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AcoustaGrip Shoulder Rests gives the player a secure grip without discomfort and rigidity. Product line is available is several models & height to suit your personal preferences.
  • No clamps that mute the violin’s sound.
  • The AcoustaGrip sticks without glue or clamps with no damage to the varnish, edges or back of your violin or viola.
  • Protects your chin, neck and collarbone from sores and marks and prevents restrictive movement of rigid, vice-gripping traditional shoulder rests.
  • All 3 Adult Size AcoustaGrip Shoulder Rests (Concert Performer, Solo Artist & Concert Performer Thick) fit full 4/4, ¾ and most ½ size violins and violas.
Alliance Viola strings were developed to have the same density and elasticity as gut strings.  The composite Alliance fiber core, enhanced by the use of tungsten, silver and aluminum, provides exceptional sound quality as well as durability and stability. 
 
The new synthetic core Warchal Amber Cello Strings offer the energetic projection of metal strings with the warm full sound of gut strings.Handmade in Slovakia by Warchal Strings.
Warchal Amber violin strings provide a rich gut-like sound along with the tuning stability of synthetic core strings  

First introduced as Tartini Rosin, Andrea Cello Rosin quickly became known as a high quality product embraced by professionals and students worldwide. There are 3 formulations for cellists:

  • Andrea Solo: powerful distiguished sound for the soloist. It enables maximized projection and clear bow articulation.
  • Andrea Orchestra: designed to provide a more blended sound for ensemble playing, without sacrificing clarity or articulation
  • A Piacere: the Tartini Green formulation, provides effortless bow control, even sound production and that unique quality that string players loved with the original rosin.
  • Sanctus: two rosin formulation in one cake to achieve a perfectly balanced sound and articulation

Bam is a leading manufacturer of high-quality violin cases offering a wide range of models that are lightweight, protective and durable.  From the fabric-covered Classic line to sleek hard-shell Hightech cases, there is a Bam case to suit your style!

The model you want not listed here? Please contact us for additional Bam cases

Violin mutes with Swarovski Crystals! Baroque Bling mutes bring sparkle to any performance.
Bobelock is a well established case manufacturer known for their durable and reliable violin cases.  Using high-quality materials, Bobelock offers shaped, arrow and oblong cases as well as a range of specialty cases in a variety of color and material options.
Heading to a music camp or festival this summer?  In addition to an extra set of strings,   here are a few items you might want to bring with you! Don't forget bug spray & sunblock :)
Our cello collection features low prices on Pirastro,Thomastik. Larsen strings and more! For our full catalog, including cello strings. rosin, cases and accessories, use the menu bar located on the top of every page
Cello strings are made from gut, steel & synthetic cores. Commonly used A & D strings tend to be steel-core strings, such as those offered by Jargar & Larsen.  Popular lower string options from Thomastik, Larsen & Pirastro incorporate tungsten windings, which provide quick bow response with power and tonal clarity. There are many other strings worthy of consideration, including those from D'addario, Warchal, Prim, Corelli,and Piatti.
Cello tailpiece adjusters, also known as "tailguts" anchor the tailpiece to the instrument. Traditionally made from gut, modern models feature hard synthetic materials such as composite plastics or flexible cords constructed from Kevlar fiber. As material, density and weight can affect sound, you may have to experiment to find one that best suits your instrument.
Wolf-eliminators, peg compound, endpin rests and other small accessories for cello.  For the full listings, see the individual collections listed under cello in the main menu
Pirastro Chorda violin strings are traditional unwound sheep gut core strings. With their warm genuine gut sound, low string tension, and easy left hand playing, they are most suitable for baroque instruments.
Pirastro Chromcor Bass Strings have a solid steel core wound with chromesteel. They produce a bright sound with no metallic harshness, and are especially suited for arco.

Great values, limited quantities, grab them before they're gone!  

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Great values, limited quantities, grab them before they're gone!  

Limited quantities, grab them before they're gone!  

*coupons do not apply

Sale pricing on popular items! Browse the website to discover great savings on additional items. 

