Here at Normans we sell a variety of student to intermediate cellos, however, sometimes it can be tricky to choose the right model for you and the best one within your budget. I will be talking you through some of the main criteria to keep in mind when shopping for your cello and you can also find a comparison chart at the bottom of this page of all the models that we stock.

Every cellist recognises the important role a good quality bow plays in their performance. Here at Normans we aim to provide you with some of the best cello bows available on the market within the student/intermediate range. In this article I will be talking about the features of our best bows in terms of quality and value for money.

Piano has contributed greatly to modern and classical music and it was first created in early 1700s. It has originated from a harpsichord and since has taken on different forms of grand piano, upright piano, digital pianos and finally keyboards and synthesizers as well as hybrid pianos. Piano is one of the most popular instruments and also makes a beautiful piece of furniture that looks great in any home. So here are 10 interesting facts that you may or may not have known about the piano.