NEXT SALE: 27 SEP 2017 (WED) 11AM PST LOS ANGELES (7PM GMT LONDON). PrICE $199 + 49.95 Shipping

6 Outstanding String Shops at Leicester

June 06, 2016

 

Leicestershire originated its name from its county town which is the City of Leicester. As a landlocked county in the English Midlands, it is recorded to have a full range of music performed in the area. Aside from it, stores selling music sheet and musical instruments arise in Leicestershire. There are a number of violin shops catering all musicians and players in local and abroad. Below shows the list of these shops for an easy reference to all individuals in need of an instrument in the violin family. Check it out for more details.

 

1. Timothy Batchelar

 

 

This shop deals with the making, repair and retail of violins, violas, cellos and double basses. For nearly three decades, this business mostly specializes in the restoration of stringed instruments. They also kept in stock accessories, bows, cases, and strings. Tim Batchelar completes all works in his own workshop.

 

Website: http://www.batchelar.com
Address: 28 Colbert Dr, Braunstone Town, Leicester LE3 2JB, UK
Tel: 01162 899798 or 07710 204303
Email: tim@batchelar.com

 

2. Intasound

 

 

For over 35 years, Intasound Music has been a family run business servicing the music industry in Central Leicester. They carry a wide stock of musical instruments of any leading brands and mainly known as one of the best piano dealers in Leicester. They offer a friendly customer service and provide the latest products at very competitive prices.

 

Website: http://www.intasound-music.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intasound.leicester
Address: 70 Narborough Rd, Leicester LE3 0BR, UK
Tel: 0116 254 5456
Fax: 0116 2336687
Email: intasoundmusic@googlemail.com

 

3. Icon Music

 

 

A general music store aiming in developing greater bond to all musicians aside from mainly becoming a retail store. They offer a wide range of musical instruments, accessories, printed music and essential services such as music tuition, instrument repairs and servicing, and band rehearsal space. People with the desire to buy an instrument and also lives locally are recommended to visit in store for a try out of their preferred instrument. Moreover, their store associates the best free-lance repairers and luthiers in Leicestershire.

 

Website: https://www.iconmusicuk.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IconMusicLtd
Address: 58 King St, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE13 1XB, UK
Tel: +44 1664 568000
Email: info@iconmusicuk.com

 

4. Killingback Violins

 

Peter Killingback owns his own workshop in Leicestershire and has been of service as the maker and repairer of violins, violas and cellos. His works are specially created entirely by hand using techniques by the Cremonese genius, Stradivarius. A good selection of stringed instrument are available for sale and some examples are displayed in the gallery at his online site.

 

Website: http://www.killingbackviolins.co.uk
Address: 58 Highfields Dr, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3JT, UK
Tel: +44 1509 827 437 or +44 7870 430 391
Email: peter@killingbackviolins.co.uk

 

5. Chris Johnson Violins

 

 

An English violin maker operates this shop dealing with stringed instruments in modern, classical and baroque forms. Unlike other shops, Chris Johnson can only accommodate instrument one at a time depending on the preference of the player in need. He is also the author of the book entitled 'The Art of Violin Making' which serves as a guide to every violin makers.

 

Website: http://www.chrisjohnsonviolins.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/violinbloke
Address: Flaxland Cres, Sileby, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE12 7SB, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1509 816023
Email: violincraft@gmail.com 

 

6. Oviolin

 

Our shop, Oviolin, is always active in delivering to any places in Leicestershire 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. Check out our violin catalogue for more selection and details.

 





Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.