D'Addario's newest strings for advancing players!  Ascente Violin Strings deliver high performance at a reasonable price. Made in the USA

  • Excellent pitch stability
  • Superior durability
  • Synthetic core produces smooth sound & advanced tonal range to take students to the next level
  • Available in 4/4, 3/4 & 1/2 sizes
Dogal is a family operated company in Venice, Italy that has been producing handmade strings for three generations. Based on their "synthetic gut" core, Dogal viola strings produce a rich gut-like sound with the power and stability of modern synthetic core strings

Dogal Strings has been producing handmade strings in Venice, Italy for three generations. With a sweet and gut-like powerful sound, these modern synthetic core strings are ideal for both modern and Baroque players.

 

Pirastro Eudoxa violin strings are traditional sheep gut core strings. Wound and polished by hand, they are manufactured to exacting standards in Germany

Evah Pirazzi Bass Strings have a new synthetic multi-filament fiber core wound with chrome steel. These "all around" strings provide excellent response in both arco and pizzicato. 

Compared to the medium orchestra set, the sound of the weich is brighter and growlier with a bit more sustain. With reduced string tension, the playability is easier than with the standard set & great for playing lots of pizz.
 

Evah Pirazzi cello strings offer a colorful brilliant tone based on a round rich core sound. These steel strings tune quickly and have excellent responsiveness.

Evah Pirazzi Gold Cello Strings provide an elegantly clear and full sound with rich overtones. the strings play in quickly and are exceptionally responsive

Evah Pirazzi Gold strings provide a brilliant, golden sound, a gorgeous spectrum of tonal colors, great projection and wide dynamic range along with a very quick break-in time-- even shorter than Evah Pirazzi & Obligato strings

 

With the warmth of Obligato strings and the projection and responsiveness of Evah Pirazzi strings, Evah Pirazzi Gold violin strings provide a brilliant, golden tone and a wide range of tonal colors
Designed for Slap Bass and Rockabilly players, the Evah Pirazzi Slap set features a unique blend of modern and traditional core materials. The sound is dark and rich with great projection which as also great for old-school pizzicato and baroque arco style playing.

Evah Pirazzi strings are one of the most popular synthetic core options for violists. With their brilliant complex sound, powerful projection, and easy playability, they are well suited to a wide range of musical styles.

Evah Pirazzi violin strings are among the most popular violin strings at Concord. Favored by soloists as well as orchestral and chamber players for their warmth, clarity and power, these advanced synthetic core Pirastro strings are unaffected by changes in temperature and humidity.
Thanks for visiting our featured bass collection! For our full catalog, including double bass strings. rosin, cases and accessories, use the menu bar located on the top of every page
New products from D'addario Bowed Strings. Additonal strings, including Helicore, Zyex, Kaplan, Amo, Vivo, Pro-Arte and Prelude can be found using the main menu or the search box.
The GelRest Micro Shoulder Pad uses an innovative micro-adhesive made up of minuscule suction cups  & can be reused thousands of time without losing its grip! 
Gewa cello cases are known for their excellent craftsmanship and sleek design. Product lines include Gewa Air Cases featuring thermoplastic shells with excellent insulation properties and Gewa Idea Carbon fiber Cases offering the lightest weight with superior impact protection.

Premium Goetz String Adjusters for violin E-strings with loop ends.

Features:

  • For Violins E-Strings with Loop-End
  • Large screw-head (0.31 inch) for maximum tuning accuracy
  • Precision screw thread for optimal tuning stability
  • Straight prong design for frequency stability
  • Adjuster is suited on 1/4-4/4 Violins
  • 100% Made in Germany

Optima Goldbrokat Violin E strings are consistently a top choice for professionals. Choose from original Goldbrokat E's or the new Premium Steel, Brassed, and 24 Carat Gold E strings. Favored for their versatility, projection and consistency, all Goldbrokat E's work well with gut, synthetic core or steel core strings. Formerly know as Lenzner Goldbrokat, they are currently manufactured by Optima Goldbrokat in Germany. .26 gauge is considered medium gauge

