Bobby

About Bobby

Bobby has been playing the viola for over 18 years and performs in several orchestras around the Pittsburgh area.

Top 6 Viola Shoulder Rests 2021

August 5th, 2021|Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , |

Kun K400C Viola Shoulder Rest - Kun is by far the most common viola and violin shoulder rest brand. A real classic, this should rest boasts collapsible and adjustable feet to limit space taken up in a viola case and fit a wide range of viola sizes.

6 Best Viola Mutes

August 5th, 2021|Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , |

A viola mute is a small accessory, usually made of rubber, that attaches to the bridge of a viola and "mutes" the viola by dampening the higher notes. This makes the sound much more mellow than usual. Below we'll discuss the best viola mutes you can buy. Mutes are

Best Viola Cases 2021

August 5th, 2021|Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , |

Violas are very delicate instruments that can get scratched or broken very easily since they are carefully constructed from fragile wood. Despite how careful you may be with your viola, it's likely to get injured or broken if you don't protect it well. In order to protect

Best Electric Violas 2021

August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , |

Buying an electric viola is a great life decision. Electric violas are stylish, "cool," and downright fun to play. Since electric violas are harder to find at local music shops and usually must be purchased online, we have consolidated a list below of the best electric violas.

Best Viola Brands for Beginners 2021

August 1st, 2021|Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , |

Beginner viola players need an instrument that is both ready-to-play out-of-the-box and is cost-effective since they may not continue playing for long. Our comprehensive list of beginner viola brands below has been evaluated by our staff to ensure that they are both beginner- and budget-friendly. Each

Best Viola Strings Review

July 16th, 2021|Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , , |

It's a New Year so we have a new ranking of the best viola strings! Our rankings have changed slightly from last year due to additional testing we did. In particular, our number one viola string recommendation changed this year to Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold. Strings are one

Best Viola Brands Review 2021

July 5th, 2021|Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , , |

Buying a viola is a complicated process so you need to know what viola brand to buy. You need to buy a viola brand that is known for high-quality workmanship. Quality is shown through the external beauty of the instrument and also the sound. Our list is

Best Viola Strings & Combinations 2021

May 1st, 2021|Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , , |

Strings are one of the most important parts of the viola as they, when combined with a bow, ultimately produce the beautiful tones that violas are known for so it is therefore it is vital for you to pick the best viola strings. Given the wide variety

10 Christmas Gifts for Viola Players 2021

January 2nd, 2021|Categories: General Viola|Tags: , , |

It's that time of year again. Time to decorate the Christmas tree, put up the stockings, and buy all the Christmas presents. If you have a viola player in the family, finding the right viola gifts for them can be tough, but don't fear! Below are the hottest Christmas

D Z Strad Viola Model 101 Review

January 5th, 2020|Categories: Product Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , |

The D Z Strad Viola Model 101 is the ideal viola for the intermediate viola player. This viola is most popular amongst teachers, students, and expert musicians. The D Z Strad brand has won our rating as the best intermediate viola brand in both our 2017 best