26 Go-to Violin Shops in New York

August 31, 2016


Some of the reasons for musicians to visit and stay in New York are the extensive arts and culture, memorable musical scenes such as Les Misérables and The Phantom of the Opera and most of all the combination of music innovation and tradition existing in the place. Because of these reasons and much more on other aspects, musicians of all ages, style, levels and abilities enjoy living in such state. So in order to help the ease of New York's residents in looking for a shop satisfying the needs and services for stringed instruments, below is the diverse violin shops located at New York. Before buying an instrument, browse at the compilation to choose the appropriate shop and instrument in the violin family.


1. DZ Strad Violin Shop



An authentic music store featuring the best selection of violins, violas, cellos, double bass as well as bows, sheet music, cases, strings and accessories for sale. Aside from providing performers and musicians of all levels, they are also open to wholesaler and retail shops. Musical stores particularly from around North America and Europe supply their inventory from here.


Website: http://dzviolin.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/D-Z-America-Violin-449438965074575
Address: 60 S Lexington Ave, White Plains, NY 10606, USA
Tel: 914-831-7415
Email: business@dzamerica.com


2. Gregory Singer Fine Violins



This one of a kind shop specializes in the sales of 18th century Italian and contemporary instruments as well as a broad selection of bows and accessories. They also offer instrument repair, restoration, appraisals and bow rehairs. Aside from these services, they also handle recitals, concerts and classes at the shop's theater.


Website: http://www.singerviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gregory-Singer-Fine-Violins-Inc-95305152852
Address: 246 W 80th St, New York, NY 10024, USA
Tel: 212-724-4476
Fax: 212-579-5680
Email: info@singerviolins.com


3. Peter Lam, Violin Maker



For over 30 years of experience, Peter Lam has been working with bowed stringed instruments especially the making, repair, restoration and minor adjustments. He established this full service shop in Greater New York City offering the sales of new, imported and handmade fine violins, violas, cellos and bows. The range of services are available at affordable prices.


Website: http://www.petersviolin.com
Address: 1841 Broadway #220a, New York, NY 10023, USA
Tel: 917-775-1021
Email: petersviolin@gmail.com


4. David Bonsey Fine Violin Shop



David Bonsey is an award-winning master violin maker and musician who can create needed quality instruments and can perform expert repair and restoration. The violin shop is occupied with friendly and knowledgeable staff too that can help in any required services even the rarest of instrument. In addition, instrument setup, sound adjustment and appraisal are also provided in the shop. 


Website: http://davidbonseyfineviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/David-Bonsey-Fine-Violins-1407753222772474
Address: 250 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
Tel: (646) 463-1792
Email: info@violinappraisal.com


5. David Segal Violins, Ltd.



The inventory at David Segal Violins carries a good selection of antique and modern instruments by David Segal and other makers. A collection of bows from classical and modern makers are also offered along with the cases, strings and necessary accessories for violins, violas and violoncellos. A repair facility is also available for required work on the instrument.


Website: http://www.davidsegalviolins.com
Address: 74 W 68th St, New York, NY 10023, USA
Tel: (212) 769-4559
Fax: (212) 724-0348
Email: dsviolin@earthlink.net


6. Flushing Violin Shop Incorporated



As a full service violin shop, customers particularly residing within New York area are welcome to search for the best instrument at the best price along with the full line of available accessories here. The shop also undertakes expert repairs and restoration plus bow repair and maintenance in just affordable prices. 


Website: http://www.flushingviolin.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/flushingviolin
Address: 135-15 37th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354, USA
Tel: 718-353-6815
Email: flushingviolinshop@gmail.com


7. Christophe Landon Rare Violins



This business was opened by a prize-winning violin maker and restorer, Christophe Landon, in 1986.  Since then, it has served clients and members of orchestras from the country and even made the trade of own handmade Italian instruments along with other notable instruments and French bows internationally. 


Website: http://www.landonviolins.com
Address: 1995 Broadway, New York, NY 10023, USA
Tel: (212) 721-1716
Fax: (212) 721-2313
Email: info@landonviolins.com


8. Rare Violins of New York



Rare Violins of New York is a violin shop founded by Bruno Price and Ziv Arazi with experiences working among musicians and instruments. The shop is a trusted firm known internationally providing high end instruments along with full service in house. At any price range, musicians, collectors and music institutions can refer their instrument problem here.


