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17 Best Places to Buy Violins in Virginia

August 24, 2016

 

Virginia's musical contribution to American culture has been diverse. It is known as the home of violin shops to serve the string community around the state and the country. For musicians and string players who wanted to buy instruments in Virginia, below is the list of violin shops that is made readily available to make your search easier. Hope this will help you choose the right instrument for you.

 

1. Brobst Violin Shop

 

 

The Brobst Violin Shop offers one of the largest collection of instruments and bows along with a wide range of strings and accessories for about 45 years already. They also provide repair and restoration department and guarantee to supply all need of customers at any budget. The president and director of Brobst Violin Shop is Gerald Brobst.

 

Website: http://www.brobstviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Brobst-Violin-Shop-213537749627
Address: 5584 General Washington Dr, Alexandria, VA 22312, USA
Tel: (703) 256-0566
Fax: (703) 354-3954
Email: inquire@brobstviolins.com

 

2. Wm Mason Violin Shop

 

 

This is a full service violin shop that aims to provide a variety of instruments and bows as well as services for all needs of bowed instrument. They cater building, repairs, restoration and rental of violins, viola, cellos and basses in all sizes. They also provide lessons to all ages of students.

 

Website: http://wmmasonviolinshop.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Wm-Mason-Violin-Shop-136186003142360
Address: 509 Jackson St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA
Tel: 540-645-7498
Email: wmmasonviolins@yahoo.com

 

3. Four Strings

 

 

Four Strings is owned and operated by Adam Birce. He opened this shop targeting aspiring players and professionals of Richmond. At an early age, he has a passion for violins and since then he has been working with bowed string instruments. He also does expert repair and restoration of instruments.

 

Website: http://fourstringsrva.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fourstringsrva
Address: 00 E 4th St, Richmond, VA 23224, USA
Tel: 804-873-0247
Email: adam.birce@fourstringsrva.com

 

4. Kapeller Violins

 

In 1978, Kapeller Violins started to supply all needs of customers, particularly the things related to string instruments. They stock a range of student to fine violins, violas, cellos, basses and bows. They also handle bow rehairing for major repair services and restoration. Players can refer here the best rental plans to avail.

 

Website: http://kapellerviolins.com
Address:
5035 Forest Hill Ave, Richmond, VA 23225, USA
Tel: (804) 233-0719
Fax: (804) 233-1532
Email: sales@kapellerviolins.com

 

5. Mercury Fine Violins

 

 

Brooks Bozman is the owner of Mercury Fine Violins, who has over 15 years of experience in stringed instrument business. He is also a cellist and teacher for over 25 years. The shop offers stringed instrument sales and rental. They also cater a range of services and on the spot repairs, adjustment, and more.

 

Website: http://www.mercuryfineviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mercuryfineviolins
Address: Gainsborough Square, 109 Gainsborough Square Suite D, Chesapeake, VA 23320, USA
Tel: 757-410-7737
Email: info@mercuryfineviolins.com

 

6. Oded Kishony Violin Maker

 

 

Since 1987, Oded Kishony has been a full time maker of violin, viola and cello. Aside from making of instruments, he also works on repairs and restoration services. To know more about Kishony and his shop, check out the provided online site.

 

Website: http://kishonyviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Violin-Shop-of-Oded-Kishony-166260656907896
Address: 5027 Burnley Ln, Barboursville, VA 22923, USA
Tel: 434-973-2627
Email: odedkishony@gmail.com

 

7. Don Leister Violins

 

 

Don Leister Violins is a violin shop that carries affordable violins and violas. The maker mostly creates a selection of handmade instruments. Most of these are based from Stradivari and Guarneri model violins. He also offers expert repair as well as master luthier training in bow rehairing, instrument restoration and construction.

 

Website: http://www.donleister.com
Address: 2803 Stonewall Ave, Richmond, VA 23225, USA
Tel: 804-920-5592
Email: dgleister@gmail.com

 

8. Day Violins LLC

 

 

Day Violins is a family owned business specializing only in string instruments. They provide top quality string instruments as well as full service and repair. Experienced and trained members of staff handle any repair works and looks for the appropriate instrument suitable to the requirements of customers.

