Fiddleheads' Mission Statements

row of violins up close

Shop Mission Statement

We don't just sell violins. We take the time and care to educate our buyers in making the best decisions for their music and family.


In Operating the Violin Shop We Strive...

  • To assist our fellow string players in making informed and appropriate decisions in their music purchases so they may buy with trust and confidence

  • To provide quality instruments and materials for beginners to professional players; instruments which best suit their budgets and needs

  • To offer the best possible service and support to all my customers by means of sharing information freely, being flexible and understanding to customers' needs and continually educating myself in violin and the industry

  • To operate this business with honesty, environmental sustainability and personal integrity


Rhiannon and her students play violin in hockey jerseys

Photo: Rhiannon and her violin students played "O Canada" at a hockey tournament (January, 2005)

School Mission Statement

Fiddleheads inspires players to understand and express the richness and beauty of music.

Lessons focus on stimulating intrinsic abilities and encouraging individual growth within a trusting and nurturing environment.


My Goals as Your Violin Teacher, by Rhiannon Nachbaur

  • To support you in actualizing your goals in music with confidence.

  • To hone your technique, working with and respecting the ergonomics of your natural physiology.

  • To share insights and sincere appreciation for the music, theory, performance and the violin itself through open communication and positive interaction.

  • To offer challenging, enjoyable and enriching experiences you will cherish for years to come.