I am a music conservatory student currently pursuing music degree. After checking out all the violin shops in Singapore, I decided to select my violin from Stradivari Strings as their collection of advance level violin and bows are impressive. Rita was very patient with me as I spent 2 days at the shop, playing my range of repertoire on three violins which I had narrowed down. Eventually I decided to get a violin hand crafted by Gunter Lobe, who is ranked top 3 maker worldwide who is still alive. I am very happy with my choice and highly recommend any serious violinist to go to Stradivari Strings.