Goldbrokat Violin E tensions:

  • .25 mm     6.8 kp
  • .26 mm     7.4 kp
  • .27 mm     8.0 kp
  • .28 mm     8.6 kp

 

D'Addario Helicore cello strings supply a warm, clear sound and quick bow response. These durable multi-stranded steel core strings are suitable for all musical styles. Made in the USA

 

 

D'Addario Helicore Octave Violin Strings play one octave below traditional violin tuning, which opens the door to a wide range of tonal and stylistic possibilities.Manufactured in the USA using the same stranded steel core technology as the popular original Helicore violin strings to provide ideal playability and a clear, warm tone.

 

Infeld Blue advanced synthetic core strings produce a powerful brilliant sound. Designed with the exact tensions as Infeld Red strings to allow you to easily combine strings from both labels to create a custom set.
Powerful and warm, Thomastik Infeld Red violin strings are especially suited to bright sounding instruments. These synthetic core strings can be combined with Infeld Blue violin strings to create the perfect string setup for your fiddle.
Jargar bass strings are available in three tensions: Forte, Medium and Dolce. The Dolce strings can be tuned for solo playing while the Forte and Medium strings only can be used for orchestra tuning.
Jargar Cello strings are popular with cellists, especially the A & D strings.With warmth and brilliance suit many instruments, Jargar offers 3 versions: Classic remains a favorite, while the recently introduced Jargar Special & Jargar Superior strings have quickly been gaining fans in cellists seeking even more power & depth; available in 3 tensions: Medium, Forte and Dolce
New Jargar Superior Viola Strings were designed to offer the power, projection & warm colors of gut strings, with the quick response and stability of synthetic core strings
Jargar Superior violin strings are an exciting new synthetic core option for violinists seeking a powerful, warm, nuanced sound with excellent projection while offering a quick bow response from pianissimo to forte
Jargar Viola Strings are made with a very flexible steel core and produce a big, powerful, distinct and well-balanced tone. The viola A string is especially popular, and can be combined with many other brands of steel core, synthetic core or gut core strings. 
Jargar Violin strings are made in Copenhagen Sweden with the highest quality materials. From the Jargar Classic line with flexible steel core to the new Jargar Superior synthetic core set, violinists can find a distinguished sound for any type of music
Jargar Young Talent cello strings are a great option for small size cellos. With a warm, brilliant & powerful tone and good response, they will please beginning students as well as  talented advancing cellists.
Kapaier KPE offers traditional as well as uniquely-shaped shoulder rests. Options range from durable and economical composite models to the beautiful 900 series featuring European maple construction. All KPE shoulder rests are designed to offer superior comfort.
Kaplan Amo viola strings provide warmth and richness for brighter instruments. These synthetic core strings offer a rich tonal color palette and quick bow response. Made in the USA

Kaplan Forza viola strings are designed for the professional violist. These steel core strings offer a rich tonal palette, superb clarity and focus, as well as an excellent bow response Made in the USA

Kaplan Vivo viola strings supply brilliance, clarity, and an energetic sound quality that often suits darker instruments. These synthetic core strings provide a quick bow response and have a short play-in time. Made in the USA

 

Warchal Karneol Violin Strings produce a warm and balanced sound, and have easy feeling under the fingers. These synthetic core strings typically take a few days to achieve tuning stability and optimum tone quality.
Kolstein Violin Rosin " Formulation Supreme" is low powdering, with a sure & even grip for smooth tonal qualities. Made in the USA

Larsen Cello Strings are among the most popular strings for cellists, offered in several versions, including Original Larsen, Larsen Soloist, Magnacore and Arioso. For a graphic showing tonal qualities:   Larsen sound chart

New Larsen Il Cannone Violin Strings are available Medium & Soloist

Inspired by the "Il Cannone" Guarnerius violin and the virtuoso Niccolò Paganini, these new synthetic core strings are powerful, clear and highly colorful with complex harmonics.The response is fast and easy, especially in spicatto. 

The Medium Il Cannone set has a more moderate tension with an open, colorful, projecting, rich and powerful sound, while the Soloist version brings a fuller tone, with even more presence and focus.

