Author Archives: Richard Allen

Benefits of Learning an instrument: The Ultimate Guide

Benefits of Learning an instrument The Ultimate Guide

Introduction This guide will cover the major benefits that musical instruments can have on both children and adults. Brain training is a multi-billion dollar industry. Why? Because studies have shown that the fitter we keep our brain, the better our quality of life. According to the industry, there are endless ways we can improve our […]

6 Things to Know Before Learning to Play Violin, Viola or Cello

Stringed instruments have an amazing history. The oldest stringed instruments, Lyres of Ur, date back 4,500 years. Today, the most common orchestral stringed instruments are the violin, viola, and cello. Have you always wanted to play one of these instruments? There are many things you should know about learning to play the violin and other […]

Maintaining Your Violin, Viola, Cello and Bows

Maintaining Your Violin or Other String Instrument Violins, violas, and cellos are expensive and delicate. Purchasing an artisan-crafted string instrument is an exciting investment, but it doesn’t come without stress. As a beginner, you need to understand the basic tips and techniques that will maintain your instrument’s beauty and sound quality for years to come. […]

A Guide To The History of Music Through The Ages

Introduction Welcome to our guide on the history of music. Here we’ve composed the historical origin of the musical genres we know and love today, along with how classical music is crucial to many music types through its establishment of musical theory. We’ve gone even deeper than composed music, however, as we’ve also had to […]

New Location for Evergreen Workshop

The Evergreen Workshop has moved! Our new shop is located at 11872 Canon Blvd., Suite J, Newport News, VA 23606 – just down the street from our previous location. We still have a lot to do to get the new building organized. We have rentals available to rent now and should have the showroom complete […]

Andrzej Swietlinski Tertis Model Viola

Andrzej Swietlinski – Tertis Model Viola

Andrzej Swietlinski Tertis Model Evergreen Workshop is pleased to offer this exceptional sounding Tertis Model Viola by Andrzej Swietlinski. *16″ Body Length *Tertis Model*Professionally setup*Exceptional Sound*Attractive golden-brown varnish applied by hand Andrzej Swietlinski was born in Nowy Targ, Poland in 1962. He is a graduate of the Fine Arts High School in Zakopane, and went […]