stock a large selection, but
not every item listed on these pages is available at all times.
The selection you see on each page represents models
we have now, have had in the past, or are able to obtain by
special order. The
best way to shop is to first contact us by email and let us
know a little about which models seem appealing to you in terms
of the size, price range, tone, and appearance. We can use
your preferences to make a specific recommendation of instrument
our outfit which is in stock. We also offer a 10 day in-home
trial. So, please do not hesistate to contact us. We
Segue is our private line of
source these from numerous workshops and are constantly looking
for better values to offer you. European Workshops is
our private line of European made products.
Outfit includes a Bow and Case, or you can purchase the instrument
the standard setup, a shaped model case with fabric cover and
basic quality Brazilwood or Fiberglass bow are included (your
choice). With the DeLuxe setup, an oblong case and upgraded bow
are included. Shaped model case examples are the Pro Tec Max,
Concord Academy Dart, HC Economy Dart, SKB, Bobelock Shaped,
or other, similar cases are used in the Standard Outfit. Oblong
cases such as Pro Tec ProPac, Bobelock 1002, HC Oblong, and others
are used in the DeLuxe outfit.
Level. Instruments and Outfits under
$500. Click HERE to see our selection.
is the most important aspect of a beginner instrument? The
simple answer is playability. Young people should not be discouraged
by an instrument that is difficult or impossible to manage.
Pretty soon, a young player will lose interest and eventually
want to quit. Parents should know that a student will be more
committed on a well constructed and adjusted instrument.Teachers
understand this all-too-well. They see instruments every day
that are not adequate for the needs of the player. We
apply the same expectations to the setup and adjustment of
a basic instrument, as we do for a high-end instrument.
Intermediate. Instruments between
$500-$1500. Click HERE to see our selection.
Finding the right step-up model
is a critical choice for an advancing player. Many new skills are developed in a player's
technique, requiring an instrument which allows for tremendous
growth. The instrument has to be responsive to subtle changes in
the player's technique, to produce a wider range of tone colors
and dynamics. Instruments in this catagory offer the space for
growth toward mastery of an instrument.
and above. Click HERE to see our selection.
in a player's ability is established, it's time for that first
"real" instrument. Instruments
for advanced players offer the player the ability to find his/her
personal voice. Advanced students focus on develping repertoire,
and the demands of an instrument are significant. Superior materials,
varnish, graduations, and the setup/adjustment, ensure instruments
in this category meet the high demands of a skilled player that
is potentially career-bound.