viola

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New Chamber Orchestra Opportunity for New Learners!

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 […]

What’s worth $45 Million…?

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 […]

Featured Instrument: Roth 17″ Viola!

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 […]

Featured Instrument: Armand Aromin’s 16.5″ Viola!

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 […]