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How To Buy Your First Cello?

How To Buy Your First Cello?

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? Fiddlerman answers a few of our questions: How do I know that the quality and sound...

Our 10-Point Adjustment Checklist

Our 10-Point Adjustment Checklist

What makes Fiddlershop different from the rest? We follow Fiddlerman’s famous 10 point adjustment and setup checklist on your instrument to make sure it will sound its best! This way it will come ready to play, right out of the box....

10 Most Common Mistakes Beginners Make

10 Most Common Mistakes Beginners Make

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 instrument? Or that you should stay away from Chinese instruments? Read Fiddlerman’s 10 common misconceptions and mistakes...

Showroom Grand Opening March 16th, 2019

Showroom Grand Opening March 16th, 2019

Many of our local customers have followed the process for months, and finally we're happy to announce to you all that we're opening up a showroom and storefront in connection to our workshop and offices in Pompano Beach, Florida.We want to welcome...

6 Musicians' Best Advice For Beginner Violinists

6 Musicians' Best Advice For Beginner Violinists

We asked six musicians to share their one best tip for beginner string musicians. These are the answers we received. GÖRAN EKLUNDH, violin teacher and violinist in the Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Sweden.—The most important thing, according to me, is to try...

Meet Michael Holstein, Co-Founder of Fiddlershop

Meet Michael Holstein, Co-Founder of Fiddlershop

He looks closer to 20, but actually turned 30 years old recently — Michael Holstein, Fiddlershop’s CEO and Co-founder.  You have probably talked to him, if you ever called Fiddlershop. Michael is passionate, generous and constantly happy. You can definitely...

Fiddlerman’s Violin Horror Stories

Fiddlerman’s Violin Horror Stories

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 through both sunshine and rain.We sat down with him to talk about those not so fun...

All You Need To Know About The Sound Post

All You Need To Know About The Sound Post

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 tiny wooden dowel is hidden inside the violin, close to the bridge. But...

How to take care of your new violin and bow

How to take care of your new violin and bow

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? Fiddlerman gives you his best advice. How to tune your violin Fiddlerman has a...

Fiddlershop in Memphis

Fiddlershop in Memphis

When Fiddlershop decided to apply for FedEx Small Business Grant Contest 2018, they had no idea what was coming. Half a year later, they had received third place out of 7,800 applicants - and were also chosen for the Alumni...

Our Employees' Favorite Products

Our Employees' Favorite Products

Who knows our products better than our own workforce? We asked all our employees for their fave pick: CLARE CARLSON Customer Service Representative Flesch Model Chinrest —One of my favorite items is the center mounted (Flesch) chin rest. Due to...

Fiddlerman’s 8 Tips When Buying Your First Violin

Fiddlerman’s 8 Tips When Buying Your First Violin

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 their learning justice. Fiddlerman has listed 8 tips to help you purchase your first violin....

How to Pick Your First Violin Teacher

How to Pick Your First Violin Teacher

Choosing your first music teacher is kind of like selecting a babysitter. You want someone who will nurture your musical progress in a healthy, fun and creative way. Your teacher will introduce some of the most important concepts of the...

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