Jim Kelly is my “go-to” person, an adviser that I count on when shopping for violins and bows at Potter Violins. He is welcoming and personable. He can tell me or my student that he has several of the kind of instruments I am looking for… or he may reveal that he is going to Europe on a buying trip in three weeks. I might like to come back when he returns to see what is new.
Bow Maintenance and Rehairing The schedule for routine bow maintenance is poorly understood by the very players who need it the most. In addition to the hair actually wearing out, the process of the hair stretching and changing length can throw off the balance of the bow leading to poor or unexpected performance. “I’m pretty […]