Welcome to Mandarin Strings!

We are a full service orchestra shop located in Marietta, Georgia (just North of Atlanta). We focus on bringing the best quality instruments and service to our customers all at the best value. We want to make sure that all musicians, whether they are beginners or professionals, have a place to go for all of their instrument needs. 

Meet our team!

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Ying Zhuo


Master of Music

State University of New York at Stony Brook

Georgia Music Educators Association

American String Teachers Association

Over 20 Years Teaching Experience

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Natalie Palmer-Osorio


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Savannah College of Art and Design

5 Years Woodworking Experience

10 Years Violin Experience


Award Winning Service

We are so grateful to have been awarded The String Industry Award by the American String Teachers Association in both 2014 and 2019. We are very dedicated to providing the best instruments and service at the best prices so that students and teachers can focus on having the best learning experience.  


Private Lessons


If you are interested in Private Lessons, feel free to contact the teachers listed below. We work closely with experienced musicians who offer Private Lessons for Violin, Viola, Cello, or Bass.

Benjamin Lo

Violin | Viola | Cello

1-on-1, Group , Online, and At Home lessons available

Offering 1 hour, 45 minute, or 30 minute lessons

Lessons Include:

-Eliminating bad habits early

-Diverse skill set of techniques

-Musicality, phrasing, and intuition of Music

-Galaminan Method

-Susuki Method and Essential Elements for beginners

510-896-0399 | benlo626@live.com

Thomas Carpenter

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Cellist

Principal Cello, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Offering 1 hour Cello lessons

434-242-9309 | tmcarp13@yahoo.com

Dylan Stroud

Double Bass

Offering online and at-home lessons

All skill levels welcome


-17 Years of playing and performance experience

-Bachelor's & Master's Studies at Boston University and Indiana University

-Musical Instruction from members of the Atlanta Symphony, Boston Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras

770-883-5497 | dylan.stroud@gmail.com

Visit Us!

We are located at 1735 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA 30062

If you are having trouble finding us, give us a call at 

678-401-5059 and we can help give you directions. 

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