Student Resources

These resources are my product and service recommendations for my students. It is by no means a complete list and I will add to it as I come across new things.

Disclaimer: some of these links are affiliate links. I only recommend products I believe in.

Instrument Rental/Repair

M&R Weisshaar and Son Violin Shop
1763 Orange Avenue Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 287-5715

Foster’s Violin Shop
224 South Olive Street Orange, CA 92866
(714) 639-4480

Accessories has a wide selection accessories and the best selection and prices for strings. I recommend Larsen strings in Forte gauge for A, D, G, and C strings. Another setup would Larsen Forte for A, D and G, and then Thomastik Spirocore tungsten C string. has a good selection of accessories. They carry my favorite rosin, Liebenzeller Gold IV.

Locally, Weishaar Violin Shop has strings that are the same price as Shar.

Sheet Music and Books

Sheet music can be purchased at:

Searching for sheet music that is the right edition from the right publisher can be time consuming.

Below you can find the etudes and pieces that I recommend.

Recommended Etudes and Pieces