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Resources For String Instruments

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 resources you need. If you don't find what you're looking for, call us...we're here to help.


These are helpful and informative articles for the beginning 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.

Articles About JSI

Buying a Contemporary Instrument is an article in Strings Magazine quoting Matthew Fritz, director of sales and acquisitions at Carriage House Violins.

Johnson String Instrument: The Best of the Best Carefully Selected Just for You is an article featured on Mass Realty.

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.

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!

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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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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Johnson String Project

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

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JSI Blog

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

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

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