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If you've never heard of Australian guitarist Tommy
Click Here and hold on! See what Les Paul
and Steve Vai said about Tommy. Simply Amazing!
It's here...the Coda "Diamond" GX!
core and Graphite diamond weave put Coda on the leading
edge of bow technology. Come and audition the Coda
New Arrivals from
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Can you find Frank's owner "Mando" Mark in
the photo of all the mandolin players from David
Grisman's 2004 Mandolin Symposium?
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That's me in the blue shirt holding my
mandolin in the air with one hand. Click on the
photo for the entire photo and see if you can find me!
In the front row from left to right is Mike Marshall
(in the red shirt), David Grisman, Chris Thile, Radim
Zenkl, Mike Compton (in his bibs) and Don Stiernberg.
Joshua Bell busking for change
in a D.C. subway!?!
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Mel Bay products including violin, fiddle, viola, cello,
string bass, mandolin and more!!
Tasting in Indy!
still have many new
"A grade" Eastman's in stock
for a "Mandotasting"! These mandolins were
at the Midwest Mandolin Festival and they are
beautiful! Call, e-mail or visit us now for our lowest
prices of the year! Don't miss
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The 4th Annual
Midwest Mandolin Festival
The rain never
dampened the musical spirit on Saturday, June 7th, 2008 in
Indianapolis at the Eagle Creek State Park Discovery Center.
The festival, Rich Delgrosso's blues mandolin workshop and the
Yank Rachell Tribute CD release party were all a huge success
over the weekend!
here for more info and photos!
Thank you to everyone who made them
Thank you for a great workshop & concert guys!
Mike Compton & David
John Hartford once
"Mike Compton knows more about
Bill Monroe style mandolin than the Father of Bluegrass
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Grand Opening a Huge
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photos from April, 2005!
Our new location in Broad Ripple is at
6356 N. Guilford Avenue (in Village Court, just north of the canal between
the Good Earth Health Food Store and Three Sisters Cafe- see photo above). We are
very excited to be in this newer and larger store. We are confident that this
new store will allow us to serve the music community
even better than before. We will continue to offer
quality products, private instruction, expert repair and
restoration and continue working to be the "Best Value"
to our customers. Thank you again to all of our
customers who have helped us to grow and prosper. Each
of us at Frank's Violins wishes the same to you and your
here for maps to the new location!
or click the "Directions" link above to
for printable maps and directions from your location
Violin and music related artworks
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Frank's Violins welcomes
Byron Plexico as new instructor!
Frank's Violins is privileged to announce
the addition of Byron Plexico to our teaching staff.
Mr. Plexico (the former Concertmaster of the Carmel
Symphony Orchestra) will be accepting students of violin
and viola as well as our other on-site instructors which
include Stefan Argyelan (adult violin), David Rugger (violin) and Mark Kurkowski
(mandolin & tenor banjo).
We have some very sad news
to share. Legendary fiddler Vassar Clements passed away on
August 16th, 2005 at his home in Tennessee. His incredible
playing will be missed by all!
Click here to link to Vassar's
you Radim for another great workshop & concert!
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the details and concert photos!
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