Fun Free Stuff

Free Public Classical and Jazz radio can stream either classical or Jazz from your computer.

for very advanced students (not just string music but ALL music)

The Violin Site

Alto Clef Flashcards

Music Notation - Free Notation Software (must download) - Create music online (do not have to download, demo version is free but you are limited to how many pieces you can save)

Music Theory

For purchasing/renting instruments, accessories, and music (Check it out, lots of info for basses! Plus strings and cases for violin, viola and cello!) <----- Bass info ! Check out the videos! (from String Emporium) (from String Emporium) (from String Emporium)

Fine Instruments (more advanced students)

Paul Stevens Violins

15 Simpson Rd.

Ardmore, PA 19003

(610) 649-0737

David Michie Violins

1714 Locust Street

Philadelphia PA 19103


Harold Golden

7801 Winston Road

Philadelphia PA 19118

(215) 242-0307

Kot Violins

1048 W. Lancaster Ave.

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Store Hours: 2-5PM, Tuesday-Saturday


(610) 225-1870

(610) 527-5552 (during store hours)

Mount Airy Violins

Mount Airy Violins & Bows

6665 Germantown Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19119


Open Wednesday - Saturday, 1pm - 5pm


Electric String Instruments

Orchestras, musical events, etc.

The Philadelphia Orchestra - Classical Music Festival at Bryn Mawr College featuring members of The Philadelphia Orchestra

Educator resources (for students with Special Needs)

Inspiration for all

An Adaptation Took Kit for Teaching Music

Adaptive Use Musical Instruments - "Adaptive Use Musical Instruments (AUMI) interface enables students who have very little voluntary movement or other varieties of impairments to create and perform electronic sounds and sequences in order to participate in solo and ensemble electronic music improvisation and composition."

Music Technology and Disabled Access - Links to programs that can be used to create music for students with exceptionalities.

Choosing Instruments (for students with special needs)

10 Incredible Musicians with Physical Handicaps

Insight about teaching students with special needs by a private instructor

If you have a student with a physical disability who is interested in playing an instrument they probably already go to Shriners Hospital or some other hospital for treatment, you should let their parent know that their doctor should be able to refer them to a specialist for any prosthesis or other assisting devices.

People First Language (for everyone)

People First Language Chart