Strings – Subjective and individual decision, complicated by extensive choices – brands and materials! Testing the variety of possibilities is nearly cost prohibitive, relying on reviews and web forums a trusted technique. With nearly 4 decades of performing experience, luthier Michael Asetta has done extensive research and trials AND visited the leading manufacturers in Europe – the historical production center. Recently Mike was honored to meet the Managing Director of Pirastro strings at their headquarters in Germany. Annette represents the sixth generation leader of the world’s premier maker of strings. Visit Mike to discuss the set-up of your instrument, its unique characteristics, and your playing style along with the details of string options.