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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!…


Potter Violins

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…


bow rehairs

How often should I rehair my bow?

Bow Maintenance and Rehairing The schedule for routine bow maintenance is poorly understood by the very players who need it the most. In addition to the hair wearing out, the…


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…


MCMTA

Brewster Competition for Strings

H. Stevens Brewster Jr., Memorial Competition for Strings We are thrilled to announce we are sponsoring the Brewster Competition for Strings presented by Montgomery County Music Teachers Association and American…