Obtaining Instruments

Instrument Information

The Suzuki Parent should order a 3⁄4 size bass with GERMAN bow from Johnson Strings to be delivered by the first day of the semester, for 6 months.

Johnson Strings makes monthly trips to BKCM. Their delivery (service) trips are listed here.  Instruments can be picked up in the afternoon of the day of the delivery. The phone number for Johnson Strings is (800) 359-9351.

DO NOT order an instrument for your child. Your teacher will size your child before the children start their lessons in November. For the small basses, contact bass maker:

Gene Rebeck: (517) 896-2788,

Bass Rental Rates

including insurance (Based on 2016-17 prices)

6 Months = $468 for Adult 3/4 size from Johnson Strings
12 Months = $468 for Beginner (ex. 1/16 size) from Gene Rebeck – not insured; use a rider on home insurance.

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