Resources for the String Musician
Instruments, accessories, and music can be purchased from local music stores and on-line. For rental or repairs, contact the local music stores.
Local Music Stores:
R Pals Music
3087 Solano Avenue, Napa CA 94558
Open 11:00 to 5:30 Monday to Friday
Local, friendly service.
6420 Fairmount Ave, El Cerrito CA 94530
Open 10:30 to 6:00 Monday to Friday (rentals: 5:30)
Has an excellent reputation for string instrument repairs.
Loveland Violin Shop
618 Fourth Street, Suite 207, Santa Rosa CA 95404
Open 10:00 to 5:00 Monday to Friday
Shar Products Company [Michigan]
Will often ship orders for strings free. Wide range of music available.
Southwest Strings [Arizona]
Best buy for student instruments.
Young Musicians [Texas]
Often 15-30% cheaper than the above two suppliers for supplies, but has a more limited selection.