D'Addario's "String-Making 101", Orchestral String Presentation
Thursday, April 9, from 2 pm till 5 pm
Experts from the D'Addario company, New York, makers of great orchestral strings like Helicore will be here for a presentation on bowed instrument strings, string manufacturing, the difference in core material and how they affect your playing and much more. Liz Benoit and her crew will be available Thursday afternoon to share their expertise and answer your questions.
Ever wonder exactly how a musical instrument string is made?
What's the difference between steel core, synthetic core, and gut?
Why do your strings go false and how often should you REALLY change them?
We will also have instruments set up with different D'Addario strings for you to try out for yourself.
There will be string samples and D'Addario "swag"!
Come in and try this fine old French cello by master luthier Charles Adolph Gand.
Charles Adolph Gand was the son and successor to Charles François, who was the student and successor to Lupot. Charles Adolph was one of the most successful and esteemed makers of his time and made superior and sought after instruments. This cello is one of his finest works and is in excellent condition.
Visit our Article on Charles Gand to read more about this important maker.