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Customer Reviews

  • Flesch Ebony Violin Chinrest - Center Mounted with No Hump | 1120 F

    Helped this Beginner Player Get Pitch Improvement

    LEANN SWIECZKOWSKI - 10/23/2012

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    Strad Pad Chinrest - Large - Elastic Attach | 1121 L

    useful & durable

    LAURA ADAMS - 03/19/2010

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  • Hill Light Rosin for Violin, Viola, and Cello | 1190

    Wonderful Rosin

    Anonymous - 11/01/2012

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  • Kun Original Violin Shoulder Rest (fits 3/4 - 4/4 size) | 1313

    slips for me

    MARGARET LEE - 09/06/2010

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    Finissima Violin Mute | 1320

    OK Mute; Not Much Difference

    GRACE LEE - 10/24/2012

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  • Motrya Gold Rosin for Violin, Viola, or Cello | 1347

    Great Rosin

    JOEL PATTINSON - 03/09/2010

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  • Wolf Forte Primo Violin Shoulder Rest (fits 3/4 - 4/4 size) | 1443

    More height than most Shoulder Rests

    LEANN SWIECZKOWSKI - 10/23/2012

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    Fun With Positions: 2nd to 5th  - Beginner Book by Evelyn Avsharian | A55

    The first of many Asharvians I will purchase!

    KELBY HORTON - 03/11/2010

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  • Fun With Solos: Favorite Recital Pieces for 1st and 3rd Positions - Intermediate Book for Violin by Evelyn Avsharian | A70

    Fun with solos is the best!!

    Janet Hackett - 02/25/2010

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  • Klaus Becker® Pernambuco Cello Bow - 4/4 size | CB7

    A very good bow

    ROBERT JEFFERS - 08/31/2010

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    Thomastik Infeld Dominant Violin String Set with Wound E String Loop End - 4/4 Size - Weich Gauge | D135S 44 W

    Wish I had tried them sooner.

    DARRYL KUBIAN - 11/02/2012

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  • Games and Motivation for the Suzuki Violin Student - by Diane Wagstaff | H111

    Never another boring lesson!

    KELBY HORTON - 03/11/2010

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  • Pirastro Oliv Rosin for Violin and Viola | PR11

    good stuff

    Anonymous - 03/08/2010

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    Franz Hoffmann® Maestro Violin Outfit with TC100 Case - 4/4 size | SVB2WH44

    Beautiful violin!

    RICHARD MARTIN - 09/09/2010

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  • Fishman Piezo Ceramic Pickup for Violin and Viola | V100

    Not just for bowed insturements

    Anonymous - 08/30/2010

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  • SHAR Cleaner, Polish, and Cloth Gift Pack | 1138U

    Gift Pack

    Anonymous - 03/17/2010

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    Kun Bravo Shoulder Rest - Hardwood and Solid Brass | 1313W

    Same great shape and comfort... but different padding?

    Anonymous - 11/18/2014

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  • Wittner Hypoallergenic Plastic Violin Chinrest - Side Mounted (fits 4/4 size) | 122344

    Great Chin Rest

    DARRYL KUBIAN - 11/02/2012

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  • Fishman Professional Pickup for Violin | V200

    perfect pickup

    ALLISON GILTINAN - 08/07/2010

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    Musicians Practice Planner | MPP

    Great planner for parents and students

    Anonymous - 11/05/2014

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