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Scala Corta Cello

What is Scala Corta Cello? Scala Corta Cello is a regular 4/4 size cello with an ultra-short string length of 655mm. A regular 4/4 cello has a string length of 690mm-700mm and a regular 7/8 size cello has a string length of 675mm-680mm depending upon the model. Is it a 7/8 or 3/4 size cello? No, the body length is that of a standard […]

Violin Bridges – 6 things to look for

All violin bridges are not created equal. Here are 6 important qualities to look for to ensure that yours is done properly.

Sound of violin reveals “different world” to Brooklyn teen

Seeing the Light

Looking for a little holiday spirit? Check out the Atlanta Philharmonic this Saturday, December 6th! Concert begins at 7:30 at North Decatur Presbyterian Church and featured soloists are Michael Heald and Betul Soykan.

Lessons In Your Home

Need to enrol your child in private lessons, but can’t be in multiple places at once? Check out Metro Music Makers! Allison Boyd, founder, has created an affordable solution for so many busy parents in the metro area. Click here for more information. Contact Us

How the string vibrates on a violin in slow motion

Check out this awesome slow-motion video of a violin G-string.  Notice how the energy travels in a circular motion once it gets going.  Wow!        

Copenhagen Philharmonic Flash Mob

Copenhagen Philharmonic, also known as the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra, performs Griegs Peer Gynt as a treat for Copenhagen Metro passengers.

Shark Week: Vitamin String Quartet

It’s a bad week to be a seal! In honor of Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, enjoy Vitamin String Quartet’s tribute to the Jaws main title and first victim.

Philippe Quint performing Corigliano’s Red Violin Caprice

Refining his musical talent at a young age, Russian musician Philippe Quint performed for the first time at the age of nine.  His love for his instrument and his craft are evident when he takes the stage with his charisma and Stradivarius. Enjoy this captivating performance of Philippe Quint playing Corigliano’s Red Violin Caprice.

Back To School Checklist – Are You Ready For Class?

With the rise of the new school year, children are excited to get new pencils and notebooks while parents are scrambling to be sure they have everything on their back-to-school shopping list.  From paper and folders to hole punch reinforcements and correction fluid, parents and students alike don’t want to forget anything, but are you […]

How It’s Made: Violins

How do luthiers go about making violins and other string instruments? While the process is much more complex than a five minute video, check out a brief overview of what goes into making this intricate instrument.

Lindsey Stirling: Modern American Violinist

Lindsey Stirling has been playing violin for twenty years, but in her own unique style. While many thought the world had “no use for a dancing dubstep violin player,” Stirling went and proved them wrong by developing a world wide online fan base from Legend Of Zelda remixes to Phantom Of The Opera mash-ups. Her […]