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12 Trusted Violin Shops in Melbourne

June 20, 2016

 

In the Australian state of Victoria, the name Melbourne is the capital city and the second most populous city in Australia. Melbourne is one of the most visited destination in Australia as well as active in major events in festivals and musicals. Since the city celebrates events related to music, musicians and musical instrument users look for their desired music store. For string players wanting to acquire instruments in the violin family, below is a compilation of violin shops in Melbourne. Browse from several collection of instruments you're interested in.

 

1. Alex W Grant Violins

 

 

A fully qualified violin maker, Alex Grant, started this business in the year 1996. He works with instruments from the classical and modern period. The workshop is dedicated in the repair and restoration of antique violins, violas and cellos owned by some of the finest musicians in Australia and other countries.

 

Website: http://www.grantviolins.com.au
Address: 26 Smith St, Collingwood VIC 3066, Australia
Tel: +61 (0)3 9417 4930
Fax: +61 (0)3 9417 4980
Email: admin@grantviolins.com.au

 

2. The Violineri

 

 

This shop is established in 1986 by Brenton Fyfield in Richmond. Last 2012, it is relocated to Box Hill, thus, for more than 25 years, they are well known for serving the string players of Australia. They specializes in the buy and sell as well as in the full repair service of bowed instruments. They are also available for bow rehairs and repairs.

 

Website: http://www.theviolineri.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theviolineri
Address: 979 Canterbury Rd, Box Hill VIC 3128, Australia
Tel: 03 9899 6552
Email: service@theviolineri.com

 

3. David S. Brown

 

 

Aside from becoming a maker of shakuhachi, David Brown is also a violin luthier. Though he is very interested in working with shakuhachi, he makes violins with the same standards with his other products using Australian hardwoods. In addition, he is available for the repairs and restoration services of all stringed instruments.

     

    Website: https://sites.google.com/site/dbshak/home
    Address: Hillcrest Ave, Eltham VIC 3095, Australia
    Tel: +61 3 9439 9699
    Email: dbshak@gmail.com

     

    4. Violin-World / Allegri

     

     

    Violin World has moved to Niddrie in Keilor Road as well as renamed to Allegri in their new location. They specializes in the sales, restorations, evaluations and repairs of violins, violas, cellos, double basses and other stringed instruments. The master luthier is John Ferwerda who has been in this business for over 50 years now. They also provide music lesson on all levels, in all styles and for all ages. For more details, check out their old and new website below.

     

    Website: http://www.violin-world.com or http://allegri.com.au
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allegriviolins
    Address:
    487 Keilor Rd, Niddrie VIC 3042, Australia
    Tel: 9379 9199
    Email: allegri@outlook.com

     

    5. Atelier Puglisi

     

     

    One of Melbourne and Australia's leading centres for stringed instruments providing repair and restoration services of double basses, violins, violas and cellos. Their customers not only cater local string players but also musicians internationally. They also offer the buy and sell of instruments in a very affordable price range and highest quality possible of workmanship.

     

    Website: http://www.atelierpuglisi.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Atelier-Puglisi-Violins-Cellos-307795669242574
    Address: 40 Church St, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia
    Tel: +61 3 9853 9525
    Fax: +61 3 9853 1477
    Email: bass@atelierpuglisi.com

     

    6. Leon Petroff

     

     

    Leon Petroff was once a violin player and became as one of Australia's finest violin makers working in the Cremonese traditions. For over 30 years of experience in this field, he is an expert from the fine adjustment to a complete restoration of stringed instruments. Hence, members from the Melbourne Symphony orchestra are mostly the visitors in his studio. 

     

    Website: http://www.leonpetroff.com.au
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/leon.petroff
    Address: 70 Patterson Rd, Bentleigh VIC 3204, Australia

    Tel:
    61 3 9557 5111
    Email: violins@leonpetroff.com.au

     

    7. Melbourne Music Centre

     

     

    This musical equipment retail store is a family owned business in Melbourne, Australia. They aim in providing musical instruments and equipment with good quality, playability, reliability and in an affordable price. They also operate through an eBay account and online sales division. Their highly experienced staff are always available to assist any purchase. Check out contact details below for more information.

     

    Website: http://www.melbournemusiccentre.com.au
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melbournemusic.centre
    Address: 525 North Rd, Ormond VIC 3204, Australia
    Tel: +61 3 9578 2426
    Email: info@melbournemusiccentre.com.au

     

    8. Cranbourne Music Melbourne Store

     

     

    This music store is a family run business and Melbourne's largest independent music store providing a great range of musical instruments and accessories in some of the world's leading brands. They offer required instrument to all musicians from beginners to professional players. For more information, visit their online site cited below.

     

    Website: http://www.cranbournemusic.com.au
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cranbournemusic
    Address: 204 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    Tel: +61 1300 272 626
    Email: sales@cranbournemusic.com.au

     

    9. GH Music

     

    GH Music is owned and run by musicians for musicians providing all needs of musical instrument for an affordable price. They are also the leading online music store in Australia. For violin players, violins in GH Music feature brands such as Enrico, Gliga, and Raggetti. The in-house luthier provide the setting up of the instrument.

     

    Website: https://www.ghmusic.com.au
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ghmusicflemington
    Address: 100 Mt Alexander Rd, Travancore VIC 3032, Australia
    Tel: +61 3 9372 6664

     

    10. Music Junction Blackburn

     

     

    For over forty years, Music Junction started as a music school and became as one of the most trusted music retailer in Australia. This store owns 2 branches, the Camberwell and Blackburn store. While Camberwell specializes in guitars, amps, accordions, brass and woodwind, Blackburn store can provide pianos, brass, woodwind, and orchestral stringed instruments. Their staffs are all working musicians available for any kinds of services of musical instruments.

     

    Website: http://www.musicjunction.com.au
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/musicjunctioncam
    Address: 159 Whitehorse Rd, Blackburn VIC 3130, Australia
    Tel: (03) 9877 5200
    Email: blackburn@musicjunction.com.au

     

    11. Caulfield Music Centre

     

     

    Since its establishment in 1975, this business started from a small shop and became into the music school, retail store and rehearsal studios in the Caulfield South of today. They kept in store quality standard of instruments assured to satisfy customer for years. They also have a healthy stock of pre-loved musical instruments available at low prices. In addition, every instrument are provided with available and appropriate services. Check out their website for more details.

     

    Website: http://www.caulfieldmusic.com.au
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Caulfield-Music-Centre-147211631994895
    Address: 766 Glen Huntly Rd, Caulfield South VIC 3162, Australia
    Tel: +61 3 9528 1162
    Email: music@caulfieldmusic.com.au

     

    12. Oviolin

     

    Whether you're an amateur or a professional player wanting to have an instrument in the violin family, our shop will always be available at your service. Though not based in Melbourne, we are passionate in delivering to any part of this place! So before you buy an instrument, look first through our collection. Click here to view our violin catalogue.

     





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