The Annual Holiday Sale | Instruments, Bows, Cases, Sheet Music, Accessories, Strings & More! See the Sale
Attention Holiday Shoppers | Important information about inventory and shipping. Learn More.

Holiday Hours & Shipping Cut-Off Dates

These dates are all subject to change, so shop early to make sure everything arrives on time!

Want to get a head start on your holiday shopping? Here are a few important things to note:

While our online store has never been busier, high demand paired with global supply chain issues may mean that we’re running low on some of the products you’re looking for right now. Our advice is to SHOP EARLY. If you see what you want, don’t wait — buy it while it’s in stock. We’re here to help you through this holiday season, and we’ll keep you updated throughout our holiday sale. Thank you for your patience!

Holiday Hours

  • Closing at 3:00pm on November 24
  • Closed on November 25
  • Closed on December 24
  • Closed on December 25
  • Closed on January 1
  • Our storefront and phones will be closed on January 10 & January 11

Holiday Shipping

Shipping deadlines are provided to us by our shipping partners. Actual delivery times may be affected by delays during shipping.


  • Ground: December 14 by 1pm EST
  • 2nd Day Air: December 22 by 1pm EST
  • Next Day Air: December 23 by 1pm EST


  • Priority Mail: December 18 by 1pm EST
  • First-Class Mail: December 17 by 1pm EST

Additional Resources

Carriage House Violins

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

Learn More


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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

JSI Blog

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

Learn More


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

Learn More