Instrument and Materials

Cellists:

  • Students will need a strap to hold the cello endpin.  

  • Students will also need a stool.  These should be flat and should be sized to create a 90 degree angle between the thigh and calf when seated. 

  • Students will need rosin.  

  • Students will need Suzuki Book 1 AND the CD.  You can buy them together or download the CD from iTunes.  

Violinists: 

  • Students will need rosin.  We recommend Rosin

  • Students will need Suzuki Book 1 AND the CD.  You can buy them together or download the CD from iTunes.  

All CMS Suzuki students will need to provide their own violins or cellos.  If you choose to rent, we suggest the following shops:

Inter-City Strings

Inter-City Strings is based in OKC.  Rental prices range from $24-$37/month.

Oklahoma Strings

Oklahoma Strings is based in OKC. Rental prices range from $21-$43/month

Robertson Violins

Robertson and Sons Violin shop is based New Mexico and they will ship instruments.  Rental prices range from $15 - $35/month. 

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If you'd rather purchase an instrument, there are two shops in Tulsa that will buy back instruments when is it time to size up.  

Tulsa Strings

Tulsa Strings is based in Tulsa and is a great resource if you are looking to buy an instrument.

Tulsa Violin Shop

Tulsa Strings is based in Tulsa and is a great resource if you are looking to buy an instrument.

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(405) 744-8996
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