The Loft Violin Shop in Columbus, OH has violins for rent and sale, accessories, and does repairs and bow rehairing. Their rental program is excellent.
4604 N.High St.
Columbus, OH 43214

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Stanton's Sheet Music (downtown Columbus)

Stanton's Sheet Music
330 S. 4th Street
Columbus, OH 43215


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The Kun shoulder rest is a great choice. Be sure to get the correct size for your violin.


The Kun at


Dominant violin strings are my recommended choice. They tend to stay in tune and are not the most expensive. 


Dominant strings at Amazon.

The Korg TM-50 tuner/metronome is a good budget choice.


The Korg TM-50 at

The BOSS DB-90 is a great  tuner and metronome.


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