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WM Mason II Violin Shop donates 35 instruments to the Strings Crew

From left are WM Mason II Violin Shop owner and violin maker Bill Mason, owner and manager Elaine Smith-Mason and violin maker Christina Wan.

The WM Mason II Violin Shop in Fredericksburg recently donated 35 student-sized violins, violas, cellos and double basses to the Strings Crewe.

“It is unlikely we’ll ever have to buy another instrument,” said director Sue Nunn.

The Strings Crewe is a program teaching stringed instruments to Northern Neck children ages 6-12. It provides free instruments and scholarships for 90% of its students. Weekly in-person lessons take place in Heathsville, Weems and Warsaw, using COVID-19 protocol.

The WM Mason II Violin Shop opened its doors in Fredericksburg in 2008. It is a full service violin shop dedicated to musicians of all ages and abilities. They make, repair and restore violins, violas, cellos and basses and repair…[to-view-more]

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