11 Well-Established Violin Shops in Ohio

August 17, 2016


Ohio is the 7th most populous state located in the Eastern region of United States. If you’re living in Ohio and you’re planning to purchase a string instrument of your own, we have compiled a handy list of the current violin shops in our state. Let us know if there are new additions. Hope this will help you find the violin that suits you.


1. The Loft Violin Shop



The Loft Violin Shop, owned by David Schlub, is dedicated in serving beginner to professional musicians by offering excellent services and products since 1976. Stringed instruments such as the finest handcrafted violins, violas, cellos and basses are available for sale and for rent. A selection of accessories is also offered as well as the repair services.


Website: http://www.theloftviolinshop.com/_index.php
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Loft-Violin-Shop-182451058437412
Address: 4604 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214, USA
Tel: 614-267-7221
Email: violins@theloftviolinshop.com


2. Baroque Violin Shop



Baroque Violin Shop was founded by Paul J. Bartel in 1974. They are now known as the oldest violin shop in Cincinnati. They have been providing services to musicians around the country offering the sales and rentals of high quality stringed instruments. In addition, luthier services such as repairs and restorations are also undertaken in house.


Website: http://www.baroqueviolinshop.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Baroque-Violin-Shop-121547974645992
Address: 1038 W North Bend Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45224, USA
Tel: 513-541-2000 
Email: baroqueviolin@fuse.net


3. Stearns Violins Inc.



Stearns Violins was founded in 1986 specializing in the needs of violins, violas, cellos and basses. Services include the making, sales, and rental of instruments as well as the professional quality restoration, repair and maintenance services. Rodger and Robert Stearns are the full time workers who provide services to customers. 


Website: http://stearnsviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StearnsViolins
Address: 10341 Middlebranch Ave NE, Hartville, OH 44632, USA
Tel: 330-877-8584
Email: rodger@stearnsviolins.com


4. Cleveland Violins



This full service violin shop is located in Cleveland Heights. The inventory consists of a large range of handmade stringed instruments and bows plus a selection of cases and accessories available for sale. A rental program is also available at a range of prices. For more details and product information, check out their online site.


Website: http://www.clevelandviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Cleveland-Violins-123629161026199
Address: 2917 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118, USA
Tel: 216-932-9310
Email: info@clevelandviolins.com


5. Strings N' Things



This professional string instrument shop specializes in providing quality bowed instrument and accessories specially to the music education and events. A selection of new, vintage and handmade violins, violas, cellos and their bows are offered to all levels of string players. They also offer repair and restoration services catered by the shop's luthier, James Johnson, who has 35 years of experience in this field.


Website: https://www.stringsnthingsviolinshop.com 
Address: 1221 Nordica Ln, Cincinnati, OH 45255, USA
Tel: 513-474-6033 
Email: mrvln@aol.com


6. Antonio Violins



Antonio Violins is a family owned and operated business since 1991. They offer every need of ukulele and orchestral stringed instruments. Different styles and sizes of instruments are offered to all levels of musicians and players.


Website: http://www.antonioviolin.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/antonioviolins
Address 1: 4009 Main St, Hilliard, OH 43026, USA
Tel 1: (614)-527-0030
Address 2: 7721 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236, USA
Tel 2: (513) 793-1300
Address 3: 214 W Main St, Mason, OH 45040, USA
Tel 3: (513) 234-0555

Email: info@antonioviolin.com


7. Peter Zaret and Sons Violins



Peter Zaret & Sons Violins offers quality instruments and bows sales, rentals and services. Instruments ranges from affordable beginners to concert masters level. They also provide ways to improve the sound of the stringed instruments as well as repair services and bow rehairs.


Website: https://www.zaretandsonsviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ZaretAndSonsViolins
Address: 5767 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44124, USA
Tel: (440) 461-1411
Fax: (440) 461-1855
Email: pzaret@roadrunner.com


8. Terry Carlin Violins



Carlin Violins is a full service shop opened by Terry Carlin specializing in the sales and services of instruments in the violin family. In addition to instruments, a range of bows plus accessories and cases are kept in stock. They also offer the "Instrument Rental Program" with a minimum rental of three months.


Website: http://www.carlinviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Terry-Carlin-Violins-124248004266024
Address: 2026 Murray Hill Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Tel: 216-791-2440
Email: tacarlin@sbcglobal.net


9. Studio Strings



This has been the premier location of any level of string players in Northeast Ohio, where the owners are Bruce and Jennifer Tackett. A full line of violin , violas, cellos, and basses are available for sale. A rental program is also preferred, especially by schools and orchestras. All kinds of repair are also provided by the Master violin luthier, Peter Horn. 


Website: http://www.studiostringsonline.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Studio-Strings-145441495499687
Address: 3530 Nichols Rd, Medina, OH 44256, USA
Tel: 330-336-1644
Email: studiostrings@gmail.com


10. Reese Williams Violins



The instrument maker, Reese Williams, specializes in the repair and restoration of violin family instruments in the baroque period. He provides every need of string players plus guarantees to solve any problems. The shop is available by scheduling an appointment first to discuss appropriate solutions to instrument's needs.


Website: http://www.reesewilliamsviolins.com
Address: 4440 W 210th St, Fairview Park, OH 44126, USA
Tel: 440-333-5984
Email: reesewilliamsviolins@gmail.com


11. Oviolin


In addition to those shops mentioned above, our shop, though not based in Ohio, has delivered to any players and orchestra members no matter where in this state! So refer in our violin catalogue before buying an instrument in the violin family.


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