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Rent Early This Summer - Supply Shortages are Coming!

We recently sent out emails urging our customers to reserve their rentals now for the next school year because we are foreseeing rental shortages this fall. Businesses everywhere are reporting shortages in products and supplies including everything from electronics to...

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TI and Rondo Strings

TI and Rondo Strings

We are proud to offer TI and Rondo strings which are part of the Thomastik-Infeld Luthier Line of strings. These strings are available exclusively at professional luthier shops like The Long Island Violin Shop. TI Strings For Violin TI violin...

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Native American Violinists

Native American Violinists

November is Native American Heritage month, a time to reflect upon the rich culture and traditions of Native Americans. To help celebrate Native American Heritage month we decided to highlight some violinists of Native American and mixed Native American ancestry.
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Thank You Letter From Long Island Cares

Thank You Letter From Long Island Cares

We at the LIVS wanted to find a way to help those most in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. That's why in May of this year we started the LIVS Cares campaign to raise money for Long Island Cares: The...

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Charle's Rufino's Tips for Cleaning and Sterilizing Instruments

A member of the NYSSMA Task Force for Ensemble Safety recently contacted LIVS Director Charles Rufino asking about strategies for cleaning and disinfecting school instruments. Mr Rufino gave the following advice and answers to the question that had been asked:...

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