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 ...
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...
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...
Our 10-Point Adjustment Checklist

Our 10-Point Adjustment Checklist

EducationalÅsa Holstein
What makes Fiddlershop different from the rest? We follow Fiddlerman’s famous 10 point adjustment and setup checklist on your instrument to make su...
10 Most Common Mistakes Beginners Make

10 Most Common Mistakes Beginners Make

EducationalÅsa Holstein
Avoid the 10 most common mistakes beginner/aspiring violinists make! Have you heard people say that you are too old to start learning a new instrum...
6 Musicians' Best Advice For Beginner Violinists

6 Musicians' Best Advice For Beginner Violinists

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We asked six musicians to share their one best tip for beginner string musicians. These are the answers we received. GÖRAN EKLUNDH, violin teacher...
The Ultimate Sizing Guide for String Instruments

The Ultimate Sizing Guide for String Instruments

Buying GuidesJimmie Bjorling
This sizing guide is intended to give you a good idea of what instrument size you or your student should look for. Please consider that this guide ...
Fiddlerman’s Violin Horror Stories

Fiddlerman’s Violin Horror Stories

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Sure, it’s a delight to play the violin. But after 40 years of playing professionally and for fun, Pierre Holstein, aka Fiddlerman, has been throug...
All You Need To Know About The Sound Post

All You Need To Know About The Sound Post

EducationalÅsa Holstein
Most beginner musicians don’t know what a sound post is. Probably because it’s not easy to see and we don’t talk about the sound post often. The ti...
How to take care of your new violin and bow

How to take care of your new violin and bow

EducationalÅsa Holstein
You just bought your first violin. Now what? How do you take care of your violin and bow the correct way, to make them last forever?  New Instrumen...
Fiddlerman’s 8 Tips When Buying Your First Violin

Fiddlerman’s 8 Tips When Buying Your First Violin

Buying GuidesÅsa Holstein
Buying your first violin can be exciting. But with so many factors to juggle, many first time buyers end up with an instrument that doesn’t make th...
25+ Fascinating Violin Facts That Will Surprise You

25+ Fascinating Violin Facts That Will Surprise You

EducationalJimmie Bjorling
Looking for fun violin facts? We all know that one can have a lot of fun with a violin. Fiddlerman has taken this to a new level by showing you fun...