Getting Your First Violin or Viola? Read This First.

Budgets are tight, and the holidays are here. Your daughter wants a violin, but you can’t afford $500 for one – so you turn to Amazon, eBay and Craigslist. Sounds like a great idea until you get it, and not only does it sound awful (and it’s not just operator error), but the pegs don’t work, fine tuners broke within days and the bridge… is it bent? While these online resources are fantastic for many things, the musical instruments you find there often leave something to be desired. Craigslist actually…