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6 Violin Retail Stores in Tasmania

June 27, 2016


Tasmania is the 26th largest island in the world. It is an island state in Australia and its state capital is Hobart. Tasmania is also the home to leading music institutions in Australia. Several music stores also resides the place.Though not your dedicated violin shops, music stores listed below can cater to any musicians and players wanting to buy instruments in the violin family. Check it out before buying the instrument that prefers you!


1. McCann's Music Centre



This is the largest independent musical instrument and sheet music store in Tasmania. This business is founded in 1881 by the late James R. McCann and continued until today by the McCann family. McCann's Music Centre deals with a vast range of musical instruments with the popular brands, print music, equipment, and electronic media to anyone interested in music.


Address: 141-143 Elizabeth St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
Tel: (03) 6234 4544
Fax: (03) 6231 2454


2. Barratts Music



Barratts Music has been in the service of trading music products since 1940's and now became one of the longest running and widely respected music store in Tasmania. Aside from offering the huge range of musical instruments, accessories and print music from stock, they can also provide the best advice from their experienced staff as musicians. They cater to all levels of expertise and are involved to numerous music community events each year.


Address: 104 George St, Launceston TAS 7250, Australia
Tel: (03) 6331 9355
Fax: (03) 6334 1743


3. Macfie Music



Macfie Music is the best specialist music store in Hobart established in 1979. For more than 35 years in the service, they specializes in acoustic instruments but aside from becoming Hobart's best ranges of acoustic guitars, they also has the biggest range of violins. All kinds of repairs on all instruments are also available.


Address: 173 Elizabeth St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
Tel: +61 3 6234 9987


4. Atelier Philip Smith



Philip Smith is a traditional hand maker of stringed instruments and one of the few French-trained bow makers in Australia. For over 20 years, he has been a violin maker in the traditional and baroque period. Aside from violins, he deals with violas, cellos, double basses and their bows too. His works are recognized as one of Australia's finest instruments.


Address: Salamanca Arts Centre, 77 Salamanca Pl, Hobart TAS 7004, Australia
Tel: +61 422 945 752


5. Geoff Long Music



Geoff Long Music is a musical instrument retailer providing their clients with a complete range of musical instrument products and services. They maintain integrity at all times in all their services. And as music educators, division of Geoff Long Music which is the Kawai Music School offers group and individual music tuition at all ages. 


Address: 41 Burnett St, North Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
Tel: 03 62341456
Fax: 03 6231 2353


6. Oviolin


Our shop could cater to any abilities of musicians and help acquire their needs especially those who wanted to buy bowed instruments. Despite that we are not based in the area of Tasmania, we are always available in delivering to any places here over the years. So take a look at first through our collection. Here's our violin catalogue.


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