Links & Resources

Sheet Music and Supplies:

Shar  : find sheet music, music stands, stand lights, rock stops, rosin and instrument cases

Cello-Strings : discounts string sets!

Concord Musical Supplies : Good prices for strings, music and supplies

Cello Stools

Seattle Area Cello Rentals/Purchases:

Bischofberger Violins (Capitol Hill and Kirkland) : they have a rental credit program where they will apply the first nine months’ rent to the purchase of any cello in their shop. They carry a variety of sizes.

David Stone (University District) : He carries mainly full size instruments and some hard-to-find rosin.

Lasley Violins (Ballard) : buy or rent a cello, usually full size.

Olsen Violins (Ballard) : apply a year’s worth of cello rent toward the purchase of any cello. Mainly full sizes available.

Rafael Carrabba Violins (W. Queen Anne) : a good resource for cello purchases and repairs. Mainly services higher end instruments.

Hammond Ashley Violins (Issaquah): 9 months of cello rental goes toward the purchase of any cello. They offer cellos of all sizes here.

Applebaum Violins (Tacoma): great student instruments for rental and purchase. Also sells higher end instruments and is happy to talk with you about all things cello.


Cello Information and Fun:

Little Cellist

Internet Cello Society

Aitchison Mnatzaganian Articles : everything you wanted to know about cello repair, care, and cello player health