Website: http://www.rareviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RareViolinsofNewYork
Address: 140 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
Tel: 212.595.3389
Email: Info@RareViolins.com


9. Joseph Tanen Violinmaker



This full-service violin shop specializes in the making, repair and restoration of fine bowed instruments. Though they don't handle bow repairs, they still provide a selection of brazilwood, pernambuco and carbon fiber bows as well as violins, violas and cellos for children to professionals at reasonable prices. 


Website: http://www.tanenviolins.com
Address: 5030 Broadway, New York, NY 10034, USA
Tel: 212-663-6219
Email: info@tanenviolins.com


10. Virtuoso Resources



While the store supply the buy and sell of instruments, it is also one of the best musical instrument rental store in New York City. Whether your looking for a child's instrument or professional level products, Virtuoso Resources provide the required instrument at affordable prices. 


Website: http://virtuosoresources.com
261 W 93rd St, New York, NY 10025, USA
Tel: (917) 983-0686
Email: info@virtuosoresources.com


11. Matthias Lehner Violins



Since 2007, Matthias Lehner Violins has been of service to national and international clients besides musicians from New York City. The shop provide the making and expert restoration of fine and rare string instruments and bows. They also do reliable sound post adjustment and bow rehairs services.


Website: http://www.lehnerviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Matthias-Lehner-Violins-781236105224675
Address: 46 W 65th St, New York, NY 10023, USA
Tel: (212) 580-2158
Email: info@lehnerviolins.com


12. Rozanna's Violins



For an instrument with creativity and artistry, Rozanna's Violins is the shop suitable for that. From children to advancing players, a selection of unique quality instruments and designer violins plus related accessories from this shop will be acquired at any budget.


Website: http://www.rozannasviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RozannasDesignerViolins
Address: 2350 Broadway #1111, New York, NY 10024, USA

Tel: 877-464-5927 
Email: rozannasviolins@gmail.com


13. David Gage String Instruments



DGSI was founded in 1978 by bassist David Gage. They offer the sales of antique and modern violins, violas, cellos and upright basses as well as the services such as rentals, repairs, appraisals, and the showroom which is highly available by appointment only. Their customers include professionals, students, and amateurs players who needs attention in taking care of their instrument.


Website: http://www.davidgage.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/David-Gage-String-Instruments-33777648985
Address: 36 Walker St, New York, NY 10013, USA
Tel: 212.274.1322
Fax: 212.274.9634
Email: info@davidgage.com


14. Viseltear Violins



Jason Viseltear is a dedicated bowed instrument maker supporting musicians and professionals with their contemporary and period instruments. While some of the performing players uses the award winning instruments by Jason, some are also founded at collections of dealers around United States and abroad.


Website: http://www.jasonviseltear.com
Address: 131 Essex St, New York, NY 10002, USA
Tel: 212-473-1937
Email: jviseltear@gmail.com


15. Ithaca Stringed Instruments



Located in Trumansburg, NY, ISI has been making instruments such as violins, violas, cellos, mandolins and custom guitars using the finest tone woods and highest quality materials. For over 30 years, they have been of service providing satisfactory products to clients.


Website: http://ithacastring.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ithaca-Stringed-Instruments-281347661936169
Address: 6115 Mt Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14850, USA
Tel: 607-387-3544 
Email: info@ithacastring.com


16. Guy Rabut, Violin Maker



The violin maker, Guy Rabut, has been making handmade instruments of the violin family for more than 35 years now. He provides the right instrument whether for concert performers or to ordinary player who just enjoy playing the instrument. Customers with Rabut instruments are welcome to visit the shop anytime for a free of charge check up and sound adjustment.


Website: http://guyrabut.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rabutviolins
Address: 251 W 93rd St, New York, NY 10025, USA
Tel: 212-414-9398
Email: info@guyrabut.com


17. New York Quality Strings, Inc



At an affordable prices, high quality violins, violas and cellos can be obtained for purchase or for rental at New York Quality Strings. Elliot Katz is the founder of the business aiming to provide the best customer service and instruments at the Upper West Side of Manhattan.


