Welcome to Quantum Bass Center
The premiere location for all your string instrument needs.
Need to rent an instrument?
We offer violin, viola, cello and bass rentals for all ages and playing levels - from the touring professional to the eager student, QBC has a rental package that's just right for you. Why choose anyone else?Visit our rentals page
Quantum Bass Center runs a full service repair shop for all string instruments. Our workshop is the trusted facility for bassists from major orchestras around our region and nationwide, as well as the bassists and professors from our local universities. We also do high-quality repairs for violin, viola and cello.Check out our projects
We offer private lessons, group technique classes, workshops and more... right here in the heart of Midtown. Find out how Quantum is dedicated to string pedagogy for every age.Click for more
PLEASE NOTE: Our Summer Bass Workshops for June 2016 have been cancelled due to lack of numbers in our enrollment. We are saddened to have to report this news, and QBC apologizes for the sudden cancellation. We hope to see increased interest next year!
However, we are STILL moving forward with our JUMPSTART programs, available three Saturdays this summer. More information available here.
- Group classes (multi-studio, students of all private teachers are welcome)
- Private bass lessons with teachers highly trained in the most current double bass pedagogy
- Master classes and workshops, teacher training
- Reference library of recordings and sheet music (in addition to large retail inventory of the same)
- Fine double basses, bows and electric basses, consignments
- Select violins, violas and cellos
- Bass trunk rental, shipping of double basses
- Accessories in store, or convenient 24/7 via our web store:popular strings such as BelCanto, Spirocore, Evah Pirazzi, Passione, Corelli, Obligato, and many more! Mutes, Pops’ and Kolstein rosin, electronic tuners, bow quivers, bass wheels,cases, sheet music, and other bassists’ necessities, at unbeatable prices.
- The Laborie-style angled endpin and installation