Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 26

Beginner Basics: Where to get started

Your kid just came home from school and announced that he wants to join orchestra. How did THAT happen, especially since nobody else in the family has ever touched a stringed instrument before? Basically, your child has three to four choices, depending on the orchestra program — violin, viola, cello, or bass. What makes these …

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Sep 22

Luthier Life

The back-to-school time of year has everyone at Kennedy Violins very busy! Let’s take a look at the luthier department during this exciting fall season. In this picture, you can see part of the luthier area. Thousands of violins, violas and cellos are worked on, set up and inspected in this area before being shipped …

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Sep 15

New Contest! We want your Reviews!

Hi There, Thanks to all those that participated in our Back To School Contest last month. It’s now time for a new one! Our customers are great. They always call or e-mail us to let us know how they are enjoying their instruments. We usually get a phone call, an e-mail, and the occasional Facebook …

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Sep 12

How To Buy a Violin

For an experienced violinist, the path to finding your “new best friend” may be somewhat simple in it’s initial approach.  Go to a violin store, play several violins that fit into your budget and buy the violin you like the most. However, figuring out how to buy a violin when you’re not the most advanced player can …

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Sep 06

Back to School Photo Contest Winners!

About a month ago, here at Kennedy Violins, we announced our first ever Back to School Photo Contest.  It was great getting to see picture from some of our wonderful customers and even some new friends.  Yesterday the contest came to a close and we are pleased to announce a winner.  But first, some honorable …

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Sep 06

Injured List

For a few weeks now, many students in the U.S. are back at school. Here in the NW, just starting this week. School starting means many things. Homework, lunch ladies, soccer moms…the list goes on. One thing that going back to school means, however, often escapes most people’s mind. I’m talking about injuries. Think about …

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