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Musicians Unite!

Over the years, Animato Strings has witnessed the hard work, dedication, nerves and successes from students and teachers all over Queensland preparing for their annual Fanfare and MOST (Musically Outstanding STudents) performances. We’ve also had the privilege of experiencing the … Continue reading

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Insider Info: Tricky Cello Cases

As much as we’d all love to have the newest, high-tech, top-of-the-line cases for our instruments, budget constraints often stand in the way. Most of us make do with our much loved, slightly older cases that get our instruments safely … Continue reading

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Protect Your Rosin!

Hands up if you’ve ever dropped a brand new rosin only to see it smash before your very eyes. Keep them up if you’ve also taken out a dirty big chip with the frog of your bow. Yup, I thought … Continue reading

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Cleaning and Maintenance of your Instrument.

One of the most talked about, yet neglected, topics discussed at Animato HQ is the cleaning and maintenance of instruments. Taking good care of your instrument is so easy, can prevent costly repairs and costs next to nothing to do. … Continue reading

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Revamp Your Violin!

Are you getting enough out of your violin? Feeling like it’s just not what it used to be? Perhaps you feel the need to upgrade but don’t want to shell out for a whole new instrument. A quick and easy … Continue reading

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Pesky Peg Problems Solved!

If you are a string player, teacher or student, you’ve probably encountered some pretty pesky pegs in your time. You know that frustration when a peg wont stay put and the string just wont stay in tune?! I see you … Continue reading

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Strings Well Strung: A little trick to keep our strings happy

Here at Animato Strings HQ, we have many little tricks-of-the-trade that make life as a string player much easier and enjoyable. A common problem we see plaguing stringies all over the world are, well, strings. They snap, slip, get rusty … Continue reading

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Maestro Strings: A Maestro Sound at Half the Price!

There’s nothing like a fresh set of strings to kick off a good practice session. And there’s nothing like a dull set of strings to kick off a budget realignment! Have you ever wished for a good quality string, a … Continue reading

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