Website: http://www.nyqualitystrings.com
West End Ave & W 104th St, New York, NY 10025,USA
Tel: 646-543-5950
Email: Elliot@NYQualityStrings.com


18. Florian Leonhard Fine Violins



One of the leading experts of rare and quality stringed instruments is Florian Leonhard. His instruments along with the world class services are recognized internationally. With about 30 years of research, his bench copy instruments are available with real similarities with the original model.


Website: http://www.florianleonhard.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FlorianLeonhardFineViolins
1925 7th Ave, New York, NY 10026, USA
Tel: 646-386-7658
Email: violins@florianleonhard.com


19. Kolstein Music, Inc.



Since 65 years ago, this retail store has been carrying fine musical instruments in the violin family along with a full line of bows, cases and accessories for sale. The manufacture and repair services are handled by a staff of 12 experts to supply the requirements of students and players.


Website: http://kolstein.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SKolstein
Address: 795 Foxhurst Rd, Baldwin, NY 11510, USA
Tel: 516-546-9300
Fax: 516-546-9309
Email: bkolstein@kolstein.com


20. The Long Island Violin Shop



This is a full service shop which had been dedicated in its 30 years of service to the world of music in New York. Though harnessed with different abilities, all players seek their needed bowed instrument from this shop. They are offered with the sale, rental and repairs by well trained staff in house.


Website: https://www.liviolinshop.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/liviolinshop
Address: 8 Elm St, Huntington, NY 11743, USA
Tel: (631) 427-3569
Email: info@liviolinshop.com


21. St Cyr Violins



For over 30 years, Saint Cyr Violins specializes in the fine violin, viola, cello and bow sale, restoration and appraisal. Regardless of musicians nationally and internationally, this shop ensures to provide the right instrument and services.


Website: http://eviolin.com
14 Farragut Cir, New Rochelle, NY 10801, USA
Tel: (212) 262-1827
Email: brice@eviolin.com


22. Sullivan Violins



Since 2006, Sullivan Violins has started operating in Rochester, NY, but the business has been of service to all levels of players since 1994. Ken Sullivan, master luthier, has 30 years experience working with violins, violas, cellos. Along with expert luthiers in the shop, they provide excellent selection of modern and antique instruments and bows along with outstanding services.


Website: http://www.sullivanviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sullivanviolins
Address: 120 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14604, USA
Tel: 585-325-7250
Email: info@sullivanviolins.com


23. String Instruments Ltd



String Instruments has been a support for students to professionals in their needs for violins, violas, cellos, and their bows and string accessories. For 40 years, they also provided the instrument repair and restoration along with bow rehair. Sal Signorelli is the founder and sole owner of String Instruments.


Website: http://www.stringinstrumentsltd.com
Address: 10 Gibbs St, Rochester, NY 14604, USA
Tel: 585.262.2121
Fax: 585.262.4304
Email: sal@stringinstrumentsltd.com


24. Stamell Stringed Instruments



Stamell Stringed Instruments has locations situated in Amherst, MA and Poughkeepsie, NY. The shop's specialties includes the sales, creation, rental, repair and restoration of violin, viola, cello and bass for over 27 years. The craftsmen in the workshop are composed of trained professionals to guarantee the best instrument at best value.


Website: http://www.stamellstring.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Stamell-Stringed-Instruments-172107538235
7 Garden St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, USA
Tel: (845) 337 3030
Email: info@stamellstring.com


25. Wrona's House of Violins



The founder of this violin shop is Anthony T. Wrona. They kept in stock a selection of vintage and quality contemporary violins suitable to collectors along with students and professionals. To get in touch with their changing selection of violins, use contact details below to call for updates.


Website: http://www.wronashouseofviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wronashouseofviolins
Address: 907 Escarpment Dr, Lewiston, NY 14092, USA
Tel: 716-297-2263
Fax: 716- 298-5218
Email: mikewrona@aol.com


 26. Oviolin


Whether you're an aspiring musician 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 New York, 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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