Howard Core & Co., Inc. was founded by Howard and Myrna Core in New York in 1976. In late 1977 it was moved to Alabama. In 2001, Howard Core Company LLC was formed, with Alex Weidner and Howard Core as partners, which insured the future of the firm. Howard Core & Co is a wholesome and manufacturing company dealing with over 1,800 violin ships, luthiers, and music stores including Heid Music.
The 4/4 Dorfler 303AKD Violin Bow is made of the finest brazilwood and has a beautiful octagonal Paris eye frog.