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Is Violin Setup Important? Here are the facts.

Introducing the Potter 12-Point Setup Thanks to your support and our staff’s dedication and expertise, we are honored to be celebrating our 25th anniversary! We’ve seen our fair share of…


2021 Spring / Summer Music Festivals

The world still looks a little different, and so do your options for music festivals in 2021. While not complete, this list is a sampling of virtual, in-person, and hybrid…


Excellence in Preservation Awarded to Potter Violins

We are honored to have been selected to receive the Excellence in Preservation Award from Montgomery Preservation Inc. in Maryland for preservation, rehabilitation, and adaptive reuse of our historic building!…


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Teacher Appreciation Day 2019

Join us for all or part of this special day on September 8th, 2019 and find inspiration for the start of the 2019 – 2020 academic year!  There will be…


Hearing Protection for Musicians

Hearing Protection for Musicians

Hearing Protection for Musicians Hearing protection is often an issue overlooked by many musicians. More frequently, you see musicians in rehearsals wearing earplugs silently being judged by others for the large…


Tips on selecting a new bow

Tips on selecting a new bow

Tips on selecting a new bow Finding the perfect violin, viola, or cello bow may seem daunting, but these tips will help aid you in your endeavor. In selecting a…


Summer Music Camps

Why are summer music camps important? Parents often ask, “What can I do to get my kid to the next level?” One answer is sending them to one of the…


Johansen International Competition

Competition Overview The Johansen International Competition for Young String Players is sponsored by the Friday Morning Music Club Foundation. The JIC takes place once every 3 years. The next competition will take place March…