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The "Lick Of The Week" :

Welcome to the series "Lick Of The Week". The first several videos will be provided by Shelby Eicher, Education Director and board member Rick Morton. Our intent is to provide vidoes from other guest instructors in the near future. Stay tuned......



How To Buy A Violin: By: Mack Bettis

For over 50 years Mack Bettis has endeavored to find, restore, trade in, and collect older and mature high quality European and other  violins and bows. Whenever possible, he offers them to students and teachers who prefer the more mature, proven, European, as well as the few good American and other violins. Mack has done extensive research into the world of crafting violins and offers the following article on ‘How to Buy A Violin.’