• Rosin – apply to bow hair for proper tone quality
(included in rental from

Cleaning cloth – see how to properly maintain instrument
(use a soft cotton or a microfiber cloth)

cleaning cloth

• Shoulder rest – helps support the violin on the student’s shoulder
make sure to buy the correct size! 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, or 4/4
(included in rental from

• Dr. Scholl’s Callus Cushions – for beginning student’s bow grip
(I will decide in the first lesson if these are necessary – you can find these at Walmart)
dr. scholls
• Suzuki Book 1 & CD – for beginning students
• Daily Practice Schedule (hole-punched in binder) – current one filled out, new one printed!

Note: most of these supplies are linked to If you can find the exact replica on another site for a cheaper price, feel free to research. Just keep in mind, there are many variations (sizes, brands).