We have recently learned that the http://northfloridatpo.com/planning-studies/tip/ Moses Brown School in Providence RI is forming a community orchestra! The school is looking for adult players who are learning violin, viola, cello, or double bass at the beginner or intermediate levels. You can read more about this exciting opportunity, including the rehearsal schedule, contact information, and download the registration form by clicking the following link: HERE.
This Juzek Viola (16″) has a deep and resonant sound, cherry golden varnish, and a lovely one-piece back. Come into the shop Tuesday to Thursday 12-6pm, Friday 12-5pm, and Sat 1-3pm to try out this viola! Click here for product details.
The Stradivari ‘MacDonald’ Viola!! One of only 10 surviving Stradivari violas, the ‘MacDonald’ is valued at $45 million. The viola went up for auction at Sotheby’s this spring, but bidders failed to meet the asking price. If it had sold, it would have surpassed the current auction record of $15.9 million for Stradivari’s ‘Lady Blunt’ violin. The ‘MacDonald’ was owned and played by Peter Schidlof of the Amadeus Quartet until 1987. Now the […]
The name Ernst Heinrich Roth has long been synonymous with quality. This viola is as striking in tone as it is in https://www.rifleman.org.uk/dev/wordpress/?p=356 appearance. Made in Bubenreuth-Erlangen, Germany in 1969 by Ernst Heinrich Roth, this 17″ viola has a clear, bold sound that lends itself well to performing. The viola is a Stradivari 1720 copy, and has an incredibly open, sonorous quality. The red-brown varnish of this viola is very clean and evenly applied. Come into the shop, […]
Resident luthier and fiddle aficionado Armand Aromin is selling his soulful 16.5″ viola at the shop! Armand graduated from the North Bennet Street School in 2013, and is now actively making instruments and working at McCarten Violins. Check out his website here. Aromin’s viola was made in Boston in 2013 during the final year of his training. It is a copy of Andrea Guarneri’s ‘Conte Vitale’ 1676 viola. The instrument has great projection, […]