If you’re living in Malaysia and you’re planning to purchase a string instrument of your own, you might want to check out this list first. Here we compile a combination of physical and online string shops whose roots are in Malaysia but may also provide for delivery to other parts of the world. We did try our best to search online for all possible shops, but if ever we missed some out, do leave us a comment below.
Billing itself as a violin specialist, StringMaster is a provider of a wide range of stringed instruments that cater to students as well as professionals. All instruments come from a variety of international sources – from workshop instruments in Beijing to well refined German master handmade violins with the likes of Wilhiem Todts, Heinrich Gill, Emaniel Wilfer, Klaus L. Clement.
Address: Stringmaster (m) Sdn Bhd, 53B Jalan Desa Bakti, Taman Desa, Jalan Klang Lama, 58100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +603 7980 0144
Fax: +603 7980 0154
Although it has branched out to music education recently, this shop has always been about the violins. They are a specialty shop with a comprehensive range of instruments. They also offer lessons, services, repairs, restoration and valuation services on all instruments under the violin family tree.
Address: 36-1, Jalan Puteri 2/4, Bandar Puteri, 47100, Puchong, Kuala Lumpur
Tel/Fax: +603 8063 5028
A purely online musical instruments merchant based in Kuching, Sarawak, in East Malaysia, that specializes in the sales of string musical instruments. Just founded in 2009, it has since grown to serve customers throughout Malaysia, eventually reaching out to other countries such as Japan, Singapore, Brunei and the United Kingdom.
Address: No. 552, Lot 381, Jalan Angsana, 93150 Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia (not open for walk-ins)
Tel: +6014 6876171
A string instruments supplier that has built a close association with three European brands: Hofner (German), Antonin Dvorak (Czech Republic), and Lothar Semmlinger (Germany).
Address: No.55-G Wisma Kian Li, Jalan PSK 2, Pusat Perdagangan Seri Kembangan, 43300 Seri Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel/Fax: +603 8957 3850
Founded in 1996, this shop sells violin, viola, cello, and double bass instruments and accessories while serving as official dealers of ABRSM and Trinity Guildhall UK music scores. They also offer repair, restoration, and maintenance services.
Address: 14B-3 (second floor), Jalan 14/20, 46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: +603 7958 2858
Fax: +603 7955 2858
This workshop was founded by Ong Ket Wei, the first Malaysian to have studied at the Stradivarius School of Cremona, Italy where he received his training under the tutelage of Maestro Giorgio Scolari. Apart from producing instruments and servicing instruments, they also import violins by Maestro Massimo Negroni and other violin makers from Cremona.
Address: No.18, Jalan CH3, Taman Cheras Hartamas, 43200, Selangor, Malaysia
Mobile: +6012 3870 158
I know what you’re thinking – “Based on its name, isn’t this store supposed to be dedicated at selling pianos?” Well when it started two decades ago, it was, but it eventually widened its scope and included the violin in its catalogue.
Address: 12A, Jalan Temenggung 7/9, Bdr Mahkota Cheras, 43200 Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: +603-90190308/+6012-2899143 (Sales info)
+603-90190308 / +603-90104408 (general info)
A provider of both entry-level and higher-end string instruments alongside professional repair and maintenance services. They also distribute handmade violins from German violin maker Ernst Heinrich Roth, complete with certificates of authentication signed by the maker himself.
A leading musical instrument and sound reinforcement distributor and retailer since 1975, Bentley Music imports some of the world’s top instrument brands into Malaysia. Amid the huge variety of their products that focus mainly on electronics, they manage to keep in store some acoustic string instruments.
Address: Bentley Music Sdn. Bhd. (100024-W), Wisma Bentley Music, 3, Jalan PJU 7/2, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: (603) 7727 3333
Fax: (603) 7726 3328
10. Euphony Musical
One of the few large-scale suppliers of musical instruments in Malaysia that imports all kinds of musical instruments from abroad. They offer violins, violas, and cellos from a wide range of price points, from affordable student models to more expensive higher-end brands.
Address: S11, IPC Shopping Centre, No.2 Jalan PJU 7/2, Mutiara Damansara, Malaysia
Tel: +603 7725 1377
Fax: +603 7722 4377
11. Pusat Muzik Reco
A ‘bricks and mortar’ music store that has been family owned and operated for over 15 years in Melaka, Malaysia, it is a hybrid store (has both showroom and online store) for customers check out. They have a wide selection of instruments that fit every budget type.
Address: 9, Jalan Melaka Raya 14, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia,
Mobile: 013-620 6293 / 016-918 1882
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