 

Website: https://www.dayviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DayViolinsLLC
Address: 14221A Willard Rd, Chantilly, VA 20151, USA
Tel: 703-391-9444
Fax: 703-657-3376
Email: info@dayviolins.com

 

9. Jan Hampton Violins

 

 

Jan Hampton founded and operated this shop since 1993. Their mission is to provide high quality bowed stringed instruments such as violin, viola, cello, bass. They offer students with the best and reasonably priced instruments through a rent to own agreement plans. A friendly customer service is also naturally served, as well as the professional bow rehairing and repair.

 

Website: http://www.janhamptonviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jan-Hampton-Violins-329769726407
Address: 1410 W 43rd St, Richmond, VA 23225, USA
Tel: (804) 231-7463

 

10. Barr's Fiddle Shop

 

 

For 39 years, this music store has been of service offering a broad range of musical products.The Barrs has been making handmade instruments and stocks a full line of fiddles, guitars, banjos and mandolins along with strings, books and more. Tom and Stevie Barr owned and operated this store.

 

Website: http://barrsfiddleshop.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BarrsFiddleShop
Address: 105 S Main St, Galax, VA 24333, USA
Tel: 276-236-2411

Email: email@barrsfiddleshop.com

 

11. Vacanti Violins

 

 

Vacanti Violins is a full service violin shop specializing in stringed instruments and bows. They kept in stock a fine selection of violins, violas, cellos, and bows available to students and professionals. Jonathan Vacanti, since 1995, has been the luthier and restorer of string instruments.

 

Website: http://www.vacantiviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vacantiviolins
Address: 301 E Market St, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA
Tel: (434) 326-6661
Email: vacantiviolins@gmail.com

 

12. Angelico Violins Inc

 

 

Angelico Violins, a family owned and operated violin shop, is a dealer of fine stringed instruments and bows, orchestra, band and guitars for over 30 years. In addition to trading, they also own a repair and restoration shop. Their customers include professionals, students and teachers from the country and beyond. 

 

Website: http://angelicoviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AngelicoViolinsInc
Address: 565 Cedar Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23322, USA
Tel: (757) 312-8961
Fax: (757) 312-8965
Email: info@angelicoviolins.com

 

13. Sibert Violins LLC

 

 

Sibert Violins LLC offers the sales of antique and restored violins, violas, cellos, or basses as well as buying older and European or American made instruments. They also offer student rentals at high quality since 2006. Aside from a range of repairs and restoration, Silbert Violins also assists the search for the right instrument every player needs.

 

Website: http://sibertviolins.com
Address:
Colonial Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911, USA
Tel: (434)825-5660

 

14. Orpheus Violins

 

 

Orpheus Violins specializes in quality string instruments, bows and related accessories. They provide amateurs, professionals and musicians with unique instruments at all budgets. They provide quality service, including common shop repairs as well as instrument satisfaction with accurate repair estimates.

 

Website: http://orpheus-violins.com
Address: 2420 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454, USA
Tel: (757) 652-6172

 

15. Centreville Music Shop

 

 

Since 2007, this music shop provides services and products to local customers and music education. Schools and music teachers even prefer their rental programs here. Aside from instrument sales and rental, lessons and all levels of instruction are also available in the shop.

 

Website: http://centrevillemusic.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/centrevillemusicshop
Address: 14215 Centreville Square, Centreville, VA 20121, USA
Tel: 703-988-0002
Email: centrevillemusic@gmail.com

 

16. Wood Bridge Music Shop

 

 

Though a small music shop, they can cater all music needs from searching of instruments, music teachers to great customer service. Their instruments are made from the finest quality available at affordable prices. A full service, on-site repair shop for all instruments is also provided.

 

Website: http://www.wbmusicshop.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/woodbridgemusic
Address: 13810 Braddock Rd, Centreville, VA 20121, USA
Tel: (703) 543-7474
Email: info@wbmusicshop.com

 

17. Oviolin

 

Our dedicated shop, Oviolin, is always available in delivering to any places in Virginia even if we are not based in this neighbourhood. If you are a player or musician in need of instrument in the violin family, don't hesitate to look at our collection. Browse through our violin catalogue.

 





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