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About Simply for Strings

Simply for Strings was founded in 2005 by Anna Andriolo and Toby Cumpstay, after recognition of the growing need of a specialist string store in the string community. The company began as a mobile business, driving from town to town to help educate students, parents and teachers, in their homes and in schools. The service provided during these trips set the foundation of the Simply for Strings customer service philosophy which we still pride ourselves on to this day.As the mobile business became increasingly busy, it was clear to the founders a larger, dedicated space was needed to continue to grow the business and best serve the growing customer base. From humble beginnings, we now serve customers Australia-wide from our store in Red Hill.Simply for Strings opened its doors to the public on November 19, 2007. The Old Church has become an inspiring venue for all musicians, an integral part of the customer experience and is now recognised, Australia-wide, as a musical hub for all things string.The entire Simply for Strings team is dedicated to excellent customer service and are here for every step of your musical journey. Our team consists of professional musicians, passionate educators and specialist staff who are knowledgeable about everything string."This shop has wonderful, responsive customer service and as a student I found it very helpful in getting information about what violin would be best for me. Since buying my violin 3 years ago, I have bought numerous violin products such as strings and multiple bows. All of these products have been of the utmost quality and I am happy to shop there any time I need new essentials even with things like rosin and music stands. The staff are amazing and know exactly what they're talking about and are willing to give you what's best for your situation at hand." - GraceZip may earn a commission

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