I moved from the United States to Singapore couple years back and brought my beloved old violin along. It has not acclimatized well and I had issues with the sound post dropping numerous times. Rita from Stradivari Strings assessed the violin and advised that I go for customized sound post cut from Italian wood. This would enhance the tone of the violin and the issue of sound post dropping will be solved. I am glad that I took her advice. My violin plays brilliantly now. I recommend any serious violin player to engage the services of Stradivari Strings’ luthier.
We come to Singapore during summer holidays to visit family annually. My children need to keep up with their violin and cello practice during this time period, and we rent the instruments from Stradivari Strings. They have fractional sizes all the way to full size violin and cello available for rent. We also managed to locate great cello and violin teachers from Stradivari Strings, to coach and practice with my children. This is excellent one-stop service from Stradivari Strings!
I have been learning the cello for one year. The lessons are practical focus and I find that I needed theory lessons to supplement the practical part, so that I get a total understanding of reading music. Stradivari Strings found me a music theory teacher who comes to my workplace for music theory lessons during my lunch break. This is a perfect arrangement and I have been progressing well.
Technique is of paramount importance when it comes to playing music. I have been with teacher Joyce (bamboo flute) for 2 years. She has taught me the necessary fundamentals in the playing of the Chinese flute. Under her patient teaching and guidance, I achieved distinction in both grade 5 and 8 dizi examinations. I believe that her teaching is commendable and very suitable for students who are still grasping their basics in Chinese flute.
Simon and Timothy enjoy Jarrell’s ukulele lesson very much. My kids are hard to handle at times but I am surprised they are able to pay attention in his class!
My 8 year old daughter and I have been learning guitar basics from Joel for a few months now. Joel is very patient and is able to adjust his teaching style for us given our very different needs. He comes prepared with his lesson plans and is able to teach in a dynamic manner while adjusting to our varied pace. It’s a pleasure to learn from Joel and I highly recommend him as a teacher for students of all ages and levels.
My son is at ABRSM grade 5 level and I was looking for a senior level coach to take him up to advance level. Stradivari Strings placed him under the guidance of piano teacher Matthew. Right from the first lessons, my son got on well with him and I am happy that we have engaged him to be our permanent piano coach.
My 10 year old daughter is an advanced level violin player. Her talent in violin playing is nurtured with active participation in violin competitions held in Europe. We believe this grooms confidence level. We live in Switzerland and return to Singapore during the Summer holiday break each year. Mr Yeo has been instrumental in coaching her high level performance techniques during one on one master classes. We are grateful that we can find a great coach in Mr Yeo
Teacher Hughes is an excellent cello teacher. He is fantastic and relates extremely well with my 10 year old daughter. He is ever so patient with her and offers words of encouragement during all cello lessons. I highly recommend him to any parent whose child wants to start cello classes. Thanks teacher Hughes for everything!
Stradivari Strings was very thorough in helping to select a viola which is suitable for my build. I received great advice and information including the type of wood, age of the maple spruce, to the quality of the rosin for my viola bow. I am very pleased with the viola and the lovely sound it produces.