medium and Soloist variants, choose the set that suits your needs! The Medium set delivers a rich sound texture while the Soloist is more focused and brings greater volume to the instrument.

  • Yamaha THR5A Amp

    Designed from the ground up to be the perfect amplifier for when you are not playing live, the THR5A is perfect for everywhere you play that isn't on-stage. Yamaha's advanced modeling technologies have the THR5A optimized for use with both electric-acoustic and silent instruments.

  • Yamaha THR10 Amp

    Designed from the ground up to be the perfect amplifier for when you are not playing live, the THR10 is perfect for everywhere you play that isn't on-stage. The standard model THR10 sounds great in a wide range of genres, whether played delicately with a clean sound, or with a more edgy distorted tone.

  • Leatherwood Bespoke Rosin

    Leatherwood Bespoke Rosin's founder, Andrew Baker has emerged as a craftsman in the world of rosin artistry, designing signature rosins as a vehicle to enhance connection between instrument and player. Leatherwood Rosin is available for violin, viola and cello in crisp and supple recipes. All Leatherwood Bespoke Rosin is handcrafted in Australia and ethically sourced using natural ingredients.

  • 3D Greeting Cards

    These new 3D greeting cards are really special. Each card stands upright and has a blank area for your message. Any violin, guitar or ukulele player will love these!

  • Our New Gift Cards

    Our newly designed gift cards are available in a variety of denominations and can be used at Johnson String Instrument and Carriage House Violins...online or in-store.

Additional Resources

Carriage House Violins

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

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

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