Helpful Articles & How To's

Questions Cello Shoppers Often Ask

by Linda West

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Renting vs Buying a Cello: Pros and Cons of Each

by Anne West

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Why Beginners Should Avoid Cello-Shaped Objects

by Anne West

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Who Makes Wu Ling and Johannes Seibert Cellos?

by Linda West

All about Chinese cellos and our private lines from China.
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Why Using the Right Height Cello Chair is So Important

by Anne West

Cello is a demanding instrument, requiring correct ergonomics to avoid pain and injury. It's important to select a chair of the proper height for each player.
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How to Select a Compatible Bow for Your Cello

by Linda West

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Things to Consider Before Purchasing an Antique Instrument

by Anne West

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How Often Should I Rehair my Bow?

by Anne West

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Why We Love Geared Pegs for Cello

by Linda West

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How to Find a Buzz in your Cello

by Linda West

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How to Pack & Ship a Bow

by Linda West

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Repairing Open Seams in a Cello

by Linda West

Linda explains how to find open seams on your cellos (or other instruments, such as violins, violas, or basses) and how to repair them.
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How to Select a Cello for a Beginner

by Linda West

Linda explains fitting a cello to the student, and how to decide what kind of cello to purchase, depending on many factors.
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How to Rosin Your Bow

by Linda West

What is rosin? Why do I need it? How do I use it?
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