Sources for Instruments and Supplies

Looking for Suzuki or instrument-specific equipment? The SAA has partnered with several music companies that supply Suzuki Method books, instruments, and other music education materials. Our Premier Business Members are the first place to look for your musical needs! Browse the list below to view what each company offers, or click on each company’s name to visit their website.

Alfred Music—Premier Business Member

Alfred Music

16320 Roscoe Blvd., Suite 100
PO Box 10003
Van Nuys CA 91406
Phone: 818-891-5999
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Alfred Music, the sole distributor outside of Japan for the Suzuki Method, offers a comprehensive catalog of education and popular materials for piano, theory, instrumental, choral, vocal and guitar, including instructional videos and software.

Clarion Associates, Inc.—Premier Business Member

Clarion Associates, Inc.

200 Motor Pkwy, Suite B10
Hauppauge NY 11788
Phone: 1-800-848-2534
Email: [javascript protected email address]

For decades Clarion has been a trusted insurance firm both professional and amateur musicians have turned to. Offering quick claim settlements and a friendly voice.

Connolly Music Company-Thomastik-Infeld—Premier Business Member

Connolly Music Company-Thomastik-Infeld

8 Vernon Valley Road
East Northport NY 11731
Phone: 1-800-644-5268
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Connolly Music is the US source for Thomastik-Infeld string such as Dominant, Peter Infeld, Alphayue & more, as well as Revelle Instruments & bows, and Magic Rosin.

Johnson String Instrument and Carriage House Violins—Premier Business Member

Johnson String Instrument and Carriage House Violins

1029/1039 Chestnut Street
Newton Upper Falls MA 02464
Phone: 617-964-0954

Johnson String Instrument has provided high-quality rentals and teacher support for over 40 years. Carriage House Violins is New England’s premier source for fine stringed instruments.

Shar Music—Premier Business Member

Shar Music

2465 S. Industrial Highway
Ann Arbor MI 48104
Phone: 1-800-248-7427
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Since 1962, Shar has offered a complete line of violins, violas, cellos and basses for students through professionals, as well as all accessories and a full line of Suzuki Method materials.

University of Evansville—Premier Business Member

Department of Music University of Evansville
1800 Lincoln Ave
Evansville IN 47722
Phone: 812-488-2229
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Suzuki Violin Pedagogy certificate is a 3 year program totaling 12 hours of credit; two years of classroom study and observation followed by a third year of supervised teaching and continued study. May be combined with any music degree.

Brobst Violin Shop

5584 General Washington Drive
Alexandria VA 22312
Phone: 703-256-0566
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Large collection of professional instruments and bows, shop-adjusted student instruments, rentals, repairs, bow rehairing, accessories and string music. Phone and mail orders. Instruments shipped on approval.

Frustrated Accompanist

1818 SE 46th Ave
Portland OR 97215
Phone: 920-858-5766
Email: [javascript protected email address]

Frustrated with those cumbersome piano parts? This unique series arranged by collaborative pianist Carol Leybourn solves the awkward pianistic problems that exist in many orchestral reductions.

The School for Strings

The School for Strings

419 W 54th Street
New York NY 10019
Phone: 212-315-0915
Email: [javascript protected email address]

The School for Strings, New York’s premiere Suzuki-based music school offers comprehensive instrumental instruction in violin, cello and piano to thousands of children, and Suzuki teacher training to hundreds of graduates from the world’s finest conservatories.

Vermont Violins, Inc.

5 Green Tree Drive
Unit B
South Burlington VT 05403
Phone: 802-862-0349
Email: [javascript protected email address]

V. Richelieu Fractional violas are 100% made in Vermont, USA, using select well aged European tonewood and fine oil varnish. Viola pattern will serve an advancing student well-or anyone wanting to play a true viola with full viola sound. All sizes available for sale or rental. Beautifully crafted with sonorous lows and expressive highs.

The SAA and the American Suzuki Journal do not endorse any products, and these listings are part of a paid advertising program.