Tzigane strings have a rich, warm tone while providing great projection and focus; a good option for brighter-sounding instruments; made in Denmark
Larsen Original and Virtuoso Strings

Larsen Virtuoso Viola strings are new synthetic core D, G and C strings designed to work beautifully with the Original Larsen A. Available in two versions:  Medium, which offers a rich sound texture, and Soloist which presents a more focused sound with greater volume.  Larsen Virtuoso Viola Information Sheet

Larsen Virtuoso Violin strings are based on a multi-stranded synthetic core. Although their overall tension is moderate, they are capable of delivering a richly shaded sound with excellent volume

Offered in  medium and strong tensions, both a bit lower than traditional equivalent gauges. The medium tension strings provide exceptional string response, playability and sound modulation capability. The strong version is more "soloistic" and focused, with greater bow resistance. Virtuoso strings tend to suit warm to neutral sounding instruments. 

Bring a bit of sparkle and fun to your instrument with Luxitune handmade accessories for Violin, Viola and Cello! These jeweled pieces are designed and handmade in New York City using high quality materials: genuine Swarovski crystals, 14k gold,  rhodium,and high-quality German fine tuners.

Developed by professional cellist & teacher Sarah West, Magic Rosin™ is a premium product for violin, viola, cello 

Created from a recipe using only purified pine resins with no other ingredients, Magic rosin provides a perfect blend of bow resistance and grip while maintaining a clear and complex tone.

Choose from 2 formulas:

  • 3G: suitable for all strings, but favored by violinists and violists
  • Ultra: popular with cellists, as it provides even more grip than the 3G, but can be used by any string player desiring more "pop"

 

Created by a cellist using fine Greek pine tree resin, high quality Melos Rosin is available in several formulations  Suggested use, below, but certainly select based on your playing style & preference, as dark can be used during the summer, etc:

Light-: perfect for warm climates, smooth playing for solo & chamber music

Dark: great for lower temperatures, for full sound orchestral and solo playing

Sticky-: softer rosin for stronger grip

 

 

Crafted in Greece using high quality pine tree resin, Melos Rosin for Violin is offered in several formulations to suit playing style as well as climate conditions
Musilia Cello Cases are German-engineered using the newest technologies in carbon fiber construction to create lightweight yet very protective cases.  The interior padding features a mechanical adjustment system that allows a custom fit for your cello, while the beautiful exteriors are offered in a variety of colors and finishes.

The maker of Arcus bows has created Müsing bows to offer string players a range of affordable quality carbon fiber sticks that sound & resonate like fine Pernambuco yet have the resilience and strength to handle modern strings.

  • Model C4 Professional can compete with fine old bows, even when playing solo in a large hall
  • Model C3 Amateur gives an instant response & clear colorful sound 
  • Model C2 Student is an ideal first bow; it offers a sound that is more powerful and richer than many other synthetic and carbon bows
Nefrit Violin Strings are ideal for violins that require more bow pressure as well as electric instruments. The E and A strings are metal core, while the D & G are based on Warchal's synthetic core.
Obligato cello strings are new generation synthetic core strings that offer the stability and power of modern materials along with the brilliant & nuanced sound associated with gut core strings. The A string is chrome steel wound on steel core.
Obligato violin strings sound warm & full with rich brilliant overtones. Their tonal qualities make them a good choice for very bright sounding instruments. Obligato strings have lower string tension than Evah Pirazzi strings..
Opal Green viola strings are high quality synthetic core strings with a clear warm powerful tone and a bright spectrum of overtones similar to gut strings

Passione A & D strings have a solid steel core wound with chrome steel; the sound is warm and round with excellent clarity

Passione Cello G & C strings are gut core strings would with chrome (G) and tungsten (C) and provide a brilliance, power and a quick bow response

