Jazz violinist and educator Christian Howes has graciously extended holiday discount specials to customers of Electric Violin Shop!
Take 50% off instructional items in the Creative Strings Shop this month! (Starting as low as $1, these make perfect stocking stuffers for musicians) Get deals on summer camp tuition, our home study course, fun string ensemble charts, and more!
Holiday shopping can be difficult–especially if you are a non-musician shopping for musical equipment! Electric Violin Shop makes shopping for the string player in your life easy by offering a variety of gift options to fit nearly any budget! If you’re looking for something small or relatively inexpensive, check out our Stocking Stuffers category. If you want ideas for something bigger, including instruments and musical gear, take a look at out Holiday Gift Ideas, where you can sort items by price. For further advice on what to get your musical loved one this holiday season, read on or contact us for personalized advice… Read the rest of this entry »
The Electric Violin Shop violin wall on a given day, representing only a portion of our in-stock selection!
Whether you’re a seasoned classical violinist, an experienced fiddler, an aspiring rock or jazz player, or a novice musician buying your first musical instrument of any kind, choosing an electric violin from the many available models can seem like a daunting decision-making process. There is a huge range of prices, shapes, colors and features that can be enough to make anyone’s head spin! Not to worry…Electric Violin Shop is here to radically simplify your choice by showing you how to narrow down your selection based these key considerations:
By addressing this handful of considerations one by one, you can quickly narrow the selection of electric violins to a small number of instruments that fit all of your requirements. We are always available to assist you along the way and can be contacted at 866-900-8400 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also respond with careful personalized recommendations to those who submit our Shopping Assistant form. Read the rest of this entry »
The MuzArt World Foundation has invited Mark Wood to be the host and featured artist for a huge concert event called “We Are Hope” to celebrate music education and we’re putting out the call to electric and acoustic violins, violas, cellos, and basses to be part of the world’s first virtual symphony orchestra.
Indian Carnatic violinist Neyveli S. Radhakrishna, who goes by ‘Radha’, paid a visit to our shop in advance of a performance in nearby Raleigh, NC, bringing with him his own favored instrument, one of the most unusual electric violins ever made. Radha, who was inspired by L. Shankar’s similar instrument, commissioned John Jordan a double neck electric violin. Read the rest of this entry »
We love it when customers let us know how they’re liking their purchases, and even better still when the send photographs! This week alone we’ve had three lovely ladies send pictures and kind words of thanks…
“Here’s a photo from the Shamrocked Festival in Murrieta , California! Love my new Stratton [Skull] five string fiddle!”
It is EVS’s pleasure to conducting business around the globe, but providing advice and great customer service across time zones can be quite challenging! Here’s a great note we received from Francois Loiselle, a satisfied Viper customer: Read the rest of this entry »
Have you recorded original songs that feature electric violin, viola, cello or upright bass? Do you want free exposure for your band or solo act? If you answered yes to both, then it’s time to send us your favorite original track to be used as background music in an Electric Violin Shop YouTube product review or promotional video. There will be many upcoming videos and, therefore, many opportunities to have your track selected! Read the rest of this entry »
Football season is about to kick off and with it the fantasy football season. We at Electric Violin Shop asked ourselves, “Why should sports fans have all the fun?!” We got together and decided to build our fantasy performance gear rigs by selecting pieces of equipment in pre-determined order, à la fantasy football drafts.
Each staff member’s rig had to include an instrument, amplifier, effects pedal and bow (an exception was made for the upright bass rig), and a final slot in each rig was designated a “flex” item…in other words, player’s choice. We cut cards to determine picking order and proceeded to draft in serpentine fashion (first to pick in Round 1 is the last to pick in Round 2, etc.).
So, without further ado, here are the results of our expert mock draft (continue reading below for our experts’ post-draft breakdowns)… Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re a stage or studio musician, you can’t spend to much on an excellent cable. Your cable is the conduit through which your tone passes from your instrument to your amplification equipment and you can’t afford to lose the quality or strength of that signal along the way. Read the rest of this entry »