Instrument Shops locally, regionally, and nationally. I am happy to provide specific recommendations from this list.
The two questions I am most frequently asked are 1) How do I get started in my search for a new instrument and 2) What do I look for in purchasing an upgrade to my current instrument?
Here are some very good answers.
Todd Ehle (like myself, a former Eastman School graduate who has made a name for himself as a very fine studio teacher. He runs an excellent website devoted to violin study. He goes by the web handle, “Professor V”)