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General Web Sites
Features violin-related blogs, discussions, and directories of teachers, instrument dealers, music publishers
Violin Society of America
An organization of people interested in the Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass and their Bows, and the making, restoring, playing, history, acoustics, buying/selling and collecting of these instruments.
Website of The Strad periodical, including articles and audio/video links.
Catgut Acoustical Society
The CAS brings together researchers in musical acoustics, violin makers, composers, string players, and lovers of the music they make. One of our primary interests is the application of scientific principles to the construction of instruments in the violin family.
International Federation of Violin and Bow Makers
The American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers was founded in 1980 to provide the musical community with a standard of work and expertise upon which they could depend. The Federation’s mission is to enhance the public’s understanding and appreciation of the violin and bow families, and of related areas of expertise, including the making of new instruments, as well as conservation and restoration of historical and modern instruments
Web Sites for Violin and Repertoire