Category: My Fiddle

There’s an Artist in the House

My new Fiddleman Artist violin arrived within the past hour. As when I bought my Fiddlerman Concert violin back in February, it arrived extremely well-packed. And, even though I ordered the Artist without any accessories, to my surprise, when I opened the box, it was in a beautiful case, a case on par with the…

Deciding on a New Fiddle. And, the Winner is…

In Deciding on a New Fiddle, I wrote about buying a new, second fiddle. I had narrowed my choice to three models. Well, today I made the choice and purchased a Fiddlerman Artist Violin. I decided to go a step up from my present Concert violin and will consider the Master violin or Soloist violin…

Deciding on a New Fiddle

So, I’ve decided I want to buy a second fiddle, but I can’t make up my mind which one to buy. I have a few reasons why I want a second fiddle and, of course, I will buy it from the Fiddlershop, but which one to get? Will it be the Master? Will it be…

First Visit to the Fiddle Doctor

Suffering from a fallen soundpost, I had to bring my fiddle to the fiddle doctor. I brought it to the local violin shop, Montero Violins in Stroudsburg, PA. Montero Violins is a full service violin shop offering a wide selection fine instruments and bows for sale, instruments for rent, accessories, repairs and lessons. When I entered…

My Soundpost Fell!

Today, I did a stupid thing. I was looking at my violin and it looked as if the bridge under the E string was leaning ever so slightly. Rather than holding the bridge on both sides to make the adjustment, I tried to just move the E string side just a hair. I don’t know…

My Fiddlerman Fiddle Arrives

Earlier this week, tracking of my Fiddlerman Concert Violin Outfit showed it would not arrive until Monday, February 4th, but it made it here faster, and I received it today! It was very well packed and protected. And, when I opened it, it took my breath away with it’s plush interior. The case is quite…

Choosing a Fiddle

Now that I finally made the decision to learn the fiddle, I had to find a fiddle, but so many questions… Rent? New? Used? Local music store? Online? Quality? Budget? My head was spinning! Wanting to own my own fiddle and afraid of buying a used lemon because of my ignorance, I decided to buy…