KRUTZ Instruments

KRUTZ, founded by Anton Krutz, is a manufacturer and vendor of student to professional violins, violas, cellos and basses. They employ European and American craftsmen with over 300 years of combined professional experience in the art of crafting high quality string instruments.


K.C. Strings is the flagship store for KRUTZ instruments. It is the largest full service violin, viola, cello and bass shop in the Midwest. They have an expert staff of repair and sales people that are passionate about music and serving string players.

Why Bowed Strings Impact Society

Since the dawn of civilization it has been understood that creativity can be expressed through art and music. The reason is that both are exactly the same vehicle but in different form; art is frozen music and music is liquid art.

But what is only now being recognized is that there's a powerful self-reinforcing loop. The very act of expressing art and music in turn stimulates more creativity. Within the music domain, the violin family of string instruments stimulate creativity the strongest. Here's why:


Stimulating Creativity.

Why Strings Programs Are Essential In Education.

Divinity Of The Violin.