Getting Started

If you are ready to start the exciting journey of helping your child learn the violin, below are the essentials you will need to get started.

1. Violin (rent or purchase)
2. Shoulder rest (choose model to match size of the violin)
    -Kun Collapsible
    -Everest Easy Model
3. Music Stand (collapsible)
    -Recommended Stand
4. Books
    -Suzuki Method for Violin, Volume One with accompanying cd
    -I Can Read Music, Volume One by Joanne Martin

Where to buy or rent violins, accessories and books

Midwest String Rentals : 30 East Adams, Suite 1200, Chicago, Il, 60603 (312) 566-0429

A440 Violin Shop: 2222 W. Roscoe St., Chicago, Il, 60611 (773) 348-4949

Gregory Sapp Violins:  407 S. Dearborn, Suite 1150, Chicago, Il, 60605 (312) 360-0244

Shar Music (online)

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