We have a large variety of strings for full and fractional size violins, violas, cellos, and basses. Feel free to browse our listing below, or come into the store to ask us about what we carry. We also carry a small selection of vihuela, guitarron, and classical guitar strings.

Eudoxa – Pirastro Eudoxas are the world’s most popular string for orchestral and chamber music. They produce a warm, soft, far-carrying sound with exceptional durability, tonal characteristics and response.

Oliv – Pirastro’s Oliv violin strings are considered by many to be the best gut strings in the world. Oliv strings are used by some of the most renowned violinists in the world. The strings are produced with the highest quality winding and gut core. The sound deliverance is by far the fullest in warmth and brilliance. Tonal quality is completely unsurpassed by any other string. The goldplated E string further complements this set of superior gut strings by providing a very bright and responsive high register treble.

Passione – Passione violin strings are often called the unique gut string for the future! For some time, a new trend evolved, especially amongst young classical violinists who search for a full and complex sound, to start experimenting with violin strings with a gut core. As the leading gut string manufacturer in the world, Pirastro has now picked up this trend and developed the Passione violin string line.

Chromcor – Pirastro Chromcor strings are perfect for anyone who plays jazz, fusion, new age, or bluegrass. The Chromcor’s chromesteel on steel wrap creates a sound all their own. These strings are extremely popular in Europe.

Evah Pirazzi – Pirastro Evah Pirazzi strings are made with the newest manufacturing techniques and offer a focused sound, wide dynamic range, quick response and are highly sensitive to pianissimo passages, the most intensive brilliant sounding synthetic core strings.

Vision – Thomastik Vision Titanium Solo strings produce rich, complex tones, unparalleled tuning stability, and exceptional playability. Vision Titanium Solo strings are perfect for soloists.
Tonica – Tonica violin strings are the top of the line synthetic core string from Pirastro. The special synthetic core is made of the finest and most flexible single filaments along with high quality winding materials. These strings are constructed using the latest manufacturing techniques, including strict quality control. They feature great dependability, full and powerful volume, lively sound with a high degree of modulation, extremely quick response, and they tune immediately and are resistant to changes in humidity.

Spirocore – Hi-tech, top grade strings with a flexible spiral steel core. This core has greater elasticity than that of conventional strings, which means more responsiveness. The sound is full and homogenous, balanced and voluminous. Spirocore is much favored by jazz bassists because of its suitability for amplified pickup tone. Thomastik-Infeld has tackled notorious ‘cello problems such as wolf notes and muting difficulties with Spirocore C and G strings in wound tungsten and silver wound. Spirocore’s hi-tech core makes for effortless fingering, responsive bowing, stable tuning and a very long string life.

Dominant – Dominant series violin strings are one of the most widely-used synthetic strings. A highly flexible, multi-strand nylon core makes these comparable in sound and feel to natural gut. The E string is aluminum/steel or plain steel, ball or loop end.

Zyex – Zyex synthetic core strings produce an extremely warm, rich sound. Zyex strings are made from a new generation of synthetic material, creating strings that are incredibly stable under drastic climatic conditions. Within a matter of hours, Zyex settles in on the instrument with a sound that is warmer than most other synthetic core strings. Zyex is also an excellent choice for use on bright sounding instruments.

Corelli – Corelli Alliance Vivace by Savare are possibly the best synthetic core strings on the market. Corelli Alliance strings provide the warmth of gut along with great projection and stability.

Warchaal – Warchaal makes several different varieties, such as the Ametyst, Brilliant, Brilliant Vintage, Karneol, and Nefrit. Their sounds range from bright and lively to warm and mellow, with a variety of materials available as well.

Red Label – Super Sensitive Red Label strings are great strings for those that want a balanced tone on a budget. The full-core, nickel-wound strings are highly recommended by Suzuki Method instructors and other music teachers, as well as students and professionals. Their design is based on students’ needs, providing excellent tonal quality and dependability for a fair price.

Jargar – Jargar chromesteel strings have been a long time favorite for violinists, violists and cellists. They possess a powerful, robust tone with a bright response making it a good choice for folk style playing, or any music that uses a lot of double stops.

Larsen – Larsen cello strings are excellent, clean, clear and surprisingly rich steel-core strings featuring a big, warm sound with excellent focus and projection. Long life and great value are features of all Larsen strings, the first choice of many professional players. Larsen strings are one of the most popular professional grade cello strings.
Hill – These strings are generally warm and well-suited to instruments needing good general-purpose strings. They’re not highly recommended for solo work as their tone is somewhat mellower than soloist strings tend to be, but Hill E strings are very highly recommended for intermediate level violins.

Aricore – Pirastro Aricore strings feature a multifilament synthetic core (perlon) with aluminum winding for the A and D strings and a silver winding for the G string while the E string is plain steel. They are long lasting, stable in pitch, and feature a dark sound in comparison with other synthetic core strings.

Obligato – Pirastro Obligato strings are based on an exclusive new core material, along with advances in manufacturing techniques, resulting in the true warmth and complex overtones of gut core strings with the stability and quick response of synthetic core strings. Obligato has also demonstrated quick break in time, exceptional projection, and unusual durability.

Prazision – With their solid core, these steel strings are strident in tone and feel, lending the sound brilliance and enhancing the player’s confidence on the instrument. Precision are by no means a new invention and are based on the original ideology of Dr. Thomastik and Otto Infeld.

D’Addario – D’Addario, the world’s largest manufacturer of musical instrument strings, is known worldwide for unsurpassed quality and consistency. D’Addario continues to develop and manufacture exceptional strings and accessories for violin, viola, cello and double bass, incorporating innovative packaging that reduces waste and provides protection from corrosion. All D’Addario strings are manufactured in the U.S.A. using proprietary, digitally controlled, state-of-the-art machinery for unmatched performance, set after set.

Peter Infeld – he new Peter Infeld violin strings were especially designed for discriminating players who take pleasure from the strings’ distinguished ability to produce complex tones and hence a rich spectrum of sound colors, the power and elegance as well as a high dynamic range. Three particular features which are perceptible after only a few moments of playing are the instant bow response, the superior tuning stability and the soft left hand feeling.

Helicore – Helicore cello strings are crafted with a multi-stranded steel core, resulting in optimal playability while producing a clear, warm tone. The smaller string diameter provides quick bow response. Premium quality materials combined with skilled workmanship produces strings known for excellent pitch stability and longevity.