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 Contact:
Peter Schmitt, String Shop Manager
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:
Helping people make music for over a century! Today is Schmitt Music’s 119th anniversary! On November 16, 1896, in downtown Minneapolis, Paul A. Schmitt founded what would become Schmitt Music Company. THANK YOU to all of the music-makers out there who’ve supported us over the years! Click here to learn more about Schmitt Music’s company […]
We’re Celebrating American-made Products! Schmitt Music proudly sells hundreds of quality instruments, accessories and print music products that are made in the United States of America – LEARN MORE! This summer, buy American-made musical products and support great brands like Steinway & Sons pianos, Conn-Selmer woodwind and brass instruments, Fender and Martin guitars, and print […]
Get in the holiday spirit this summer! Visit your Schmitt Music store for our “Christmas in July” event this month – do a bit of early holiday shopping, get special financing, and find some great deals – LEARN MORE! Now through July 31st, you can shop a great selection of holiday print music, get Special […]
Join the worldwide celebration of music! Visit your Schmitt Music store on Sunday, June 21 and take part in a fun All-Store Music Moment! Starting at 12:21 p.m. (and each hour thereafter), everyone in our store is invited to grab an instrument and make some music! Make Music Day is a worldwide, daylong celebration of […]
GRAND RE-OPENING CELEBRATION SAVINGS! This month we’re celebrating the newly remodeled Schmitt Music Omaha, and you can SAVE UP TO $100 on a qualifying new Performance or Professional “Bravo! Step Up” instrument! Get our exclusive “Bravo! Certificate” to save up to $100 now – CLICK HERE to view and download the certificate! Just download and […]
The String Shop is Schmitt Music’s specialty orchestral strings headquarters in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota – and we’re bringing the shop to Omaha – a “Grand Re-Opening” event! Join us at Schmitt Music Omaha on Saturday, June 13th to shop an expanded selection of instruments, accesories, bows and more, plus get special pricing on select instruments! […]