A. Pryce Stringed
England December 7, 1998 Nick and
Alison Pryce have been stringed instrument dealers and restorers
of Violins, Violas, Cellos and Basses since 1975 and we are pleased
to welcome them to our growing list of
Shanghai Tian Yin Violin Making
November 3, 1998 We are pleased to introduce Shanghai
Tian Yin Violin Making Co., our first maker from China. They
specialize in student grade instruments and bows shipped world
wide via UPS.
Stolen Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi September 17, 1998 A Carlo Landolfi was stolen in Athens,
Greece on Sept 4,1998. A $10,000 reward is offered for its safe
information can be found on this and other stolen instruments
in our Stolen Instruments section.
Roland Huthmaker Bowed String InstrumentsAugust 31, 1998 Greetings to Roland
Huthmaker Bowed String Instruments, joining us from Atlanta,
Georgia. They are a family of professional musicians who
have been offering their services and expertise to players for
over 10 years.
Wilder & Davis Luthiers
August 1, 1998 Maestronet is pleased to welcome Wilder & Davis
Luthiers, one of Canada's leading repair shops and
dealer of fine instruments and bows. Founded in 1991 in Montreal
Canada, the workshop is renowned for its team of internationally
trained violin and bow makers, offering instrument repairs and
restoration of the highest quality.
June 2, 1998 We are pleased to welcome Douglas
Raguse, a bow maker based in Michigan. Douglas has won numerous
awards including gold medals from the Violin Society of America
and the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers.
Sandra Wagstaff Violins Ltd.,
May 13, 1998 Joining us from Hong Kong is Sandra
Wagstaff. This is their tenth year in Hong Kong where
they are celebrating "Ten Harmonious Years in Asia".
They offer a wide selection of antique and modern string instruments
Roland Baumgartner, May 5, 1998 We are pleased to welcome our first dealer
from Switzerland, Roland Baumgartner.
Based in Basel, they specialize in repairs, restorations and dealing,
in stringed instruments and bows.
Stolen Lupot Violin, April 24, 1998 On April 3, 1998 a Nicholas Lupot violin,
Circa 1822, was stolen from the Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City,
Utah. A $10,000 reward has been offered for its safe recovery.
Full details, along with other
listed instruments can be found in our stolen
G.,B.& J. Ray, Fine Violins, April 13, 1998 From Wichita, Kansas, G.,B.&
J. Ray Fine Violins is our most recent member dealer. With
an emphasis on instruments priced below $5,000, their violin collection
is well suited to advanced students.
Brian Lisus Violins, March 1, 1998 Greetings to Brian
Lisus the first luthier based in South Africa to highlight
their work on Maestronet. Brian has been making string instruments
professionally for 17 years.
Joseph F. Conrad II,
February 11, 1998 Welcome to Joseph
Conrad a violin, viola and cello maker based in Warren, New
Jersey. See what his customers are saying about his instruments.
Studio City Music, Inc. February 8, 1998 Started in 1950, and now in its second generation,
Studio City Music is a full service
dealer based in California, and the newest shop on Maestronet.
Watch our instruments for sale next
week for a selection of their instruments.
Givens Violins February 6, 1998 Claire Givens
Violins Inc. joins us from Minneapolis,
Minnesota where they have been serving the needs of string players
for over 20 years.
Schulte Thoene GmbH January 26, 1998 Welcome to Schulte
Thoene GmbH, a German dealer of fine string instruments. They
offer their instruments for review in a unique pastoral farm setting.
CodaBow International January 22, 1998 We are pleased to introduce CodaBow,
a modern bow maker with a twist. Using modern composite materials
they are producing bows that rival traditional bows many times
New sheet music releases December 18, 1997 Liebesleid,
by Fritz Kreisler is now available in our advanced violin section, and 3 new selections
have been added to our Junior orchestra
section;La Caccia by A. Vivaldi, Rigaudon by
Andre Campra and La Donna e Mobile by Giuseppe Verdi.
Stevens Violin Shop November 3, 1997 Welcome to the Stevens
Violin Shop, the second dealer in California to highlight
their shop on Maestronet. They offer a full range of instruments
and services, including rentals and electric violins and pickups.
S. & E. M. Turner Violins November 1, 1997 Maestronet is pleased to welcome Turner
Violins of Nottingham, England, as the newest dealer to showcase
their shop on Maestronet. They have a wide selection of instruments
available for review in their practice rooms, and their bass room
is one of the best we've seen.
Christie's October 1, 1997 Christies
Musical Instruments Department,
our newest auction house, would like you to consider an auction
when pursuing your next instrument. Their next auction is November
19, 1997 and includes among others, a J.B. Guadagnini, Amati,
Goffriller, Degani, and Garimberti.
J. & A. Beare Ltd. August 26, 1997 Maestronet is pleased to welcome the world
renowned J. & A. Beare Ltd.
of London, England, as the newest dealer to showcase their shop
on Maestronet. They have a history that goes back to 1865, and
the current director, Charles Beare, is one of the world's great
authorities on stringed instruments.
New Sheet Music releases June 18, 1997 Piano Level
7 is now available. This book covers
10 traditional classics on 23 pages and comes with matching performance
MIDI files. Also new is Fritz Kreisler's Tempo di Minuetto, in
the Advanced Violin section.
Our edition comes with the piano accompaniment sheet music and
a performance MIDI file of the piano section.
Welcome to Music City Strings February 22, 1997 Music City
Strings joins us from Nashville,
Tenneseee. They are a mail-order supply company offering quality
strings and accessories, cases, music stands, as well as bows
and instruments of integrity. Their full catalogue is available
online for your review.
Welcome to Ifshin Violins January 28, 1997 Ifshin Violins
of San Francisco, are now highlighting their shop here on Maestronet.
They are a large dealership, offering a full line of services
including, sales, rentals, appraisals and restoration. Their inventory
covers the needs of professionals as well as students, so if you
are in the San Francisco Bay area, they invite you to stop by
for a visit.
Stolen Instruments Notice On December 24, 1996 a large group of instruments
was stolen from the Brobst Violin Shop in Alexandria, Virginia.
A full listing of these instruments is now
available in our stolen instruments section.
Those in the industry, as well as private collectors are invited
to review the list and contact the Brobst shop if they have any
information about any of the instruments.
Choral Section Now Open and Piano Level
6 now available November 23, 1996 We have just opened our choral
section with 7 Christmas selections currently available. These
pieces are offered under our unique site license and can be downloaded now. As always
samples are available for you to try. Piano Level 6 is also now
available. This book covers a number of playing styles including
traditional classics as well as a blues and rag tune. The 14 pieces
in this book cover 30 pages and come with matching performance
It's not to early to think about Christmas November 6, 1996 Check out our two new Christmas books. The
first is designed for early piano and keyboard players and includes
the sheet music, lyrics, and guitar chords for 24 Christmas favourites
along with matching orchestrated MIDI files. For intermediate
and senior players we have a Jazz style piano book. Both these
books are in the Christmas Piano section along with our
Christmas Melodies book for intermediate players. As always samples
from the books are ready for download, along with matching MIDI
files. If you are new to the site, please review our instruction page before downloading our sheet
Welcome to Bonhams Auctioneers & Valuers
October 5, 1996 Bonhams
is the most recent world class auction house, to showcase their
musical instruments division on Maestronet. Their next musical
instruments auction will be held on November 20, 1996 and we will
be featuring two of the more significant instruments in our Showroom over the next few weeks.