Pirastro Passione strings settle in much quicker than classic gut strings, and provide a warm core sound with brilliance and nuance. While capable of great power and projection, the strings respond easily, and maintain clarity throughout the entire dynamic range
Pedi Violin Shoulder Rests are extremely lightweight, and offer sleek modern design using carbon fiber construction and titanium hardware. Multi-layer padding offers both comfort and stability 
These formulas can be used sparingly for "sticking" or slipping violin, viola or cello pegs
Perpetual Cadenza G- and C-strings awaken new tonal possibilities in instruments that require lower string tension to open up. The tone is pure and clear with brilliance, depth, and power.
Perpetual Cadenza G & C are suitable for older Italian as well as new instruments, and harmonize wonderfully with the Perpetual A & D as well as other cello strings.
Perpetual Cadenza G- and C-strings inspire the player with a lighter response without a compromise in volume and projection. The tone is pure and clear with brilliance, depth, and power which opens up many possibilities to create new sound colors for the discerning cellist.

Perpetual  cello strings are the most powerful of Pirastro's cello string line--a great option for cellists seeking a clear warm sound with rich projection, immediate bow response, and fast play-in time. For cellists needing additional power and dynamic range, Pirastro offers the Perpetual Soloist set, which combines a Soloist version G and C strings with the standard A & D strings.

Newly introduced:

  • Perpetual Stark G & C strings: higher tension for even more power and projection
  • Perpetual Cadenza G & C strings: for instruments that open up with lighter tension
Perpetual Soloist is designed for the cellist who desires additional radiance, volume and presence. Using the same A&D strings as the medium set the Soloist G&C strings provide the player with the ideal combination of brilliant fundamentals and soloist directness.

Thomastik Peter Infeld violin strings deliver a rich warm sound, superb bow response, and powerful projection. Choose Set PI100 with Platinum E or Set PI101 withTin-plated E; a gold-plated E is available as well

Thanks for shopping our bass string set promotion! Don't forget to enter code SPEC15 at checkout to get the discount!

We carry a full line of Pirastro cello strings including  Eudoxa, Evah Pirazzi, Evah Pirazzi Gold, Oliv, Passione, Permanent & Perpetual, and offer a variety of gauges.

Thanks for shopping our viola string set promotion! Don't forget to enter code SPEC15 at checkout to get the discount!

Pirastro is the only manufacturer to offer violists strings in all three core materials. Whether you choose Eudoxa gut, Evah Pirazzi synthetic or Permanent steel core strings, you know that you've selected high quality strings from one of the most respected stringmakers

 

Thanks for shopping our violin string set promotion! Don't forget to enter code SPEC15 at checkout to get the discount!

Pirastro is the only major stringmaker to offer strings based on all 3 core materials. From Eudoxa gut core to Evah Pirazzi synthetic core and Chromcor steel core, Pirastro manufactures high quality strings to suit professional, amateur and student violinists alike.
Prim is the only manufacturer of strings designed especially for the uniquely Swedish instrument Nyckelharpa.

Prim violin strings have been a popular with fiddlers for many years, but work well for any violinist seeking bright sounding steel strings with a quick bow response. Made in Sweden

 

D'Addario Pro-Arte Violin strings are stable synthetic core strings with a warm, mellow tone and a low string tension that allows for an easy bow response and playability. Made in the USA by D'Addario.
The newest violin, viola, cello and bass strings and accessories
From the original recipe created by bowmaker William Salchow, this popular rosin works well for violin, viola & cello 

This is a small sampling of items on sale!  Low prices can be found throughout our website. Check out  Pirastro, Larsen, and Thomastik strings & more using the main menu. 

Strings for small size cellos are available from  Pirastro, Thomastik, D'Addario, Larsen &Super-Sensitive.

Viola Strings offered in fractional sizes . Please note that the measurements indicated body length

Concord Musical Supplies offers low prices on popular cello strings. Find custom combination cello sets of Larsen, Pirastro, Thomastik, Jargar & D'Addario strings in this collection. Looking for single strings--find them through our main menu located on the top of every page.

Bridge the gap to better sound and comfort with the innovative ArcRest shoulder pad system.

