COVID – 19 Update

 To our valued customers: Vivace Music is still trading as usual for music lovers! Our stores are open with a clean and hygienic shopping environment.  Music is always a great source of comfort to people particularly in these difficult times, so we are endeavouring to operate as long as possible here to provide for all …

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Improve Your Violin Sound

How do I improve the sound and tone of my violin playing? Change of bow pressure and location, rosin amount, bow grip, and string replacement will help! Firstly, check your bow pressure when playing. The pressure you apply on the bow affects the tonal quality of your violin. Secondly, the contact point of the bow …

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Popular Guitar Series by Maton

The Maton Blackwood Series Guitars The Maton Blackwood Series Guitars are an exciting new range of acoustic guitars demonstrating the excellence in quality of Australian wood instrument making craftsmanship. Blackwood is a medium-sized Australian hardwood that grows in South Australia, Tasmania and the eastern states. It is a tone wood that blends the power or rosewood …

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Choices of String Bows

The Bow Stick The most important part of a string bow is the stick. It can be made of wood or a synthetic material, most cheaper wooden bows use brazilwood; more expensive bows are made of pernambuco. Pernambuco is a harder, and slightly reddish type of wood. Pernambuco bows can last more than a hundred …

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