Shop for Violin Makers, Sales and Repair

By: Violinist  09-12-2011
Keywords: Musicians, violin

Instruments and Accessories

Shar Music

2465 S. Industrial

Ann Arbor, MI 48104


"Shar Music is the recognized market leader in North America as a supplier of string family instruments, bows, sheet music, cases, strings and accessories. Advanced musicians have come to depend upon the Shar Violin Shop's unique offering of products and services. From the youngest beginner to accomplished professionals, Shar endeavors to offer the best selection and quality of bowed string family products at excellent prices."

STRADPET Violin Neckguard by Nuojian Sci-Tech

502 Bailiangyuan, A36 Fuxing Road

Haidian District, Beijing, China

"We love tradition, and we also strive to innovate. We manufacture the STRADPET Violin Neckguard that was researched and developed by our violinists, scientists, luthiers and craftsmen. You will experience the perfect combination of tradition and innovation. As a new patented product, we look forward to cooperate with the international dealers."

Southwest Strings

1721 S. Cherrybell Stravenue

Tucson, AZ 85713


"Southwest Strings has been the source of quality stringed instruments and accessories to musicians and music educators around the world since 1985. Our Tucson headquarters features over 27,000 square feet of warehouse space, allowing us to carry a huge variety of instruments, bows, accessories, sheet music, and cases for the stringed instrument enthusiast. Find us on Facebook and Twitter!"

A. Cavallo Violins

8705 Shamrock Road, Omaha, NE 68114. Phone: 1-877-838-6222

831 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010. Phone: 1-610-937-6251

"We serve beginners through artists by focusing on carefully-selected instruments of living makers, giving the customer the convenience and security of a professional shop experience, individualized excellent service, and a broad selection. Every instrument we sell is carefully crafted completely by hand. We put the same care and fine set-up parts into student instruments that most shops only reserve for the finest instruments."

Carriage House Violins

1039 Chestnut Street

Newton Upper Falls, MA 02464


"Built on the esteemed reputation of our parent company, Reuning & Son Violins, Carriage House Violins offers superior instruments to a wide range of clients, from advanced students to professional musicians. Our dedicated team of technicians and enthusiastic sales consultants are ready to offer every serious stringed instrument player a lifetime of opportunity, service, and support."

Electric Violin Shop

5314 NC Hwy 55, Ste 102

Durham, NC 27713

1-919-806-3311 or toll free 1-866-900-8400

J.R. Judd Violins

1964 Lycoming Creek Road

Williamsport, PA 17701

"J.R. Judd Violins specializes in the sale and restoration of fine bowed string instruments and accessories. Our unique collection of instruments includes newly crafted as well as restored and rare instruments. For the past twenty-two years our staff has cultivated relationships with student and professional musicians and we are deeply committed to their complete satisfaction."

Old Town Music

42 E. Colorado Blvd.

Pasadena, CA 91105


"Old Town Music has a very large and comprehensive selection of violin music, plus music for other strings, and chamber music. We deal with all domestic and foreign publishers on a regular basis, so ordering is quick and reliable. We have always specialized in carrying fractional sized violins, and the accessories to go with them. Shoulder Rests / Strings / Mutes / Bows / Rosin / Metronomes / Tuners. Thirty-two years of service to the music community."

The Potter Violin Company

4706 Highland Avenue

Bethesda, MD 20814

1-301-652-7070 or 1-800-317-9452 outside of the MD, VA, DC area

"The Potter Violin Company is the largest purveyor of bowed stringed instruments and accessories in the mid-Atlantic region. Our dedicated staff is always prepared to help you with any repair or adjustment your stringed instrument might require. We specialize in exceptional service for instruments in all price ranges from the beginner to the professional with our highest priority to support the teaching and performing community."

Reuning & Son Violins

321 Columbus Avenue - 4th floor

Boston, MA 02116


"Reuning & Son Violins is New England's premier source for fine stringed instruments. We have a world renowned reputation for our professional standards, profound expertise in stringed instruments, and our understanding of the needs of serious musicians. We look forward to offering you a selection of investment-quality instruments and, ultimately, to placing exactly the right violin, viola, 'cello or bow into your hands."

Things 4 Strings

"Beginning string players enjoy a head start on tone with a relaxed and effective bow hold with our patent-pending & revolutionary accessories: Bow Hold Buddies™ for Violin/Viola, and CelloPhant® for Cello. Shop now!"

WangBow Violin Bow Workshop


"They started bow making work in 1980s. The Wang family is specializing in making high quality, affordable bows for players of violin, viola, cello, double bass and fiddle. Also they have been researching and developing substitute bow shaft material since 1990s. They also provide re-hair, restore and other services to their distributors and stringed instrument players."

Gifts for Violinists

The Violin Case


"The Violin Case is the only online gift shop dedicated to string players! Our mission is to celebrate the strings through beautiful carefully selected jewelry, prints, mugs, STRAD posters, ornaments, clothing, and many other gifts for the serious string player. Go to and enter the coupon 'Violinist' to get 10% off your next order!"

Sheet Music and Scores

Frustrated Accompanist

622 E. Lindbergh St.

Appleton, WI 54911-2836


"Frustrated with those impossible string concerto accompaniments? This series is your solution. Our intermediate level pianistic reductions make it possible for students to accompany their friends, string teachers to give their students an idea of the orchestra part and busy professional pianists to save practice time."

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