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December 2021: Many Christmas musical events are happening but if any are cancelled and you are left feeling cheated, please take it from me………inspirational stuff is happening in Cambridge and every year they really do lift my spirits. So, if you have time or the inclination, please do check out…

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November 2021. When do I need a rehair for my bow? How does the bow feel? How does the bow look? Ask yourself these 2 questions and you’ll find the answer. Two beautifully rehaired bows ready to go When your bow has been rehaired with fresh new horse hair, as above,…

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October 2021: Well, that IS the question. A subject that is discussed again and again by violin makers, restorers and players. It comes down to personal preference, but often a player will choose an instrument to try based on its appearance (as well as budget!). For makers copying is very common;…

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September 2021: When are the busiest times for players/musicians? When do you need your instrument to perform to the best of its ability? Summer offers us concerts and festivals indoors and out, and as covid rules have been relaxed this summer we have enjoyed many concert series getting back on track….

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August 2021 The players are back! Unbelievable really but the concerts I have seen over the past four weeks have encouraged me tentatively to look forward to a future of live music. I kicked off, very nervously as this was my first concert since March 2020, by attending the Royal…

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July 2021  Welcome to my new website! I hope you like it. It is designed to quickly give you all the information you need about repairs, restorations and total adjustment. In fact all that I offer. I do hope you find navigating it is straightforward, and that it gives you…

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