Weather changes affect our instruments!

As we are finally into the time of year in Houston where cold temperatures do come, and then get replaced by beautiful 70 degree days, this fluctuation can play havoc on our instruments and bows. Here are a couple of simple tips to help mitigate this: 1. When not playing your instrument, keep it in your case. If a cold front comes in and your ho...
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Lachezar Kostov - Assistant Principal Cello -Baltimore Symphony

Incredibly high-quality instruments and bows, as well as a wide array of affordable rental violin, violas, cellos, and basses, Sam's Strings is the place to go to regardless of your professional status. 

Patrick Moore - Axiom Quartet

Sam's String's consistently has the best quality string instruments for the best price.  I also recently purchased his Vlc600 model cello and a very fine handmade bow of Sam Matthews, owner of Sam's Strings.

Dr. Daniel Saenz - Sam Houston State University

Sam Strings offers the finest quality instruments for the money. Cellists of all levels find that his instruments are easy to play have a beautiful tone that is distinguished from the rest.

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