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ExperiencedAffordableDedicatedGuaranteedCreativeTHEANSWERBOOK2013-2014 WELCOMETOTHEANSWERBOOKTothenewcomertheviolinworldcanseemfullofmysteryandunansweredquestions.MystaandIholdtheviewthatnothingissocomplicatedthatwecanthelpyoubecomeinformedandgainthecondencethatyouwillneedtomakegooddecisionsaboutbuyingowningandcaringforbeautifulstringedinstrumentsandtheirbows.Wetakegreatpleasureinhelpingpeoplelearntheinsandoutsofthestringworld.Withinthesepagesyouwillndtheanswerstomanyofthequestionsthatstringplayersteachersstudentsandparentshaveonavarietyofsubjects.Whetheryouarejuststartingyourpre-twinklerontheroadtoplayingbeautifulmusicortryingtogureoutthecostsinvolvedinpreparingforacollege-boundorchestramemberyoucanrelyonThePoerViolinCompanyforsoundadviceonstartingandmaintainingalong-termrelationshipwiththeirmusicandtheirinstruments.Ourinstrumentsareknowntheworldoverforhavingthebestvalueforthemoneyspent.Whileitispossibletondinstrumentsonthewebforapparentlylowerdollarguresoenthesadresultisthatthestudentwindsupsueringinthelongrun.Thebargainsthatseemtosavemoneyatrstcancostmuchmoretorepairandoenhavenowarrantyortrade-invalue.Thiscanthrowaverynegativelightontheexperienceofplayingmusicerodingself-condenceandrobbingthestudentofcrucialinsightsduringtheireducationaldevelopment.Havingarelationshipwithashopthatwillbethereforyouwhetheritistomorroworintenyearswillprovidevaluethatisbeyondmeasure.Weoeryouourhandsourskillsourexperienceandoursupportinyourquesttoexploretheunspokenbeautythatcomesfromlearningtoexpressyourselfthroughmusic.BonVoyageL.DaltonPoerPresidentThePoerViolinCompany HOWTOUSETHEANSWERBOOKAsyoupagethroughthisbookletyouwillnoticesomedierencesromourearliercomprehensiveyearlycatalogs.Forinstancewhiletherearepricerangesorinstrumentsandbowspricesonindividualproductshavebeenremoved.TherearestillsectionsrelatingtoinstrumentamiliesbowsaccessoriesbooksandsheetmusicbuttheentirepointoTheAnswerBookistohelpyoumakeinormeddecisionsbasedonyourneedsandbudgetnottosellyouoneparticularviolinstringorshoulderrest.AsalwayswestilloerourBestPriceGuaranteeiyoufndanyinstrumentorbowweselladvertisedatalowerpriceromanauthorizeddealerweguaranteetomatchthatpricesothatyouneverhavetoworryaboutspendingmore.Iyouhavequestionsorneedexactpricingeelreetocallusorvisitourwebsiteandwewillhappilyhelpyou.ThepeopleworkingatThePotterViolinCompanyareaknowledgeableandexperiencedgroupoplayersandteacherswhoarededicatedtohelpingyoufndexactlywhatyouneed.SincerelyJimKellyVicePresidentoOperationsFineInstrumentBowConsultantContactUs301.652.7070800.317.9452www.pottersviolins.comstore.pottersviolins.comwww.onlyviolas.comHoursTuesday-Friday1000am-600pmSaturday930am-400pmClosedSundaysMondaysandholidaysWewillmatchourcompetition-tosimilarlyauthorizeddealersnotweb-onlymerchants.AlsosubjecttoMAPpricingwhenapplicable.TABLEOfCONTENTSRentalPrograms........................4WhatIsYourPriceRange.................6InstrumentLinesPriceRanges............7SizingoInstruments....................8FrequentlyAskedQuestions................9EconomyStudentInstrumentsHaloAllegro........................12CapriceLegacyPeterZoller............13AdvancingStudentInstrumentsHeinrichLutiger.......................14Sarabande...........................15JayHaide............................16Callegari............................17RudoulDoetsch.......................18PremierStudentInstrumentsFriedrichGerhardt.....................19WilhelmKlier.........................20MarcoRomanEnzoSeppe..............21SeanPeak...........................22MartinEngelJohannEdler..............23OlderEuropean-CratedInstruments........24TipsonSelectingaBow.................25Bows............................2728ResidentLuthiers......................29AmericanLuthiers...................3031FrenchLuthiers.......................32ItalianLuthiers........................33DavidBaschConsultationServices.........35FineViolins..........................36FineViolas...........................37FineCellos...........................38FineBows...........................39FinancingOptions.....................40ViolinCases.....................414243ViolaCases.......................4445CelloCases.....................464748Accessories..........................49ElectricInstruments.................5051ProessionalServices...................52GeneralInormation....................53RestorationServices.................5455 ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook4RENTALpROgRAMAvailablelocallyMDVADCEconomyMohyRaeProecioProgramViolinorViolaCello15.0025.005.007.00AvailablenationwideStandardViolinorViolaCelloBass25.0045.0060.005.007.009.00AvailablenationwidePrEmiErViolinorViolato34Celloto3445.0060.005.007.00rEntalS60CoverageManyolksstartoutbyjustrentingtheirfrstcoupleoinstruments.Otenyoucansavemoneywitharentalcreditprogramthatallowsyoutoapplysomeorallotherentaleesyouhavealreadypaidtowardsthepurchaseoamorepermanentinstrument.OurRentalProgramhasbeendevelopedwiththedesiresotheteachingcommunityinmind.Byworkingwithteachersandmusiceducatorsacrossthecountrywehavecreatedarentalprogramwiththehigheststandardsavailableanywhere.Wehavechosenfrst-qualityinstrumentsortherentalprogramthatexceedMENCstandards.Eachinstrumenthasbeenullyservicedbyourin-housestaoproessionalluthiers.Wewantyourexperiencewithustobeenjoyableandpositive.Weareplayersotheseinstrumentsourselvesandarededicatedtoprovidinghighqualitypersonalservice.REntAlGRAdEOPtIOnSWeoerthreerentalgradeoptionsEconomyStandardandPremier.AllthreehaveessentiallythesamerequirementsandbeneftshowevertheinstrumentqualityincreasessuccessivelywiththeStandardandPremierplanswhicharesuggestedortheadvancingstudentororthosewhosimplypreersuperiorinstruments.Alloourinstrumentsaresetuptothesameexactingstandardsoreaseoplayandoptimaltonequality.Eachoutftincludesnewstringsrosinchoiceowoodenorcarbonfberbowwithreshhorsehairandaviolincaseorcellobag.Wealsocarryalargevarietyoaccessoriesandsheetmusic. Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com5RENTALpROgRAMREntAldEPARtMEntCOnSUltAntSCardySpauldingMelanieNicholsOurmiimumcoracisoroyhreemohswithaone-timeopeningfeeafterwhichbillingcontinuesonamonthlybasisforaslongasyouwish.Themonthlyratewillnotchangeaftertheintroductoryperiod.Youmaychangesizeorgradeatanytimewithoutlossofrentalcredit.Thereisnorestockingorcancellationfee.100ohefrs18mohsremaybeappieowars65ohepurchasepriceoayisrumeoyourchoicewithin60daysofthecontracttermination.Weoeraopioaproeciopatohelpcoveraccidentaldamage.Ayisrumeyoubuyromusmayberaeiogeerousermsoraoherisrumeoyourchoiceofequalorgreatervalue.Ariversiceseumberorpassporumberaacreicararerequire.ShippigofStandardandPremierinstrumentsisavailablethroughouttheUnitedStateswecannotshipbasses.tuiioMachigRentalCreditaccumulatedmaybeusedfortuitionreimbursementupto50ofanySuzukiconferencecamporinstitutenationwide.PlEASEnOtEEachindividualplayerinafamilymayaccruerentalcreditonceonlytowardsaninstrumentorboweventhoughotherrentalcontractsmaybeopenedforthatindividual. ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook6ForspecifcinstrumentpricespleasevisitourshoporwebsiteThequestionopricewillcomeupearlyinthesearchprocesseitherwhenyouaremakinganappointmenttocomeintoourBethesdastoretotryoutinstrumentsorhavingusselectsomethingtosend.Wehaveinstrumentsthatspanahugepricerange.Thisbroadinventoryrefectsthewiderangeomusicalneedsoallourcustomersasweservebeginnerstoproessionalplayers.Webelievethatthebestinstrumentoranyplayerisnotdeterminedbyaparticularbrandormakerbutrathertheonethatsoundsandeelsthebest.Thisallowsormusicalandtechnicaldevelopmentinapricerangethatismanageable.Werecognizetheimportanceoamilybudgetsandwedoourbesttoaccountorthemusicalneedsotheplayerandthecustomerspriceparameters.Theollowingisageneralguidetothetypesoviolinsthatwillallintosomebroadanduseulpricecategories700-1600ThisrangecontainsprimarilyinstrumentsoriginatinginChineseworkshops.FromtheentrylevelHaloandAllegrotothemorehandcratedCapriceLegacyandPotterShopinstrumentstheseviolinscanworkwellorarstull-sizeinstrument.1750-3750InthisourlargestcategorywehavetherststepintoEuropeanviolins.Forwarmthaswellasprojectiontheseinstrumentswillwellserveanadvancingstudentwhoismovingintothestandardrepertoire.ElsewhereinthisbookletyouwillseetheseunderthebrandsZollerLutigerDoetschRomanSeppeandGerhardt.4000-6000Thiscategorywillbegintoseeoneoakindandolderinstruments.Theinventoryisalwayschangingsonoparticularnamescanbeidentied.NormallyonewillndoldGermaninstrumentsandmaybetheentryleveloldFrenchviolins.6000-10000Heretheadvancedplayerwillstarttoseehand-madeviolinsotenbyAmericanluthiersaswellassomeothebetterantiqueFrenchandGermaninstruments.Atanytimeoursalesstacandescribewhatwehaveinthisrange.10000andaboveThecertiedandauthenticatedmasterFrenchviolinsaswellasthemodernAmericansandItalianscanbeoundstartinginthispricerange.Thesearealluniqueinstrumentswhetherneworoldandmayverywellbethelietimeviolinortherightplayer.TheoldermodernItalianviolinswillbeginaround25000andabove.Rememberthatthisisaroughyetveryusefulguide.Whenyoumakeanappointmenttotryinstrumentsyouwillbeshownalltheviolinsinyourpricerangesimilarlyioneooursalespersonsisselectingsomethingtosendtoyoualltheavailablecandidatesareplayedandmatchedtoyoursoundexpectations.Oursalespeoplewhospecializeinviolasandcelloscandescribethecomparablepricecatagoriesorthoseinstruments.AfurthernoteaboutviolasUnliketheviolinandthecellotheviolahasnouniversalull-sizemeasurement.Wedonotevenusethetermull-sizetoreertoaviolaplayedbyaullygrownpersonastheinstrumentscanmeasureanywhererom15to16andbeyond.Generallythemidpointisabout16asmallerstaturedindividualmighteelmorecomortablewitha15alargerthanaveragepersonmightdowellwitha16.Neverthelessothermeasurementssuchasthestringlengthandthethicknessotheneckcanbejustasimportantasthebodylength.ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook6fULL-SizEviOLiNviOLApRiCERANgES Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com7Whereaseverythingstatedonthepreviouspageappliestothecelloaswellastotheviolinandtheviolathepricesorthedierentsortsocellosarealwayshigher.Sinceeverycelloisuniqueinitssoundqualityratherthansettlingonaparticularbrandoinstrumentitismorerewardingtodetermineonesbudgetandselectthemostappealinginstrumentinthatrange.Hereisasuggestionowhattoexpectwhenshoppingoracello.1100-2400Cellosinthisrangeareeasilyplayableandwillcarrythestudentthroughtherstyearsolearning.TheseareChineseinstrumentsgenerallymadeoChinesewood.2500-6000ThisrangeocellosincludesbothEuropeanandthebetterChineseinstruments.Ingeneralonecanexpectagreaterrangeotonalqualityaswellasastrongerandyetotenwarmerprojection.6000-9000InthisgroupwillbeoundbetterGermanworkshopcellos.ItisalsointhisrangethatonebeginstoencounterolderEuropeancellossomethingwhichissoughtaterowingtothebeautyandbreadthotonewhichageotenlendstoacello.Whileitisoccasionallypossibletondsuchacellooralowerpricethatwillusuallybeaconsequenceotheinstrumentsconditionandrefectiveoaconsiderableamountorepairworkintheinstrument.9000-15000NewGermancellosmadewiththegreatestattentiontodetailandusingveryhighqualitywoodwillotenbepricedinthisrange.Giventherelativescarcityoundamagedoldercellosonecanalsoexpecttondsuchpricesonoldercentral-Europeancelloswhicharereeosubstantialrepairs.18000ThispricerangeallowsyoutoconsiderhandmadecellosinverygoodconditionromItalianFrenchorAmericanmakers.Proessionalcellosareotenpricedmuchhigher.Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com7fULL-SizECELLOpRiCERANgES ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook8SiziNgOfiNSTRUMENTSOneothemosteagerlyanticipatedchangesthatgrowingstudentslookorwardtoischangingsizesintheirinstrument.Whilethecurrentinstrumentisregardedasanoldriendtherewardsoullerandmoredynamicsoundwillusuallyservetoovercometheeelingolossassociatedwithgivingupthesmallermoreamiliarinstrument.Withviolinstheteachingcommunityallsintotwoschoolsothoughtregardingsizing.Itisvitallyimportantthatyoucheckwithyourteacherbeoremakingnaldecisionsaboutpurchasinganinstrument.Beoremovingontothetwomethodsosizingviolinsorstudentsletusreviewtheractionalsizesoviolins.Afullsizeviolinmeasures14inchesinbodylengthnotincludingthebumpwheretheneckjoinsthebody.Astheractionsdecreasethebodylengthlosesapproximatelyoneinchperractionalsizechange.ViolinViola-mEthod1tofndyoursizePlacetheviolinunderthechinasthoughyouwerereadytoplay.Thenlaytheviolinalongyourullyextendedarmnobendattheelbow.Thetopothescrollshouldallevenwiththesecondlinebelowyourpalm.Bythismethodteacherscanreasonablyexpecttheirstudentstohandleanytypeopositionshitandanylevelodicultyngeringtobewithineasyreach.Thisisthesaestapproachtosizingbecauseitwouldbevirtuallyimpossibleortheplayertobeinjuredorexperiencediscomortduetoplayingwithanoversizedinstrument.ViolinViola-mEthod2Thismethodseemstobepreerredbytheteachingcommunity.Theprimarydeterminingactorsarecomortandplayabilityandthereismorefexibilitywithdeterminationosizes.Forsizingbythismethodhavethestudentholdtheviolininplayingpositionthenwrapthehandoverthescrolluntilitsitscomortablyinthemiddleothepalm.Thestudentshouldbeabletobendtheirelbowatacomfortable45angle.Alsonotethatthebottomcornerotheinstrumentshouldnotprotrudepasttheendotheshoulder.cElloWhilethedierencesinsizingstandardsorviolinsareairlysmallorcellosthesamesizee.g.14sizemayvaryasmuchas112inchesdependingonthebrandandcountryoorigin.Thesizecategoriesdescendromullsizebyroughly2inchincrementsbymeasuringthebodylengthothecellonotincludingtheneckbutton.tofndyoursizeHavethestudentsitontherontothechairwitheetfatonthefoorandthighsparalleltothefoor.Extendtheendpinuntiltheshoulderothecelloreachesapointovertheheartwhentheplayerissittinguprightandthecellotsbetweentheirkneesatthecurvebelowthebottomcorners.Finallywhenthebowispulledacrossthestringsallthewaytothetipitshouldbecomortableortheplayertokeepthestickullylevelandparallelwiththefoor.44143413181212141118101169ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook8ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook8moVingtothEnExtSizEInadditiontotheinormationatlethavetheplayerplayaoneoctavescaleonthemiddletwostringsDmajorontheviolinGmajorontheviolausingopenstringsascendingandtheourthngerdescending.Onalargerinstrumentthestretchromtherstngerdowntotheourthshouldnotcausetoomuchstrain. Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com9fREqUENTLyASKEdqUESTiONSInStRUMEntSWhaoIorsYourbestresourceisalwaysyourteacher.Theyaretheoneswhoknowyourneedsbest.Perhapsyoushouldstartbyrenting.OurRentalDeptcanhelpgetyoustarted.doIeeohaveaisrumebeoreImeemyeacherInmostcasesyourteacherwillwanttohelpyouintheapprovaloyourinstrumenteveniyourerenting.Thatswhyweoera3-week100money-backsatisactionguaranteeonallourinstrumentsalesandrentals.doIreallyeeaappoimeoseeisrumesathePoerVioliCompayshopForinstrumentsalesitisstronglyrecommended.Ourappointmentpolicyisdesignedtokeepyourombeingrustratedwhenyouvisitus.Anappointmentassuresyouthelargestnumberoinstrumentsinyourspeciccategoryaswellasashowroominwhichtoplaythem.IIboughmyisrumesomewhereelsecaIsillraeiiaPoersWhileitisnotpossibletoguaranteethetradevalueoaninstrumentyoumayhavepurchasedatanothershopitispossiblethatsomeportionoyourpurchasepricemaybeappliedagainstaninstrumentsaleatPotters.AreewisrumesbeerhauseoesNotnecessarily.Oteninstrumentsthathavebeenplayedorseveralyearshaveasmoothermoredesirablesound.Withbothnewandpreviously-ownedinstrumentsregularmaintenanceisamust.AreuseisrumeslessexpesivehaewoesAgainnotnecessarily.Inthestringworldwedonotusethetermused.Rathertheolderinstrumentscantendtobemoreexpensive.WhaabouolieealsafeamarkelesWhileitiscertainlypossibletondinstrumentsoutsideoanestablishedshopyouneedtobeabsolutelycertainthatyoucangetyourmoneybackiyourteacherdoesntapprovetheinstrument.SometimesadealreallyISjusttoogoodtobetrueWhaisrumeoyourecommeoraplayerwhoexpecsobeaperormacemajoraacoservaoryForplayerswhoareworkingtowardacareerasaperormingviolinisttheinstrumentyouandyouramilyshouldbeconsideringoradmissiontoaninternationaltop-levelcollegemusicprogramwillbepricedat10K-25Kwiththebowcostingbetween5K-15K.Violaandcello25higher.WhaisrumeoyourecommeorheplayerwhoexpecsobeaeucaiomajorThedemandsorperormancequalitiesbecomemuchmorefexibleinthiscase.Manyteachersownabulousinstrumentsandbowsorwhichtheyortheirparentspaidtensothousandsodollars.Howeveritisnotaprerequisiteorgeneralmusiceducatorstohaveinstrumentsandbowsthathavetheresponsecharacteristicsneededtolandanational-levelorchestrajob.Manyothemplayonthesameinstrumenttheyplayedinhighschoolperhapswithanupgradedbow.Theseinstrumentswouldallintothepricerangebetween5000and15000withthebowcosting800to2500.Anouttofthislevelwouldnotneedtobeupgradedduringhighschoolorcollege.Violaandcellopriceswillbe25higher.WhaisrumeoyourecommeoraavaceamaeurwholovesoplaymusicbuwhoplasoearalivigiaiereelAdecentplayinginstrumentortheseriousamateurcanbehadfor2500to4000andthebowneednotcostmuchmorethan800althoughaseriousplayerwillbeabletotellthedierenceandwouldmostlikelyappreciateastep-upbowinthe1200-1500range.Pleasebearinmindthatanyinstrumentorsilver-mountedbowsoldbyuscanbetradedupiyourplayingneedsandexpectationschangeyouarewelcometocallustohaveushelpyoumeetyournewdemands.Violaandcellopriceswillbe25higher. ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook10fREqUENTLyASKEdqUESTiONSREntAlSWherecaIfagooeacherIyouorsomeoneyouknowisinterestedinviolinviolacelloorbasslessonswereheretohelpCalloneothemusiciansonourstasothatwecanhelpmatchyouwithoneothetalentedteachersinthecommunityorprivatelessons.CaIreashouerresNo.Ashoulderrestisconsideredapersonalitemthatyouwillexpecttouseormanyyearseveniyouchangeinstruments.Askyourteacherwhatkindtheypreerbeorepurchasing.SomekindsPlayonairarenon-returnable.EdUCAtIOnKichetabeVioiRepairWorkshopSeriesL.DaltonPotterownerandpresidentoThePotterViolinCompanyinBethesdaMarylandhasbeenbuildingandrepairingstringedinstrumentsormorethan30years.Heisavailabletospeakwithyourorganizationonthreedierentworkshoplevelsrangingrombasictoadvancedrepairs.FreeMaieaceGuieLearnwhatyoucandotokeepyourinstrumentplayingatitsbestHowotenyoushouldchangeyourstringsandrehairyourbowAskoracopyoourFREEMaintenanceGuideorlookoritonourwebsitetolearnhowotenyoushouldchangeyourstringsorrehairyourbow.learigAbouIsrumesWatchDaltonexplainThePhysicsotheViolinandothervideosonThePotterViolinCompanyYouTubechannel.ACCESSORIESWhaiIuseeachigmaeriashaIoseeihewebsoreSimplycalloremailusandwewillbehappytodiscussyourneeds