Are you a first-time player learning to use rosin? Curious about how rosin works? Watch the video below to learn about the basics of rosin, and don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more informational videos!
Johnson String Instrument is a proud supporter of the Johnson String Project. Our goal is to bring high quality, well-maintained instruments to under-served children throughout Massachusetts. See our program in action by watching the video below. For more information, please visit our website.
Selected cellos and bows are now on display in our Contemporary Cello & Cello Bow Exhibit, featuring some of today’s finest makers (see below). For trial information, please contact our cello sales consultant Robert Mayes at rmayes@carriagehouseviolins.
Cello makers featured in the exhibit include Michele Ashley, Paul Crowley, Nicolas Gilles, James McKean, David Polstein, Guy Rabut, Benjamin Ruth, Arthur Toman, Gregory Walke, Lawrence Wilke, among others.
Bow makers include John Aniano, Emmanuel Begin, Jon Crumrine, Pierre-Yves Fuchs, Éric Gagné, Jianfeng Lee, Rodney Mohr, Eric Lane, Georges Tepho, and many more.
Visit the Carriage House Violins facebook page for featured instruments and bows in the exhibit! We will post a featured cello or cello bow daily throughout March.
To view complete listings of instruments and bows for sale at Carriage House Violins, please visit carriagehouseviolins.com. You can always contact one of our knowledgable sales consultants to schedule an appointment to play the instruments in our shop, or set up a home trial!
It’s Cello Month at Carriage House Violins!
Throughout the month of March, Carriage House Violins—Johnson String Instrument’s sales division—will host a number of exciting events especially for cellists. Lectures, performances, and an instrument exhibition are among the upcoming events, all taking place in the concert hall at Carriage House Violins in Newton Upper Falls, Massachusetts.
Cello Month Events
Click here to visit the Cello Month page on the Carriage House Violins website to see the list of remaining events. We are excited to present a number of performances, including a concert by the sensational Boston Cello Quartet, a concert by pioneering cellist and composer Mike Block, an all-Schubert concert to benefit Music For Food, and a concert to honor long-time principal cellist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Jules Eskin. Also, don’t miss a lecture about cellos in the 18th century presented by Guy Fishman, principal cellist of the Handel and Haydn Society.
Friday, March 13, 2015 – The Boston Cello Quartet – Blaise Déjardin, Adam Esbensen, Mihail Jojatu, Alexandre Lecarme, cellos. (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All Schubert Concert to benefit Music for Food, with cellist Blaise Dejardin, pianist Andrei Baumann, and The Muir Quartet with cellist Robert Mayes.
Contemporary Instrument Exhibition
During Cello Month, an expanded selection of cellos and bows for sale will be offered at Carriage House Violins. These instruments will be on display in an instrument exhibition featuring renowned modern makers. If you are shopping for a cello or bow, this is a great time to visit us to try the instruments in the collection, and speak to our knowledgable sales consultants at Carriage House Violins!
You can also learn about featured Cello Month instruments on the Carriage House Violins facebook page!
The Boston Cello Society