Created by violinists Tigran Vardanyan and Aaron Bailey, the ArcRest simply fills the space between shoulder and instrument, thereby allowing optimal freedom of movement. Already embraced by professional violinists, the ArcRest may be the perfect rest for you! 

  • Allows the player to hold the instrument more naturally, with better posture
  • The position of the ArcRest on the fiddle is infinitely adjustable 
  • Enables the player to move the violin freely while playing
  • Designed to have minimal contact with your instrument-- you are likely notice decreased damping and better resonance compared to traditional shoulder rests
  • Interchangeable pads are offered in various heights to accommodate players of all sizes and shapes 
  • Will not scratch or damage varnish
  • Handmade in the USA
Thomastik offers many popular cello strings: Spirocore chrome, Spirocore tungsten, Belcanto, Belcanto Gold, Versum, Spirit & Superflexible. There is something to please every cellist

Thomastik has a long tradition of manufacturing quality violin strings since its founding in Vienna nearly 100 years ago. Popular labels include Dominant, Peter Infeld Pi, Spirocore. Vision Solo & Titanium.

 

Thomastik's new Versum Cello Strings suit a wide range of playing styles.  The set delivers a wonderful balance with clarity & brilliance on top and a warm projecting lower register
Designed for power, ideal response and optimal projection, the new Versum Solo cello strings offer a myriad of possibilities of combining color, sound and texture.
Thanks for visiting our featured viola collection! For our full catalog, including viola strings. rosin, cases and accessories, use the menu bar located on the top of every page
Peg compound, wolf-eliminators, polishing cloths and other small accessories for viola
Thanks for visiting our featured violin collection. For our full catalog, including violin strings. rosin, cases and accessories, use the menu bar located on the top of every page

Thanks for visiting our featured violin collection! For our full catalog, including violin strings. rosin, cases and accessories, use the menus located on the top of every page

Violin shoulder rests are available in a variety of shapes & materials. Student shoulder rests are most often fabricated from sturdy plastic bases, while professional rests may be made from lightweight composites, tone-woods, or carbon fiber materials, with designs to minimize damping. Most rests fall into the following categories:

  • Bar type: Kun, MachOne, Viva la Musica, Everest, Kapaier KPE, Pedi, KorkerRest, Wolf Rests, BonMusica, Resonans
  • Sponge type: ArcRest, Acoustagrip, PSR, Artino Magic pad
String players have been buying violin strings from Concord Musical Supplies since we opened in 1979! We stock Pirastro, Thomastik, Larsen, Jargar, D'Addario, Savarez Corelli and more. To narrow your search to specific labels, use the main menu or our easy-to-use search box
VLM-Augustin Viva la Musica Violin Shoulder rests offer superb comfort while pleasing the eye with beautiful materials and fittings
Thomastik Vision Solo Violin Strings use an advanced synthetic core to deliver superior sound & performance.The tone is warm, clear & focused with robust projection.

Thomastik Vision Titanium Strings are advanced synthetic core strings available in both Solo and Orchestra versions:

Titanium Solo provide the perfect blend of warmth and brilliance with clarity and focus; their extremely smooth surface facilitates left hand technique

Titanium Orchestra strings are an excellent alternative to gut, and are well-suited to orchestral and chamber music

Wound on Thomastik's advanced synthetic core, Vision violin strings provide a focused, clear, open brilliant tone and can be combined with many other synthetic strings
The Warchal Amber viola strings were created to achieve the sound quality of fine gut strings, with the tuning stability of modern materials. The set features W-Core®, Warchal's new synthetic core, which has proven successful in Warchal's Amber line of violin strings.
Warchal Brilliant Violin Strings are superb soloist strings, providing a rich complex sound, excellent projection and responsiveness. Options include silver or hydronalium wound D strings as well as the Brilliant Vintage version created especially for antique violins
Utilizing the expertise of two generations of professional stringplayers, Warchal strings are designed and handmade in Slovakia. Several lines are available for cellists: Warchal Amber for gut-like warmth & power; Warchal Brilliant for brilliance with rich overtones, and the Prototype A String, a metal core A string which can be used with synthetic, gut or metal  lower strings.