Rentals, Repairs, and Retail


Virtuoso Resources (261 W 93rd Street, New York, NY) 

NY Quality Strings (104th and West End, New York, NY)

Johnson Strings Based in Boston, but ships rentals to New York and visits monthly for repair needs

Strings and Other Things (1995 Broadway (btwn 67th and 68th), New York, NY)


Generally, it is best to get your instrument repaired at the place from which you rent it.  Here are some additional shops that can help, especially for those that own:  

Matthias Lehner

Reed Yeboah Fine Violins

Bauni Violins

Tanen Violins


Apart from Amazon, some of these can offer great sales, especially when it comes to buying strings, or fun practice supplies. 

Concord Musical Supplies Online store with affordable strings, lots of accessories Affordable cello strings

Shar Music Online store for sheet music, strings, and supplies

Juilliard Store (144 W 66th St.New York, NY) Books, Sheet music, and accessories

Sam Ash (333 W 34th St., New York, NY and 113-25 Queens Blvd., Forrest Hills, NY) sheet music and som accessories

The Practice Shoppe (Online) Lots of fun practice helpers and music related-toys