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String Shop Grand Opening at Schmitt Music Brooklyn Center!

We’re celebrating The String Shop’s Grand Opening with special sales and great events! Join us November 10 – November 17 at Schmitt Music Brooklyn Center.

GET 20% OFF all string print music, accessories and bows!  We’ll have prize drawings, performance opportunities, special products, concerts and more.

Bow and Accessory Events – November 10 & 11

Have you ever wondered why some rosin is $4 and others are $30? What about strings? Visit the rosin and string stations to compare and contrast popular brands. Audition bows, too! Test products by Arcos Brasil, Bobelock, D’Addario, Pirastro, Thomastik-Infeld and others.

Drop-in Concert Events

Join us from 12PM-4PM on the 10th, and 1PM – 3PM on the 11th for a Drop-in Concert Event in The String Shop.  Come and sign up to play in the store! Performing earns you a certificate of participation and a special gift!

Vito Vissicaro, Arcos Brasil USA

Visit The String Shop on Saturday, November 10th and meet with Vito Vissicaro, co-founder of Arcos Brasil USA. Arcos Brasil is fully committed to shops, retailers and dealers all over the world, and every member of the Arcos Brasil team is proud of contributing to the process by which musicians evolve in the perfection of their artistry. Vito will be presenting Arcos Brasil bows and accessories, and chatting with customers.

Click here to read Vito’s bio!

Amanda Brock, Amati’s Fine Instruments

Join us on Sunday, November 11th and audition bows and instruments with Amati Representative, Amanda Brock, from 12-5PM. Founded in 1991, Amati’s Fine Instruments has supplied music dealers with the finest hand crafted violins, violas, cellos, basses and various other string instrument accessories. Come in and learn all about Amati’s products, as Amanda showcases their great selection of bows, instruments and more!

Click here to read Amanda’s bio!

Customer Appreciation Preview Event – November 16

Come in 4PM – 7PM on Friday, November 16th and audition a new instrument in an exclusive preview for our current customers! You’ll get first choice of instruments, plus $100 OFF any new upperline violin, viola or cello!

Meet String Specialist, Shannon Jansma, and learn about our beautiful upperline instruments and bows. Please call to set up an appointment at 763-566-4560, or email Shannon at today!

The Customer Appreciation Selection Event is open to the public Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18.

Customer Appreciation Event – November 17

Visit The String Shop and play a great selection of special products from Eastman, Galiano, Amati and Arcos Brasil. Come in and get $100 OFF any upperline violin, viola or cello purchase.

If you’re a current Schmitt Music Trial Purchase customer, that means you get an additional $100 OFF your Trial Purchase earned equity allowance! Contact us for details.

Performance by Patrick Clark of Darius Rucker’s Band – November 17

Join us for a FREE performance on Saturday, November 17th at 6PM by Patrick Clark, an accomplished violinist, fiddler, educator and clinician for Eastman Music Company.

Patrick has performed and/or toured with artists including Darius Rucker, Josh Gracin, Big and Rich, Sara Evans, Mark Chesnutt, Mark Wills, Shannon Brown, Roy Clark, Pam Tillis, Crystal Gayle, Brenda Lee, James Otto, Lee Brice, Chuck Wicks, Collin Raye and more!

Read more about Patrick – visit his Facebook page or click here to read his bio.

Please RSVP to or call 763-566-4560. Seating is limited.

Please contact Shannon Jansma, String Specialist, for more information or to RSVP to these events: call 763-566-4560 or email — SEE YOU AT THE STRING SHOP!

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