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Violin and Viola Interests

  • Alexander Technique - Greater Boston area
    Learn how to play with ease - free of tension, pain and performance anxiety. For over 100 years the Alexander Technique has been used by musicians worldwide to improve performance.
  • American Federation of Musicians
    Check out the website for the largest musician's union in the world! Link up to other sites, such as musician's health, players conferences and more!
  • Befiddled
    A children's novel about a 13-year-old violinist heroine.
  • Care and Maintenance of Your Violin
    Terrific site dedicated to violin care and information.
  • Catgut Acoustical Society
    The CAS Forum of the Violin Society of America. The CAS brings together researchers in musical acoustics, violin makers, composers, string players, and lovers of the music they make.
  • Karen Iglitzin | Violinist, Music Teacher and College Advisor
    Karen consults in many and varied areas of life, from college planning to life-coaching. She is also available for music coaching for string ensembles, and training for music teachers. Karen is known as an avid fiddler and improviser.
  • LearningViolin
    To connect people within the string instrument community worldwide, to share useful information, to help students find teachers, and have fun!
  • Montagnana Books
    Montagnana Books has the most extensive collection of violin and string instrument books available, including books about Stradivari and Guarneri, violin making, violin makers, violinists, violists, and cellists, and rare and collectible books by Hill, Doring, Roda, and others.
  • mrfiddle's Violin & Fiddle QuickTime Movies, MIDI Files, and More 2006
    Site for violin/fiddle students of all ages.
  • Snow Violin
    Snow Violin offers a broad selection of fine stringed instruments ranging from quality student models to professional level models.
  • The American Viola Society
    The American Viola Society (AVS) is an organization headquartered in Dallas, Texas that promotes interest in the viola by encouraging performance and recording at the highest artistic level, by the continued study and research of our instrument and its repertoire, and by providing a vehicle for the ongoing development of the fraternal bond among violists.
  • The Violin Man
    Established in 1997 and serving Violin Players from around the world with their great selection in the best Violin, Viola and Cello Strings, Professional Luthier Tools, Bows, Cases, Electric Instruments and collection of Fine Violins.
  • The Violin Society of America
    The Violin Society of America is an organization of people interested in the Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, and their Bows and the making, restoring, playing, history, acoustics, buying/selling and collecting of these instruments.
  • The Violin Tutor - Practice Software for Windows
    Use your PC to play Scales, Arpeggios, Exercises, Tunes and much more. It's like having a teacher help you with your practice, everyday. Improves intonation and rhythm.

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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