Our Top Reviewed Accessories for String Instruments


From rosin to rock-stops, here are some of our customers’ favourite accessories!

Evah Pirazzi Violin String Set 4/4
‘Absolutely love the strings, they have a rich, beautiful sound like no other. Take a while to wear in but when they do they sound amazing.’ – 5 stars –

Evah Pirazzi strings have a core made from a modern synthetic multifilament fibre, offering outstanding playability and exceptional response at any of the dynamic levels. Evah Pirazzis have a complex sound, rich with overtones based on a brilliant core sound.

Versum Cello String Set 4/4
‘The most playable strings I have ever used. Both ends, and along the full length of the fingerboard are a pleasure to play, on all four strings. They are comfortable for the fingers, produce a great tone and are so easy to play in tune.
My impression has been that they bring out the best in an individual cello, allowing me to explore each instrument’s tone and character better than I had experienced with other strings.’ – 5 stars – 

Thomastik Versum strings have been specifically designed for professional players and instruments. They offer a vast spectrum of tonal colours, with a sweet top end and a warm, velvety bottom end. They bring the best out of your instrument.

BAM Classic Cello Case with Wheels Silver
‘Nice and slim, durable. Handles are positioned well and the carabina straps are very comfortable and feel very safe. The suspension system inside is a great innovation for cello cases.’ – 5 stars –

Great same expertise now in a range of prices to fit every budget.

Larica Gold 1 Violin Rosin

‘A lovely rosin. Not too powdery and I get a great tone without having to use much rosin and without any scratchiness in the sound.’ – 5 stars –

LARICA Metal Rosin continues the tradition of the famous Liebenzeller Metal Rosin. We use the original formula and manufacturing process. Each step is done by hand and therefore we can guarantee the high quality you have come to expect from Liebenzeller Metal rosins.

Manhasset Symphony Stand 
‘This is a great music stand for a great price. It’s metal and has a solid base so it’s not tipsy. I’ve seen it used in orchestras but it blends into the home decor because of it’s simplicity. Great for longterm use, especially for growing young musicians. I prefer this over the portable, foldable wire stands.’ – 5 stars –

Perfect for orchestras, school bands, and individual musicians that demand high quality and durability. This is our most popular music stand. The Manhasset Symphony Stand is used by more schools than all other music stands combined.


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Viol Polish for String Instruments 
‘Viol brings a beautiful clear, clean polish finish for my violin and bow and I highly recommend it.’ – 5 stars – 

Viol” Violin & Bow Cleaning Polish. A good preservative and cleaner for stringed instruments and bows. Also acts as a protective agent against wood worms which can attack old instruments. Made in Germany.

Black Hole Cello Rock Stop
‘I think that these endpin holders are great! They don’t shift , no matter the surface type. I have had slipping issues with other types, which isn’t good when playing double bass! They are good value for money.’ – 5 stars –

Made by a company that specializes in non-slip rubber products, the Black Hole Cello Stop is a simple and effective means of holding the cello in place – the smoother and harder the floor, the better it works.Just place the Black Hole in position and let the unique non-slip properties do the rest. No messing around with strings or belt straps around the chair legs!! Easily carried in the pocket or in the case.

Artino Rubber Coated Metal Practice Mute for Violin or Viola
‘This is a really great mute for a more discreet practice. It softens the sound without losing any of the detail within the music. Great to finally see a metal mute with rubber casing, definitely much better for my violin!’ – 5 stars – 

The Artino practice mutes are great for when you want to soften the sound of your playing. Ideal for people who practice late at night, live in an apartment, or live with people who have to live with a beginner string player! This mute will cut out around 70% of the original volume, but still allows for you to hear what’s going on.

Kun Original Violin Shoulder Rest
‘Super comfy, I know it will be durable and the extra height has given me much better capacity to get those pesky fourth finger notes!’ – 5 stars – 

The practical, uncomplicated design of the Kun Original shoulder rest is based on our earliest handmade model. This rest is adjustable in three directions, and the end members are fitted with a patented locking device to ensure that it will not fully rotate to touch the instrument.

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