Connolly Music Company and Thomastik-Infeld have been working together to bring the finest strings to the US for over 40 years. In addition to being the source and guiding force behind Thomastik-Infeld, Connolly is also the US connection to König & Meyer, Heinrich Gill, Revelle, The Realist and a selection of several other best-in-class brands. Specialists in sales, marketing and distribution, Connolly also carries over 50 well known additional brands for your convenience.
Connecting with Connolly gives our dealers the ability to receive the most in-depth product information, new product news, a full line of the freshest inventory, programs for enhanced profitability, free shipping opportunities and more. Connolly's renowned brands can be purchased through our network of qualified dealers.
Connolly Music Company is the US source behind an exclusive lineup of best-in-class music products, many of which hail from Europe and feature extraordinary workmanship, and are as follows:
Thomastik-Infeld, the innovative leader in string technology noted for such bowed string brands for violin, viola, cello and double bass such as Dominant, Peter Infeld, Vision, Spirocore, Belcanto. Discerning guitarists of all styles are covered with Power-Brights, Spectrum Bronze, Jazz Flat Wounds and many other top quality string brands. The choice of renowned artists and players worldwide, they have been making bowed and fretted strings in the heart of Vienna for over 90 years.
Connolly's Luthier Workshop features an exclusive selection of string instrument products. From Bavaria, the home of Germany’s finest instrument and bow makers, come Heinrich Gill violins & cellos - known for their sound, elegance and craftmanship, and exquisitely handcrafted Bernd Dimbath string instruments. Georg Werner wooden bows made of Brazilwood and Pernambuco and Tempel-Germany fine fittings, which are like jewelry for instruments, also come from this region of Germany. One of a kind Wanka bows are also handcrafted in Bavaria.
K&M (König & Meyer) stands - also engineered and manufactured in Germany - play a strong supporting role by providing the most durable, long lasting, and most innovative music,instrument & pro audio stands. Backed by a 5 Year Limited Warranty, these top notch stands are also a genuinely eco-friendly product.
The Realist products - developed by David Gage (in collaboration with Ned Steinberger in some instances) are the most innovative transducers available. The Realist Violin incorporates the transducer technology in a fully acoustic instrument that is electric when plugged in. Realist products are made in NYC, USA.
Revelle is the choice for a new musical generation. Revelle delivers best-in-class products that provide reliable, frustration-free tools to ensure an enjoyable and lasting experience for music students. Student Tested. Teacher Approved.
Baroque Bling Swarovski adorned mutes and tailpieces add a bit of sparkle and flair to string instruments.
Sales, marketing and distribution specialists, Connolly is dedicated to connecting manufacturers, resellers and the devoted community of musicians they serve. We continuously strive to provide our customers with the best service, products, selection & information available. Please let us know how we are doing!
"I can always count on getting the best sound out of my guitars by using Thomastik-Infeld strings. Other brands corrode, but their string technology allows me to keep strings on my guitar for months at a time and suffer minimal tone loss in their final days."
-Dan Fortin (son of dealer, Greg Fortin)