Caring for your instrument


Each time you play

  • Wipe off the rosin from your violin with a soft cloth
  • Gently tighten your bow before playing and make sure to loosen your bow afterwards
  • Put your violin and bow in your case


Try not to

  • Leave your violin in the sun or hot car
  • Leave your violin where it can be stepped on, sat on, or knocked oto the floor
  • Forget to loosen the bow
  • Touch the bow hairs with your fingers or hand


To keep your violin happy

  •  Change the strings once a year
  • On occasions you might want to polish your violin with violin polish