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9 Trusted Violin Stores in Somerset

May 23, 2016


Numerous violin makers and their shops can be located anywhere in Somerset, a county situated in the South West of England. Musicians and players will be having struggles as where to locate these shops in this wide place. To ease the hassle in finding and choosing their preferred store and dealer, below shows the list of these shops. Check it out for additional information because further description and contact details are also provided. 


1. Andrew Hooker Violins



Andrew Hooker deal with various fine stringed instruments mostly Stradivari. Though his shop do not stock a wide range of cases and other accessories, there surely exist good selection of these items. There is a constantly changing stock of violins, violas and cellos, and to ensure the quality of the instrument before buying, any concern will be available only when Andrew is contacted for an appointment.


Address: Christchurch House, Rode Hill, Rode, Frome, Somerset BA11 6PS, UK
Tel: +44 1373 831464


2. James Powell Violins



At James Powell Violins, professional repair and restoration services are offered for all instruments in the violin family. They sell from their large stock the new and antique instruments, bows, cases and accessories. Though some new instruments are individually handmade in Europe and China, they also have their own products of handmade violins, violas and cellos available for beginners to professional players.


Address: The Old Brewery Estate, Norton Fitzwarren, Taunton, Somerset TA2 6RN, UK
Tel: +44 1823 330766


3. James Stephenson Violins



This shop is always available however appointment will be necessary. James Stephenson completes all work in this shop. He is the violin maker but always available for repair and restoration of violins, violas and cellos. Contact details are shown below for any further inquiries of their services.


Address: Riverside, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8LJ, UK
Tel: 07968 446298


4. Michaela Wedemeyer



Michaela is a certified violin maker and restorer in Somerset where her works are played by musicians around UK and Germany. Also, her shop offers highly skilled setup, repair and maintenance services for stringed instruments and bows to obtain optimum beauty of sound. Instruments in stock are Stradivari and Guarneri del Gesù models for violins, A. Guarneri models for violas and Stradivari model also for cellos.


Address: Lower Keyford, Frome, Somerset BA11 4AR, UK
Tel: +44 7766 974473


5. Kai-Thomas Roth



Kai-Thomas Roth is an expert maker of violins, violas, cellos and double basses where he gained his experiences in this field since the year 1986. He does not deal with old instruments or undertake repairs because he completely deals in creating new bowed stringed instruments. His works specially cellos are being played to concert halls over the world.


Address: Coombe Ln, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 5XD, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1749 343912


6. Martin Penning



The maker in this shop is Martin Penning. He has been making stringed instruments since 1993. His works are based from the Golden age of violin making - the Venetian and Cremonese makers of the 17th and 18th Century and the Great London School of Double Bass making during the 1800s. He is currently immersed in the restoration of an English bass from the mid 1800s.


Address: Saxonvale, Frome, Somerset BA11 1PS, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 7810 890 108


7. Alan Miller Guitars



Alan Miller deals with stringed instruments for over 40 years now. Though mainly specializes in acoustic and electric guitars, had also been constructing electric cello and even won a prize in a national level because of it. Alan can also offer a wide range of repairs and customization of stringed instruments.


Address: Glastonbury, Somerset, UK
Tel: 01458 837813


8. Jpb Music



This shop started in the year 2004 and offers violins, violas, cellos and double bass including strings, cases, and accessories. For over 25 years, they have been available in service as players, teachers and retailers. They kept in stock an increasing number of instruments and bows in an affordable price.


Address: 6 Connaught Pl, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 2QA, UK
Tel: +44 1934 628600


9. Oviolin


Whether you're a beginner or a professional player planning on buying instrument in the violin family, our shop will always be available at your service. Though not based in the county of Somerset, we are dedicated in delivering to any part of this county! So before you buy an instrument, check through our collection. Click here to view our violin catalogue.


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