Welcome to The String Shop! If you're shopping for an orchestral string instrument in Minnesota, please visit us at Schmitt Music Brooklyn Center!
The String Shop is filled with instruments, bows, and accessories suitable for the advancing high school or college player. Our mission is to support students throughout their musical studies, from the youngest beginner to the player headed off to college.
Whether your student simply loves music or wants to make a career out of it, The String Shop has the tools to help them reach their goals. Visit us today at Schmitt Music Brooklyn Center.
Shop and play the latest instruments and must-have accessories from Amati, Eastman, Galiano, Yamaha, Arcos Brasil, Thomastik-Infeld, Pirastro, Bobelock and more! We have a special room for beginning orchestra students with 1/16 to 4/4 size violins, violas at 12" to 16.5", 1/8 to 4/4 size cellos and basses up to 3/4 size.
Visit us today and try instruments in a special room designed for comfortable, private testing. Call or email to set up a special showing, and get one-on-one help from our String Specialist!
String Shop Hours:
Fri & Sat: 10am-6pm
We've got a great selection of instruments and must-have accessories!
Violin Manufacturers: Yamaha, Amati (including Min Jiang Zhu instruments), Eastman (including the Galiano line), Arcos Brasil
Viola Manufacturers: Amati, Eastman (including Galiano), Arcos Brasil
Cello Manufacturers: Amati, Eastman (including Galiano)
Bows: Arcos Brasil, Amati, Eastman, Connoly Revelle
Accessories: The String Shop carries rosins and strings by Pirastro and Thomastik-Infeld Vienna, and others; shoulder rests by manufacturers including Everest, Bon Musica, Viva la Musica, KUN, Mach One and more; a variety of cases, including Bobelock cases by special order.
Print Music: As well as the basic methods, we carry a wide offering of scale books, etudes, concerti, and show pieces suitable for advanced players.
Recent Blog Posts:
» Schmitt Music is a proud supporter of “Music Makes Us Whole” – music education advocacy for Minnesota schools!
Every child can reap the benefits of music when communities and schools support a complete music learning framework. Schmitt Music is a proud sponsor of “Music Makes Us Whole” – a great new resource for Minnesota’s school music programs! Music Makes Us Whole is the initiative of several dozen Minnesota non-profit and for-profit organizations that [...]
The Trombone Shop and The Trumpet Shop, in partnership with the University of St. Thomas Music Department, proudly present the 2015 BrassChix forum at Schmitt Music Brooklyn Center on Sunday, January 18 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM! BrassChix is an annual gathering of female brass players from high school, college and beyond, to play [...]
GIVE THE GIFT OF A LIFETIME! Your son or daughter may be ready for a performance quality instrument – the perfect gift that can be enjoyed for many years to come! Schmitt Music’s “Bravo! Step Up” Instrument Program was developed especially for customers currently participating in our “Better Than Rent” Instrument Trial Purchase program, and [...]
SUPER SAVINGS NOW AT YOUR SCHMITT MUSIC STORE! Schmitt Music’s goal is to significantly lower our inventory by the end of our fiscal year on May 31, and that means “Super Savings” for you! We have scoured our inventory and generated some great savings – many of these deals are one-of-a-kind offers – HURRY IN [...]
You Could Win a Summer Music Camp Scholarship! Are you serious about taking your playing to the next level? Would you like to study with incredible musicians for free? Schmitt Music and McNally Smith College of Music are excited to offer a chance to WIN A FULL SCHOLARSHIP to attend your choice of a Summer [...]
It’s Schmitt Music’s 117th Anniversary! In celebration of our musical milestone, our band and orchestra departments have a special “Bravo! Step Up” offer for you! Our “Bravo! Step Up” performance quality instruments will help your child play more expressively and will make playing even more enjoyable. Your son or daughter may be ready for a [...]