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.
Change of Seasons… The man standing in front of me has both worry and frustration taking turns crossing his face. “We just bought this violin a few months ago, we spent a lot on it and my daughter is very careful with it. She says she didn’t do anything…” the unspoken accusation hangs in the […]