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Violin & Cello students shopping

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by Ike Harris, Dec 1, 2004.

  1. Ike Harris

    Ike Harris

    May 16, 2001
    Nashville TN
    At an college orchestra rehearsal last night, I ran across a brother and sister looking for a cello and violin, respectively, in the 15k range. Their father flies a small plane, so reasonable travel from the Nashville area is not much of a problem. I told them I felt NY would be the most likely place to find a greater number of instruments at that range, but they would like to exhaust the possibilities a little closer first, i.e. Chicago, Cincinnati, Atlanta.

    If anyone has any ideas for shopping for these guys I would appreciate your input.

  2. Heifetzbass

    Heifetzbass Commercial User

    Feb 6, 2004
    Upstate, SC
    Owner, Gencarelli Bass Works and Fine String Instruments, LLC.
    I would suggest Huthmaker's Stringed Instruments in Atlanta. I purchased my bass from them and they have some pretty impressive stuff in the violin and cello category.

  3. Have they checked with Fred Carpenter and/or Dustin Williams there in Nashville?
  4. Ike Harris

    Ike Harris

    May 16, 2001
    Nashville TN
    Yeah, not much here in town for violins, etc. Plenty o' guitars though.
  5. Bass Barrister

    Bass Barrister

    Nov 4, 2004
    plenty of places in Chicago:

    Bein & Fushi ($$$$)
    Kenneth Warren
    Fritz Reuter & Sons
    a440 Violin Shop
    Kagan & Gaines

    there are others as well