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Things 4 Strings® premium, patented string teaching tools (for violin, viola, cello, and French-style bow bass) are widely endorsed by top soloists, professionals, teachers, and students - and, sometimes, in the news!

New Jersey Monthly, October 2014: Honor from Leading Women Entrepreneurs



Ruth Brons is for her work as President of Things 4 Strings LLC!

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Archi Magazine Things 4 Strings® Accessories Review, September 2014


Viva Italia! 

Not only were we excited that our accessories were exhibited in Cremona this month at Mondomusica

(where our Italy Distributor, Bode SRL, SOLD OUT!), but we received a lovely write up in Archi Magazine!  


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Attention ASTA Members: ASTA CAP Webinar is TONIGHT!



ASTACAP Webinar is occurring TONIGHT, September 21 from 8 to 9 p.m. EDT. If you haven’t registered for it already, please take a minute to do so now (invite link and meeting information may be found below).


During the webinar, Steve Benham, ASTA president, will review some of the changes occurring within the program, including some of the more discussed issues. There will be a brief Q & A session at the end of the webinar, after Steve finishes a PowerPoint presentation.


It is suggested to join the meeting 5-10 minutes before it begins, as we’ll start promptly at 8 p.m.



You may register for the event using the invite below, or use the following meeting information to join:


Meeting Number: 1031166


Join Online Meeting:


To join from a phone:

Toll: +12014794595


To have computer audio + video in your meeting, please download Fuze.


Need help? Contact Support at

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Featured Dealer: The Long Island Violin Shop

Located at 8 Elm Street in Huntington, Long Island, and now with a brand-new location in East Setauket near Stony Brook University, The Long Island Violin Shop is a premier full-service shop for violins, violas, cellos, basses, and their bows.

We sell, rent, and repair instruments and bows for players of all ages, ability, and budgets. Our other services include lessons, school workshops, appraisals, and consignments.

As a family-owned store, we pride ourselves on our customer service, wide selection, and above all, our love and knowledge of instruments, bows, and musicians.


"We love the Cellophant because it gets our young customers excited about
the experience of producing their own sound. They are always delighted by
its shape, colors, and texture, and we recommend it all the time!" 

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"Better Skills, Greater Joy"

An email inquiry received this week, from a parent looking for lessons for her daughter, has served as a succinct reminder of why we work so hard to get our accessories, literally, into the hands of beginning players.

We have highlighted the portion that struck such a chord with us:


We pledge to continue our work spreading great, easy bow holds,

and our message of "Better Skills, Greater Joy!"

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