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A comprehensive listing of violin makers arranged by country. This site lists hundreds of links to violin makers from around the world. This listing differs from a search engine result in two important ways. The first and most obvious difference is that the violin makers list is organized by continent, country, and in the case of the United States, by state. But the second and perhaps more...
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The search for a new instrument is a wonderful adventure. Whether you are an established concert artist, a conservatory student, or someone who plays purely for personal enjoyment, finding the perfect instrument that allows you to create your personal voice is a very rewarding and gratifying experience. Please call or email to inquire about instruments that may be available or to discuss the...
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At Princeton Violins we offer a large varity of Violins, Bows, Violas, and Celos for Rental, Sale, Restoration and Repair. Come to Princeton Violin Shop. New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Violin Maker. Does your violin play like a Stradivarius? All fine violins can have some elements of the...
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A downloadable online book by Burt Porter and Thurmond Knight, guides the musician in violin and bow maintenance and minor repairs. In the market for a violin? FiddleFix clearly outlines, for the buyer, what to look for and what to avoid in an instrument. It is also a guide for musicians to...
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An experienced violin maker and historian, William offers sales, services and information for the violin family of instruments. We know you'll find our instruments of the highest quality. In fact, we're so confident we want to provide you with a listing of other violin makers and stringed...
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I invite you to visit my shop, Acoustic Artisans, at our new location, 594 Congress Street, Portland, Maine, in the historic Hay Building. Built 6 years after Maine became a state in 1820, this building has been a landmark in the city ever since. With natural light from a dozen windows, it’s an incredible place to be working. There is ample studio space and large gallery that is perfect for...
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Whether you are shopping for an instrument or bow, are in need of repair or supplies, would like to know the value of an instrument you own, or want to rent an instrument for yourself or child, you can come to us with confidence. A Violin Maker's Workshop presents qualified skill and expertise in all aspects of instrument making, repair and handling. The art of instrument making has been passed...
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During the June 2013 Workshop videographers from Oberlin caught the flavor of why makers come to Oberlin and what the experience is like. The VSA/Oberlin Violinmaker’s Workshop is a two-week, intensive, graduate level program designed for professional makers. The workshop philosophy is: everyone teaches, everyone learns. Each participant is encouraged to share ideas, …. The same spirit of...
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Quality violins, violas, cellos, basses and accessories for musicians, tools and supplies for luthiers. For musicians (student and professional) Quality handmade string instruments and related accessories. Some have inquired about how to choose a violin. You may want to read this helpful article on buying a violin. Although the article tailors to violins, the same concepts apply to other string...
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”Amati. Maggini. Stradivari. Guarneri… Finck? The latter name, it’s safe to say, is never mentioned in the same breath as that of the former, whose violins are heralded and spoken of with a reverence verging on the religious. So what could David Finck, a woodworker from Valle Crucis, North Carolina, possibly have in common with those European violin makers of the 16th to 18th centuries?....
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Many musicians and students are amazed and sometimes bewildered by the large number of strings available for the violin, viola, cello and bass. We are offering this information to answer some of the basic questions about choosing strings...Each different type of string has its own special characteristics, which can change the sound of your instrument. These characteristics can make subtle (and...
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We are proud of the superior quality of our hand crafted instruments. Our repairs and restorations are performed by professional violin makers, members of the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers, and graduates of the Chicago School of Violin Making. Come and visit our shop and see how we can meet your needs! Kun Collapsible Shoulder Rest 1/2 & 3/4 Violin, 12" & 13" Viola. Essential...
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Peter Lam, Violin maker in New York City. Offering Sales of fine violins, repair and restoration service in New York City. Our Violin Shop is located in Upper West Side of Manhattan. Peter Lam, Violin Maker, established his violin making and repair shop in the Greater New York City. Over 30 years experience in violin, viola and cello making, repair and restoration, the shop specializes in sales...
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Warren Ellison Violin Maker. Modern and Baroque, Viola da Gamba Maker, stringed Instruments, Jericho, Vermont. Providing Musical instrument repair and service in Chittenden County for 30 years. For the last decade Warren Ellison has been building modern and baroque violins, violas and cellos with an occasional gamba or other stringed instrument thrown in for good measure. All instruments are of...
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Wm Mason II Violin Shop is a full service shop with two professional violin makers on premises. We support all of your violin, viola, cello and bass needs including repairs and restoration, inventory, instrument building and rental instruments. We also have a wide variety of consignment instruments. We are actively seeking rare and interesting instruments and bows for consignment sale or...
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Appraisal needs can arise from simple curiosity to the need for insurance coverage value assessment. Appointments are preferred and can take up to an hour, depending your needs. Costs for an appraisal are $20 (verbal assessment per item), $85 (written appraisal for insurance purposes) and $125 (written appraisal for insurance purposes with photographs) and up for more detailed appraisals...
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"My Ewen Thomson violin is something that, now I have, I couldn't live without. I've played it all over the world and I wouldn't swap it for anything I've tried anywhere. For beauty of tone and volume it is impossible to beat Ewen's instruments.". "Ewen is at the top of his trade. He delivers fantastic craftsmanship; it is second to none. My fiddle is superb; it is all I hoped it was going to...
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I have been a full time violinmaker since 1987, with my first shop in Long Island New York, and my current shop near Charlottesville, Virginia. Prior to setting up my own shop, my previous experiences include an internship with Mr. Andrew S. Kim, who taught at the Chicago School of Violinmaking, a job with Stephen McGhee at his restoration shop in Manhattan, and I worked with John Terry in...
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Charline Dequincey is a luthier trained in French methods of making and restoring the instruments of the string quartet. She graduated with honours in 2004 from France’s national violin-making school in Mirecourt after five years of studies. During and following her education, she took several apprenticeships in France and then continued to expand her expertise by broadening her understanding...
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Slobodkin Violins is a full-service violin shop in Bangor, Maine, offering violins, violas, cellos and accessories in all price ranges. He was awarded a Certificate of Merit for Workmanship by the Violin Society of America in 1996 and a second prize for violin making at the Art of Sound International Violin Making Competition in 2014. He is a member of the American Federation of Violin and...
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