.Additionallywemayhaveitemsinstockthathaventyetbeenpostedtoourwebstore.Pleaseeelreetocalluswithanyquestionsyoumayhave.BOWSBOWMAIntEnAnCEMyeachersaysIeeahorsehairbow.WhashaYourteacherisreerringtothepartothebowthattouchesthestringswhichshouldbeREALhorsehair.Thestickpartothebowwillbeeitherwoodfberglassorcarbonfber.Makesurethehaircanbetightenedandloosenedbyturningthebutton.ArieomeIshouwashmybowhairishisrueThisisnotagoodidea.Thehorse-hairolliclesnaturallyvaryindiameteranddensity.Thedierenthairstrandswoulddrytodierentlengthsandwouldnotplayproperlyaterbeingexposedtowaterletalonesoap.HowrequeyshouIpurosiomybowMostpeopledontneedtorosintheirbowsmorethanonceeveryplayingsessionupto2hours.Somepeopledontrosinmorethanonceaweekeventhoughtheyplayeveryday.IyouNEEDtorosinyourbowalotitsprobablytimeorreshhorsehair.HowoeshouIchagemysrigsabowhairThestandardis120playinghoursoreverysixmonthsorbowhairandviolinandviolastrings.Cellostringslastabouttwiceaslong.Besuretogetyoursoundpostadjustmentcheckedatthesametime.Mybowwasrehaireearierhisyear.nowiwoighe.WhaswrogMostlikelyyourbowhairhasbecomestretchedoutduringthewarmhumidsummermonths.Loosenthescrewandpushtherogallthewaytowardthegrip.Ithehairhangsbelowthestickwhenyouholditlevelwiththehairacingupitneedsreplacing. Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com11fREqUENTLyASKEdqUESTiONSPAREntSFAQCaweakeisrumesoshowmysosoraugherseacherOcourseWeexpectthatyourteacherwillbeintimatelyinvolvedintheselectionprocessoryourchildsinstrument.Allsalesunder3000oeryouthreeweekstoreturnthepurchaseoraullreund.Iyouwouldlikeanadditionalinstrumenttoshowyourteacherthesecondmaybesentwithyouonareeone-weektrial.Forinstrumentpurchasesover3000youcanchooseourreeone-weektrialcontractorourthree-week100reundablesale.Duetoshippingcostswemayonlybeabletooerthetrialoonecelloatatime.Iyouareplanningontradingintheinstrumentyoupreviouslypurchasedromusoryouintendtoapplyornancingwewillneedtoknowthisinormationbeoreweselectinstruments.doIeeaappoimeoseeisrumesathePoerVioliCompayshopForinstrumentandbowsalesitisstronglyrecommended.Ourappointmentpolicyisdesignedtokeepyourombeingrustratedwhenyouvisitus.Anappointmentensuresthatyouseethelargestselectionoinstrumentsavailableandhaveaprivateshowroominwhichtoplaythem.doyouoerfacigYesWeoerourclientstheopportunitytoapplyornancingthroughGECapitalandHELPCard.Detailsareavailableinthestoreoronournancingpage.Theapprovalprocessiscompletedthroughakioskinthestore.Applicationscanbefaxedsecurelyto301-652-8375.GECapitaloerstwoprograms.Oneisa6-monthdeerredinterestprogramandthesecondisafatpaymentscheduleover2436or48months.Pleasecallformoredetails.GECapitalmaychangetheirnancingoptionssoitisagoodideatocalltondoutaboutthecurrentnancingpromotion.WealsooertwoprogramsthroughHELPCard6MonthsDeferredInterestwhennancingaminimumof400.00and9.9Interestfor9Monthswhennancingaminimumof400.00.Programsaresubjecttochangewithoutnotice.Pleasecallthestoreorcheckourwebsiteormoredetails.Mysoaugherisologerplayig.WillPoersbuybackheirisrumeWecannotoertobuybackinstrumentsondemand.Wedohelptosupporttheater-marketbyguaranteeingtotakeanyinstrumentsoldbyusintradeeveniyouarenottheoriginalpurchaserWealsohaveaconsignmentprogram.AreherespecialisruciosorshippigisrumesoPoersYes.Pleaseremembertoloosenandremovethestringsbridgeandtailpieceandwrapthemseparatelyandpacktheminanothercompartment.UseFedexorUPSorshipping.IyoudecidetoshipviaUSPSmakesureitisinsuredandyougetatrackingnumber.Wearenotresponsibleoritemsthatarereceivedbyusromyouthatarebrokenduringshipment.ViewordownloadourShippingReturninstructionsromourwebsiteorwatchourYouTubevideo.MostotheinormationyouneedcanbeoundonourwebsiteoryoucancallourShippingDepartmentwithspecicquestionsat800-317-9452.Pleaseincludethereturneditemormthatcamewithyourshipment.Weneedyourcontactinormationclearlyprintedorallboxesbeingreceived. ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook12HaloSeriesTheHaloinstrumentamilyisoneothestaplesinourentry-levelinstruments.Theyarealsoeaturedinourstandardrentalprogram.TheinstrumentsarehandcratedandrepresentanexcellentvalueinplayabilityandsoundbytheEastmanStringsCompany.Allviolinandviolaouttsincludealightweightshapedoroblongcaseandanentry-levelqualitybow.Thecelloouttsincludeapaddedbagandanentry-levelqualitybow.Violin132-44Viola14-16Cello110-44ECONOMySTUdENTiNSTRUMENTSHaloViolinleftAllegroCellorightAllegroSeriesTheAllegroinstrumentisacompletelyhand-cratedinstrumentline.Theyrepresentanexcellentvalueinplayabilityandsound.ThewoodselectedismorefamedthantheHaloseriesandarealsomadebytheEastmanStringsCompany.Violin116-44Viola14-16Cello110-44 Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com13LegacyViolinfrontCapriceViolinbackPeterZollerCellofrontTheCapriceapotterviolinCompanyexClusiveTheCapriceViolinwasrecognizedin2001orbesttoneinitspricerangebyStringsMagazine.EachoneotheseinstrumentsisuniqueinvarnishandhasthesamerobustwarmresponsethatisquicklyplacingthesehandcratedChineseviolinsviolasandcellosattheorerontocontemporaryinstrumentproductioninthispricecategory.TheseinstrumentsaremadebytheSnowStringedInstrumentCompanyexclusivelyorThePotterViolinCompany.Violin14123444Viola15-16Cello44PeterZollerModernEurocraftFollowingthespectacularsuccessoourHeinrichLutigerbrandinstrumentsweworkedhardtofndothermakerswithwhomwecouldpartneranddevelopnewandmoremodestly-pricedmodelsortheadvancingstudent.Expertlypreparedandvarnishedtheyaresetupandadjustedtoourownexactingstandards.OnceagainweoerthebestsoundatthemostreasonablepricesViolin44onlyViola15-16Cello12783444LegacyapotterviolinCompanyexClusiveTheLegacybrandisournewestlineoPottershopinstruments.Designedasastep-uporadvancingplayersthisinstrumentcombinestheverybestEuropeantimbersanddetailedChineseworkmanship.TheinstrumentsaremadeexclusivelyorThePotterViolinCompanybytheSnowStringedInstrumentCompany.Violin44Viola15-16Cello44 ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook14AfewyearsagoThePotterViolinCompanyintroducedthenextgenerationofinstrumentsintheMastertonetradition.Theresponsefromteachersaboutthisnewlinehasbeenoverwhelming.Ourextensiveexperienceisevidentintheinstrumentsmadeandsetupinourworkshop.EachinstrumentispainstakinglyhandcraftedtoproducearobustdeeptonewhileaccuratelycopyingthelookandfeelcreatedbytheoldItalianmasters.TheLutigerlineofinstrumentsisavailableinallsizesforviolinandviolaandinhalfthroughfullsizeforcello.TheinstrumentsweremadetobesoldatareasonablepricewhilestillbeingoftheexceptionalqualityonlyavailablefromPotters.HEiNRiCHLUTigERapotterviolinCompanyexClusiveHeinrichLutigerViolinlefttHeinrichLutigerCellorightAdvANCiNgSTUdENTiNSTRUMENTSVioi183414781244Vioa15-16Ceo12783444VIOlInVIOlASAlESCOnSUltAntSSimonRundlettGeorgeOhlson Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com15SARABANdEiNSTRUMENTSapotterviolinCompanyexClusiveResearchedinGermanytheseinstrumentsarebasedontheGuadagninimodelandareanexclusivebrandmadeorthePotterViolinCompany.ProducedinBeijingChinatheinstrumentsaresenttoLosAngeleswheretheyarefnishedwithanoilvarnishunderthedirectionoJosephYooaPotterViolinCompanyresidentluthier.TheyarethensetupandfnishedatthePotterViolinCompany.Violin44onlyViolacomingsoonCellocomingsoonCalloraskaboutouroutftdiscountsandfnancingoptionsSarabandeViolin ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook16thePoerViolinCompanyisproudoofferheJayHaidelineofviolinsviolasandcellos.UnlikemanyinstrumentsinthispricerangeallJayHaideinstrumentsarecompletelyhandmadeoqualityseasonedmapleandspruceandhaveatonequalityandworkmanshipnormallyoundinthosecostingmuchmore.ThenewJayHaidelancienneviolinsviolasandcellosarebroughttoyouateryearsodevelopmentwiththecollaborationomasterEuropeanluthiersknownortheirfnevarnishtechnique.TheJayHaidelanciennehasbeendesignedortheadvancedstudentandproessionalwhodesiresaninstrumentthatwillcomplementandenhancetheirartisticstyle.ThePotterViolinCompanyisalsoproudtoannounceourlatestreproductioninthedistinguishedJayHaidelancienneseriesoineviolins.ItisacopyoaineTommasoBalestrieriwhoisconsideredoneotheinestItalianmakersotheGoldenEra.Inthismarvelousreproductionwehaveendeavoredtocopyeveryeatureandnuanceotheoriginalromthecharacteristic-holestothearchingscrollandeventhewearpatternsothevarnish.jAyHAidEJayHaideCelloleftJayHaideViolinrightViolinS123444lanciennelancienneBaroquelancienneEuropeanwoodViola15-16lanciennecElloS7844lanciennelancienneEuropeanwood Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com17CALLEgARiiNSTRUMENTSMadeinaChineseworkshoptheCallegariinstrumentsaregoodexamplesoChinesecratsmanshipatitsbest.Therearethreedierentmodels1.TheCamillomodelismadeoallChinesetonewoodandistheentry-levelinstrument.2.TheEttoremodelisahybridinstrumentmadeoChinesetonewoodwithaEuropeantop.3.ThetoplevelSalvatoreismadeohighlyfamedEuropeantonewoods.TheuseohighergradefamedmapleromEuropeproducesaninstrumentwithasoundthathasmoreclarityandstrength.CamilloCallegariViolin44onlyViola15-16CelloStradivarius1710ModelEttoreCallegariViolin44onlyViola15-16SalvatoreCallegariViolin44onlyViola15-16 ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook18RUdOULfdOETSCHAlinevirtuallysynonymouswithThePotterViolinCompanywehavebeenproudlyoeringthesefneviolinsoralmost20years.Thesequalityinstrumentshelpstudentsachievehigherlevelsoexpressionintheirmusic.Manyotheseinstrumentsareusedbyproessionalsastheirsecondinstrumentsbecauseotheirreliabilityandsmoothringingtone.RudoulDoetschisaregisteredtrademarkoEastmanStringsInc.RudoulDoetschViolinletViolarightCalloraskaboutouroutftdiscountsandfnancingoptionsnewIstrumetsAvailableSizesVioli44ViolanaCello7844Bass34-CallforavailabilityVitageIstrumetsAvailableSizesVioli1814123478-Callforavailability44-CallforavailabilityViolaCalloravailabilityCello18141234 Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com19fRiEdRiCHgERHARdTAPotterViolinCompanyExclusivepREMiERSTUdENTiNSTRUMENTSOneofourpremierviolinmodelsfortheadvancingstudent.TheGerhardtinstrumentsareanewlineoGermaninstrumentsmadeonlyorThePotterViolinCompany.AllinstrumentsarecratedromagedBavarianSpruceandTyroleanmaple.TheseinstrumentsaretonallyadjustedinourBethesdaworkshopandthencareullyhandfnishedbyMarkBairdwithtraditionaloilvarnish.Theseviolinshaveapowerulsmoothtoneorconfdentorchestralorsoloperormance.ViolinModel402Guarneri78and44Model602GuarneriViolaModel602Guarneri15-16comingsoonCelloModel12Guarneri44FriedrichGerhardtViolinfrontandbackVisitstore.pottersviolins.comforacomprehensivelistofstringscasesandalladditionalaccessories ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook20WilhelmKlierViolinWiLHELMKLiERThebigbrothertotheRudoulDoetschtheWilhelmKlierisastepaboveortheadvancinghighschool-levelstudent.TheKlierinstrumentsaremadewithhigherqualityGermantonewoodswhichhavebeenagedoroverftyyears.ThehandappliedvarnishissimilarinlooktotheDoetsch.Thetoneissmoothclearandprecise.Thisinstrumentisperectortheadvancingstudentwhotakespracticingseriously.WilhelmKlierisaregisteredtrademarkoEastmanStringsInc.newIstrumetsAvailableSizesVioli44ViolanaCello7844VitageIstrumetsAvailableSizesVioli1814123444-CallforavailabilityViolaCalloravailabilityCello18141234Bass34-Callforavailability Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com21MarcoRomanViolaleftENzOSEppEOldworldcratsmanshipandagedtonewoodcombinetocreatethesegreatinstruments.Heretheyreceivetheirbeautiulantiquevarnishaswellastheirfnalset-upandadjustment.Theseareantasticinstrumentsproducingabrilliantandocusedsoundortheadvancingstudent.Violin14123444MARCOROMANFortheadvancingplayertheMarcoRomaninstrumentswillbeatthecompetitioninsoundortheprice.TheMarcoRomaninstrumentsaremadeorusexclusivelyinEuropeanworkshopswithhand-selectedagedEuropeantonewoods.Thevarnishistasteullyantiquedreminiscentoinstrumentsmadeover100yearsago.Aswithmanyoourinstrumentmodelsspecialattentionhasbeenmadeinourworkshoptotheoverallproportionandcomortothenecksize.Manycustomershavecommentedonhowtheneckjusteelsright.Violin44Viola15-16Bass34 ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook22SEANpEAKWORKSHOpviOLASFewviolasunder5000canboastsuchawarmyetrobustsound.Theseviolasarewellsuitedortheplayerwhoisauditioningorornowplayinginadvancedhigh-schoolorcollegeprograms.Withfrst-qualityEuropeantonewoodtheseAmericanmadeviolashavebeentasteullyvarnishedintheclassicantiquestylefromthe1800s.Sizes15-16Seeourdiverseinventoryandaccessorieswww.onlyviolas.com Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com23ForcellistswhoneedanevenfnerinstrumentthanourLutigermodelsweoertheMartinEngelcellos.TheseareGerman-madeinstrumentswhicharevarnishedandlightlyantiquedbyViolinHouseoWeaverandwhichproduceasingingwarmtonequality.Availableinsize44MARTiNENgELCELLOSOneoourmostpopularcellosinthe5000rangeistheJohannEdlerinstrument.TheseGermaninstrumentsarevarnishedandantiquedbyViolinHouseoWeaverandareavailablebothinStradivariusandthewide-bodiedMontagnanapatterns.Availableinsize44jOHANNEdLERCELLOSJohannEdlerleftMartinEngelrightCEllOSAlESCOnSUltAntLouisRoberts ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook24OLdEREUROpEAN-CRAfTEdiNSTRUMENTSAtThePotterViolinCompanyitisalwaysatreattotakeanoldinstrumentogoodqualityandgiveitareshstart.Forthecustomerthatpreerssomethingwithabitoagewehaveinstrumentsthatftthisdesire.GenerallytheseEuropeaninstrumentsallintotwocategories1.RevarnishedEuropeaninstrumentswithorwithoutsmallimperections.Violin2000-4000Cello6000-8000TheseinstrumentsaremostlyGerman.2.Europeanwithoriginalvarnishandinverygoodconditionorthemorediscerningstudent.ViolinViola4500-10000Cello8000andupTheseinstrumentsaremostlyromGermanyandFrance.Ourinventoryisalwayschanging.Wespecializeinmatchinginstrumentstoplayersandotenwewillsearchendlesslyortherightinstrumentorourcustomersthroughourcontactsandsourcesaroundtheworld. Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com25TipSONSELECTiNgANEWSTRiNgEdiNSTRUMENTBOWInselectinganewbowwesuggestthatyouconsidertheollowingitemstohelpmakeyourdecisionagoodone.WeightWoodvs.CarbonFIberFlexibilityInvestmentValueBalanceResponseToneBowscanhaveawiderangeoweights.MiddlegroundcanbeoundwiththeseweightsViolin58-62gramsViola68-72gramsCello78-82gramsFlexibilityThedegreeobowstinesscanrangeromverystitoveryfexible.Mostorchestralplayerspreerstierbowswhilemostsoloistspreerbowswithgreateramountsofexibility.Thisalsoexplainswhymanyplayersownmorethanonebow.Thestrengthoyourbowcanalsoinfuenceyourdecisionasmuchinotmorethantheactualweight.Whilebeginnersmayeelmorecomortablewithaheavierbowasitassuresthatthebowwilltravelonthestringwithoutbouncingthemoreadvancedplayermayappreciateabowwithmorefexibilityorperormingawiderrangeobowstrokes.Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com25BalanceBalancepointsonbowsdeterminewhereyourbowwillbestperormo-the-bowstringacrobatics.Playersandteachershavedieringopinionsonthissubject-thisiswhereplayersdiscussabowbeingrogheavyortipheavy.Thereisnotjustonerightanswer.Comortshoulddictatewhattheplayerendsupselecting.WoodandCarbonFiberPernambucowoodisthematerialusedsincethelate18thcenturyforallnebows-goingbacktothegreatmakerTourte.Lesseranddierentwoodshavealsobeenusedoverthelastcoupleocenturies-butnotwiththesameresult.Brazilwoodisatypeowoodstillusedonbasicstudentbows.Itdoesnothavethecharacteristicsneededtobealonglastingbowortodaysperormer.Sincecarbonberhasthecharacteristicsneededintodaysbowsitsusehasencouragedtheeortstosaveandreplenishraretropicalwoodssuchaspernanbucco.Carbonberbowscanoeragoodalternativeorthosewhoplayindicultsituationsoutdoorssmallpitandorthosewhomightnoteeltotallycomortablewithahighlybreakableobject.continuedonpage26 ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook26ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook26InvesmenValueHandmadebowsarethebestchoiceortheadvancedplayer.Therearemanynemodernmakersbutiavailableantiquebowsareotenthechoiceothenestplayersandbyallthoselookingoraninvestment.ThesebowscomeromFranceEnglandandGermany.Frenchbowsarethemostuniversallyadmired.BowsromdierentcountriescanhavedierentqualitiessilkinessorEnglishbowsororasterarticulationFrenchbowsasanexample.Themostimportantaspectoanygreatoldbowisthatitallowstheplayertoaddgreaterdierencesinqualityosoundandnuancethatcannotbeobtainedromanaveragequalitymodernbow.Thechoiceomountingsusedbymakersgoldsilverandnickelsilverwereagradingactorusedbymakerstoshowwhichtheyconsideredtheirbesteorts.Fortherogstortoiseshellivoryboneandebonyguredinthesameway.Ioneischoosingtopurchaseanantiquebowarecentcerticateromanestablishedbowexpertshouldaccompanythebow.Expertisehaschangeddrasticallyinthelast50yearsandarecentopinionisabsolutelyessentialoranyFrenchbow.TipSONSELECTiNgANEWSTRiNgEdiNSTRUMENTBOWtIPStOREMEMBERForheInermediaePlayerYoucanlearntoplayanyinstrumentbutinselectingabowyoumusthaveagreatdegreeocomortimmediately.Makesurethatthebowsitswellonthestringwhendrawingwholebows.Dontjusttestpiecesthatyouknow.Trypassagesthatareuncomortableoryou.Testthebowwiththehaironitssideandalsofat.Dierentpiecesrequiredierentplayingtechniques.Iyouarecomortableplayingateralltheseteststhenthebowisoryou.ForheMoreAdvancedPlayerThepurchaseoanebowshouldallowyoutolightenupthepressurewiththerighthandgivingyoumorereedomwiththelethand.Aterpurchasinganebowexpectittobeayearormorebeoreyourealizeallothequalitiesoagreatbow.Thebetterthebowthemorelikelyitisthatitwillteachyouhowtoplay. Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com27ViolinDiamondSXViolinJouleViolaDiamondCelloDiamondArcosBrasilNickelViolinArcosBrasilCarbonFiberViolaWaterVioletViolinIestaCarbonFiberViolaEntRYlEVElStUdEntBOWSPriceRagesViolin75-750Viola75-750Cello95-950Bras-CarboFiberCarboniArcosBrasilCodaProdigyCodaNXCodaSXJouleLumaBras-nickePerabuccoArcosBrasilLArchetBrasilIStringsWaterVioletBuzzatoBowsHorstJohnEastmanStringsBOWS-viOLiNviOLACELLOAdVAnCInGStUdEntBOWSPriceRagesViolin750-1500Viola750-1600Cello950-2000Bras-CarboIestaCodaGXArcosBrasilBras-Siver-MouePerabuccoArcosBrasilLArchetBrasilIStringsWaterVioletBuzzatoBowsHorstJohn ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook28PREMIERStUdEntBOWSPriceRagesViolin1500aupViola1600aupCello1800aupBras-SilverMoueArcosBrasilLArchetBrasilIStringsWaterVioletHorstJohnRichardGrunkeSebastianDirrOlderGermanbowBras-GolMoueArcosBrasilLArchetBrasilBOWS-viOLiNviOLACELLOCallourshoporacurrentlistingobowsinanypricerangeupto30000andbesuretoaskaboutouroutftdiscountsandfnancingoptionsArcosBrasilBows Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com29JeremyYoderisagraduateoftheNorthBennetStreetSchoolwherehestudiedviolinmakingandrepairwithDavidPolsteinandThomasHummel.Aftergraduatingin2004hejoinedthePotterViolinCompanyfocusingonviolinandviolarepairandset-up.HealsomakesnewinstrumentsdrawinginspirationfromclassicalItalianinstrumentsofthe17thand18thcenturies.ViolinsViolasPleasecallforavailabilityandpricingJeremyYoderDuringthepast30yearsMr.Potterhasbuiltareputationforexpertiseintonalandplayingadjustmentstosomeofthemosthistoricallyimportantstringedinstrumentsintheworld.Hislongexperienceinfinerestorationscontributessignificantlytotheinstrumentshecreatesfromscratchaswellasthehigh-qualityworkshopinstrumentsproducedinhisshop.ViolinsViolasPleasecallforavailabilityandpricingL.DaltonPottermasterluthierDavidTruscotthasbeeninterestedinviolinssinceaveryyoungageperformingonviolinandviolaallovertheworld.Hediscoveredapassionforviolinmakingandrestorationvisitingthevariousviolinshopsandtalkingwithluthiers.HewastrainedattheprestigiousNorthBennetStreetSchoolofViolinMakingandRepairinBostonwherehestudiedwithRomanBarnas.DavidwenttoworkatHowardNeedhamsshopinAnnapolisMarylandwherehegainedapracticedhandfortoneadjustmentrepairandinstrumentmaking.ViolinsViolasPleasecallforavailabilityandpricingDavidTruscottJosephYooisagraduateoftheChicagoSchoolofViolinMakingwherehestudiedunderFredThompsonandBeckyElliotwhilealsoworkingatMichaelBeckerFineViolins.AftergraduationhestartedhisownworkshopinLosAngelesCA.HejoinedThePotterViolinCompanyintheFallof2010withafocusonviolinandviolarepairandset-up.JosephisamemberoftheViolinSocietyofAmerica.ViolinsViolasPleasecallforavailabilityandpricingJospehYooTHEpOTTERviOLiNCOMpANyRESidENTLUTHiERSShpetre.ptterv.cm29 ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook30AMERiCANLUTHiERSfiNEiNSTRUMENTSAvAiLABLETHROUgHTHEpOTTERviOLiNCOMpANyStanleyKiernoziakInitiallytrainedinPolandasaluthierKiernoziakmovedtoChicagotoworkorW.H.Lee.HeiscurrentlyworkingromhishomestudioinChicagohavinghadmuchsuccessplacinghisinstrumentswithplayersaroundtheworld.HismostrecentawardsincludecertifcatesomeritandsilvermedalsortoneatrecentViolinSocietyoAmericaCompetitions.ViolaCelloPleasecallforavailabilityandpricing Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com31TetsuoMatsudaBorninAkitaJapanin1945Matsudacreditsachildhoodsurroundedbymusicastheinspirationorhisviolinskills.AtermovingtoTokyoMatsudabecameinterestedinwesternclassicalmusicnotablyviolinmusic.SoonaterMatsudabeganstudyingviolinmakingwithalocalmakerinTokyoinordertolearnthebasicsofhisprofession.In1977MatsudamovedtoItalytoulfllhisdreamostudyingviolinmakingattheCremonaViolinMakingSchool.InMayof1983MatsudamovedtoChicagoILandworkedortheW.H.LeeCompany.HecurrentlyworksoutohishomestudioinBarringtonIL.MatsudahaswonSilverMedalsorviolinandviolaattheStradivariInternationalViolinMakersCompetitioninCremonaandGoldmedalsorbothviolinandviolamakingattheViolinSocietyoAmericaInternationalCompetition.ViolinViolaCelloPleasecallforavailabilityandpricingAMERiCANLUTHiERSfiNEiNSTRUMENTSAvAiLABLETHROUgHTHEpOTTERviOLiNCOMpANyDanielArligBorninSpringfeldMissouriDanielstudieddoublebassperormanceattheNewEnglandConservatoryoMusicinBoston.LaterhegraduatedwithhonorsinStringInstrumentRepairromMinnesotaStateCollege-SETechnicalinRedWingMinnesotaunderthedirectionoLisbethNelson-Butler.HealsoreceivedadegreeinViolinMakingandRestorationromtheNorthBennetStreetSchoolNBSSBostonMassachusetteswherehestudiedwithKevinKellyDavidPolsteinandThomasHummel.AtergraduatingromNBSSDanielreturnedtoMinnesotaandapprenticedwithJohnR.Waddle.Inadditiontoviolinmakinghecontinuestoperormregularlyasamulti-instrumentalistwithseveralensemblesaroundtheTwinCitiesarea.DanielwasawardedanHonorableMentioninthe2012ArtoSoundViolinMakingCompetitionandisamemberoTheViolinSocietyoAmerica.ViolinViolaCelloPleasecallforavailabilityandpricing ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook32fRENCHLUTHiERSfiNEiNSTRUMENTSAvAiLABLETHROUgHTHEpOTTERviOLiNCOMpANyFrdricChaudireAfterstudyingattheinternationalNewarkSchoolofViolinMakinginEnglandChaudirereturnedtoMontpellierin1986tosetuphisworkshopandmakeinstruments.In1989and1992hewonrstprizeforsoundintheMauriceVieuxViolaCompetitionandin2010thejuryprizeandaudienceawardattheInternationalFrenchCelloSociety.HisviolinsviolasandcellosareplayedbyrenownedsoloistsaroundtheworldincludingJeanJacquesKantorowRuggieroRicciNorbertBraininoftheAmadeusQuartetIgorOzimAlexanderSitkovetskiGillesApapRainerMoogYoung-ChangChoandmanymore.ChaudireispresidentofAIMMInternationalMusicAcademyofMontpellieranassociationwhoseeminentprofessorscometoMontpelliereachyeartogivemasterclassesandconcertsduringtheRadioFranceFestival.Hewasalsothescienticexpertforthe2008StradivariexhibitionbeingheldattheFabreMuseum.ViolinsViolasCellosPleasecallforavailabilityandpricingNicolasGillesNicolasGilleswasbornin1977inMontpellierwhereheexpressedaninterestinmusicfromaveryearlyage.Hepursueddiplomasasbothaperformerandinstrumentmaker.UponformalcompletionofhistrainingheopenedhisownworkshopinMontpellierFrance.Gilleshaswonmanyawardsforhisinstrumentsnotablythegoldmedalforquartetgoldmedalforviolaandsilvermedalforcelloworkmanshipin2004attheViolinSocietyofAmericaInternationalCompetition.Currentlyhisinstrumentsareinhighdemand.ViolinsViolasCellosPleasecallforavailabilityandpricingNicolasGillesViolatopFrdricChaudireViolabottom Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com33iTALiANLUTHiERSfiNEiNSTRUMENTSAvAiLABLETHROUgHTHEpOTTERviOLiNCOMpANyMarcoAneddaMarcoAneddaisbasedinhisownworkshopinMonterchiItalynearArezzoinTuscany.HegraduatedromtheviolinmakingschooloGubbiothenworkedintheSorgentoneMecattiWorkshopoFlorence.HeisamemberotheTuscanViolinMakingAssociation.AneddamakesviolinsviolasandcellosinspiredbythedesignsothemastersGuarneriAmatiandStradivari.ViolinsViolasPleasecallforavailabilityandpricingFedericoFalaschiBornin1974inPistrinoPerugiaasmalltowninUmbriaFalaschienteredtheworldoviolinmakingattheSchooloGubbioledbyWarriorSpataf.HehasparticipatedinseveralmasterclassesorganizedbytheViolinParmaanddirectedbyartistslikeHansNebelandGuyRabut.HehascollaboratedwithMaestroPaoloVettoriandtheMasteroFlorenceLorenzoFrignanioModenawithwhichheapproachedthetraditionoviolinmakingEmilia-Romagna.FalaschiisamemberotheArtsandCratsModeneseandlecturerattheMuseumoModena.ViolinsPleasecallforavailabilityandpricingMarcoAneddaViolinleftFedericoFalaschiViolinright ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook34ApARiSjOURNEybyDavidBaschLikesomanytouristsIrelishtheideaoftravelingtoParisforitssightsandfood.Igoasastudentofhistoryandgourmandbutmostimportantlyinsearchofgreatoldstringedinstrumentsandbows.Inthe18thcenturytraveltoParisbythegreatItalianviolinvirtuosoViottiledtochangingthelengthandstrengthoftheviolinbow.PariswouldbecomethecenterofbowmakingunderF.X.Tourte1748-1835.BrazilianPernambucowoodbecamethestandardmaterialfromwhichallgreatbowswouldbemade.Tourteunderstoodtheimportanceofstrengthandelasticityinbowmaking-qualitieswhichallgreatbowmakersstillstrivetoachieve.WiththepeddlerTarisiobringingthegreatoldItalianviolinsofthe18thcenturytoParisStradivariusandGuarneriusbecameknowntomostofEurope.Greatbowswereneededtoaccompanytheseinstruments.TheFrenchluthierandentrepreneurJ.B.VuillaumecopiedtheseviolinsandhiredthebestFrenchbowmakerstoworkforhim.TheseFrenchbowmakersworkedinParisorMirecourtandarenowthoughttobesomeofthemostprizedmakersofalltimePeccatteVoirinMaireSimonandHenry.Theartofbowmakinghascontinuedtothepresenttime.Thegreat20thcenturybowmakersE.A.OuchardLamyFetiqueThomassinVigneronandSartoryarenamesknowntomanysoloistsandorchestralplayers.ThepostVuillaumeSchoolofinstrumentmakingisheldinthesamehighregard.MosthighschoolplayershopingtoprogresswiththeirstudiesandplayincompetitionsuseinstrumentsofFrenchheritage.WhatdotheseinstrumentsandbowsofferthatmakesowningthemsuchajoyPutsimplytheyaremagicintherighthands.Owningagoodinstrumentandbowprecludestheneedtooverworkmusclesandtendonsthatcancausedamagetoyourarmswristsandneck. Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com35dAvidBASCHPrivateInstrumentandBowConsultationServiceDavidBaschaprofessionalviolistinWashingtonDCstartedhiscareerintheinstrumentbusinessin1977withJackWeaverandmovedtoBethesdawithBillWeaverin1981.Whileplayingoverseasin1991hehelpedafriendsearchforastep-upviolaandthisledtoarticlesco-authoredwithDanWhitmaninStradmagazineandthepublicationofOneStepUpABuyersGuidetoStringedInstrumentsin1992.Mr.Baschcontinuestoworkwithafullrangeofclientsworldwideassistingthemwiththepurchaseofinstrumentsandbowsatalllevels.InadditionheaidswiththepurchasingofinstrumentsandbowsforThePotterViolinCompany.ThePotterViolinCompanyisproudtoofferMr.Baschsconsultationservicestoourclients.ForadditionalinformationortomakeanappointmentpleasecontactthestoredirectlyoremailDavidatdavidpottersviolins.com.inStrumEntconSultationFEE50perhalfhourFeeforconsultationmayapplytowardthepurchaseofaninstrumentthroughThePotterViolinCompany.Ifyouarelookingforconsultationservicethefeeischargedperhalfhourandpayableatthetimeoftheappointment.Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com35Frenchbowshaveaqualitytothemthatletsthesoundcomeoutoftheinstrumentwithlessworkandmoretimefortheplayertothinkaboutthemusicbeingperformed.ThecenterofFrenchinstrumentsisthemarvelous8tharrondissement.OnestreetinparticulartheRuedeRomeaboundswithinstrumentshopsluthiersforthebeginneruptothemostadvancedprofessionals.OneshopSandrineRaffinonlydealsinbows.For31yearsIhavevisitedParisinsearchofthesetreasurestobringhometoourclients.GiventhislongexperienceinthebusinessIhavebeenabletoplayonjustabouteverymakerofbowanddeepenedmyknowledgeofthespecialqualityfoundineachmaker.HowelsecanoneknowwhatwillsuiteachclientIwillagaingotwicethisyearwiththehopeoffindingsomethingmagical.Theexperienceofbeinginthishistoricalenvironmentaddstotheenjoymentoffindinginstrumentsandbowsthatrefineourqualityoflife. ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook36ViolinSfiNEviOLiNSCh.J.B.Collin-MezinbackHonoreDerazeyleftGandrightOurshoptakesourcustomersneedsseriouslyandasaresultwetrytostockawidevarietyomodernandantiqueviolinsatthebestprices.Thislistrepresentsasamplingofneviolinswetypicallysellinvariouspricerangesupto125000.FInEInStRUMEntSAndBOWSDavidBaschCharlesBrugereDeroux1899LauraVigato-ItalyCh.J.B.CollinMezin-1893GeorgesChanot-1898LockeyHill-Englandcirca1790LeonMougenotChristopherGermainCh.J.B.CollinMezin-1910N.Vuillaume-Stentor11872HonoreDerazey-circa1850PaulBailly-1891SebastienVuillaumePierreHelSilvestre-MaucotelMauriceMermillot34Stentor-VuillaumeGaetanoGaddaMarioGaddaJ.B.VuillaumeEmileMennisonGandBernadelIginiusSderciErminioMalagutiJulesGaillardGiovanniCavanniVincenzoCavanniVollerBrothersCarlBeckerAlfredContinoRaffaeleCalace Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com37LuigiDegiuniletJeremyYoderbackNicolasGillesrightfiNEviOLASInadditiontoourstockoviolinswealsostockawidevarietyomodernandantiqueviolasinavarietyosizesatcompetitiveprices.Thislistrepresentsasamplingofneviolaswetypicallysellinvariouspricerangesupto30000.ViolaS15-16MarcoAnedda-ItalyEricCaldwellBronekCisonFredericChaudireStephenCournoyerNicolasGillesStanleyKiernoziakThomasKingTetsuoMatsudaGeoffreyOvingtonJeremyYoderDavidTruscottPleasecallourshoptoinquireaboutourcurrentacquisitionsandavailabilityofneinstrumentsandbows. ThePotterViolinCompany2013-2014AnswerBook38Full-SizEcElloSCellolabelledJosephKlotzJr.CellolabelledMathiasNeunerRainerLeonhardtStanleyKiernoziak2008FelegyhazyZsolt1987G.Apparut1938MarcLaberte1920RenJacquemin1910LabelledAntoniazziRiccardoBerndDimbathfiNECELLOSInadditiontoviolinsandviolaswestockawidevarietyoexcellentcellosatthebestprices.Thislistrepresentsasamplingofneinstrumentswetypicallysellinvariouspricerangesupto50000.G.ApparutleftMarcLaberteright Shoponlineastore.potterviolins.com39antiquEBowSArthurVigneronBazinC.N.BazinLouisBazinBernardOuchardE.A.OuchardE.F.OuchardE.SartoryF.LotteGilletJulesVictorFetiqueL.MorizotMorizotFreresVidoudezVoirinW.E.HillSonsfiNEBOWSInadditiontoinstrumentswestockawidevarietyoexcellentantiquebowsatthebestprices.Belowisasamplelistingosomeoourfneantiquebows.Pleasecallourshoporthemostcurrentselectionsandprices.RafnletE.A.OuchardmiddleL.MorizotrightPleasecallourshoptoinquireaboutourcurrentacquisitionsandavailabilityofnebows. 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