How Many Strings Are On A Violin?

How many strings are on a violin

With so many different string instruments it can often be difficult distinguishing between them all. There are more than 300 different instruments in the string family alone – including the violin. Those who don’t know a lot about these stringed instruments may often wonder how many strings are on a violin? There’s no need to […]

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 […]