Florida 2021 All State Orchestra 11-12th Grade Violin Tutorials

Florida 2021 All State Orchestra 11-12th Grade Violin Tutorials

Michael O'Gieblyn
The Official Audition Requirements, dates, locations, and other information can be found at the Florida Orchestra Association website The video tut...
Make your Viola a Chin-Cello

Make your Viola a Chin-Cello

Buying GuidesMichael O'Gieblyn
We are happy to announce that any viola purchased from our shop can be converted into a chin-cello. And if you already own a viola, we'll show you ...
How to Buy a Violin (Beginner's Guide)

How to Buy a Violin (Beginner's Guide)

Buying GuidesBoost Commerce Collaborator
What is Included in a Violin Outfit? Our violin outfits include everything that you need to get started. Including the violin, you will receive a c...
What is a Setup and Why is It So Important?

What is a Setup and Why is It So Important?

Buying GuidesÅsa Holstein
A violin setup is the final step on any violin. Our professional luthiers perform this on every violin before they leave our workshop. A few key-fa...
Florida 2021 All State Orchestra 9-10th Grade Violin Tutorials

Florida 2021 All State Orchestra 9-10th Grade Violin Tutorials

Michael O'Gieblyn
The Official Audition Requirements, dates, locations, and other information can be found at the Florida Orchestra Association website The video tut...
Florida 2021 All State Orchestra 7-8th Grade Violin Tutorials

Florida 2021 All State Orchestra 7-8th Grade Violin Tutorials

Michael O'Gieblyn
The Official Audition Requirements, dates, locations, and other information can be found at the Florida Orchestra Association website The video tut...
6 Surprising Lessons from the Group Projects

6 Surprising Lessons from the Group Projects

InspirationMichael O'Gieblyn
We received so many messages and comments from those who participated that I wanted to organize the main themes of why projects like this are fulfilling, and maybe we can apply some of these lessons in other areas of your life.
The Magic and the Math of Music

The Magic and the Math of Music

InspirationMichael O'Gieblyn
To be honest, it’s challenging for me to talk about music.  Not because I don’t want to or don't enjoy it, but rather because I struggle to find a balance between two extremes.  On one hand, it feels too mathematical and simplistic to slap concrete images and labels on music and sounds which we can’t smell, feel, taste, or see. "That sounds dark," "this sounds sweet," "make it smoother," "Make it sound like there's peanut butter on your bow!!"
Peter White, the Story of an American Violin Maker

Peter White, the Story of an American Violin Maker

NewsChristina Mechak
Fiddlershop is in the fortunate position to be able to carry a variety of unique and incredibly rare professional violins. Among these exquisite in...
Why is This Violin Better Than That One?

Why is This Violin Better Than That One?

EducationalMichael O'Gieblyn
One of the questions we are asked a lot here at Fiddlershop is “why is this violin better than that one?” And while there are usually some succinct...
Strings for a Cause

Strings for a Cause

InspirationÅsa Holstein
Strings for a Cause This year’s “Strings for a Cause” Campaign ramps up Fiddlershop’s support for one of the most dynamic music programs in the dev...
How To Buy Your First Cello?

How To Buy Your First Cello?

Buying GuidesÅsa Holstein
When it comes to buying string instruments, there is certainly a jungle out there. What should you be aware of when buying your first cello? Fiddle...