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CelloBello Lessons & Discussions

CelloBello Lesson with Paul Katz: Sitting Posture
CelloBello Lesson with Paul Katz: Tchaikovsky Rococo, Theme
CelloBello Lesson with Paul Katz: Tchaikovsky Rococo, Variations 1 & 2 (Bow)
Paul Katz and Carriage House Violins: A Discussion About Endpins


How to Size a Child for a Violin, Viola, or Cello
How To Change A Violin (Or Viola, Or Cello) String
How To Use Violin, Viola, Cello & Bass Bow Rosin
How To Get Started With Your New Electric Violin

Learning to Play

Choosing a stringed instrument
JSI Rental Program


Walden Chamber Players Young Artist Competition 2013
Concert Montage From Carriage House Violins & Carriage House Violins


Project STEP & Johnson String
The La Scala Instruments at Carriage House Violins


The Bow Series

Introduction to the JSI Bow Series
An Introduction to String Instrument Bow Strokes
Selecting a String Instrument Bow
How A Bow Is Made

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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