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North Yorkshire and the Reviews on its 9 Violin Shops

May 30, 2016

 

North Yorkshire is a county in England initially located in the region of Yorkshire and the Humber, however, some parts are located in the North East of England. North Yorkshire has a flourishing music culture and several number of violin shops are found across the county. Here's the latest reviews on the violin shops we recently visited in this area. Check it out before buying bowed instruments that you need.

 

1. Hansell Violins

 

 

 

In this shop, Roger Hansell directs the making of instruments while Georgina Keays is in control of all the fittings makers work. They always aim to produce an optimum sound of the instruments they handle using the best available materials and methods. Customer's preference are also given importance first as the staffs give their best opinions and ideas to help achieve a beautiful outcome.

 

Website: http://www.hansellviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Roger-Hansell-Violins-134888852217
Address: Harmby Rd, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5QA, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1969 624643
Fax: + 44 (0) 1969 623048 
Email: roger@hansellviolins.com

 

2. Andrews of Harrogate

 

 

Andrew completes all works in this shop. He sells stringed instruments, strings and accessories as well as buy them from potential sellers. He can also do all services to violins, violas, cellos and double basses as well as bow rehairs and repairs. He would be able to accept overnight and weekend repairs often possible thus he will be available for customers who are really in a hurry.

 

Website: http://www.violinman.co.uk
Address: 100 Duchy Rd, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 2HA, UK
Tel: 01423 504373
Email: david@violinman.co.uk

 

3. Koplin Violins

 

 

Koplin Violins started in the year 2010 by the partnership of a couple named Steffi and Joerg Koplins who are also the luthiers in their shop. They specializes in the making and repairing of baroque to modern stringed instruments as well as in the re-hairing and repairing of bows. Their products are also available for hire and located in their website are various price range of some of their instruments in stock.

 

Website: http://www.koplinviolins.co.uk
Address: 1b Wolsley Street, York, North Yorkshire  YO10 5BQ, UK
Tel: 01904 659953
Email: koplinviolins@yahoo.co.uk

 

4. String Repairs

 

 

This shop is formerly known as Milner and Hallows. However, since Martin has retired, Alan Milner takes care on all of the works in this shop. He has been a professional string instrument restorer for almost 30 years and also available for instruments and bow repairs. New and secondhand instruments as well as bows and accessories will be available in the shop. Discount for education sector are also provided.

 

Website: http://www.stringrepairs.co.uk
Address: High Stelling Farm, Hurst, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL11 7NN, UK
Tel: 01748 884041
Email: enquiries@stringrepairs.co.uk

 

5. Red Cow Music

 

 

Red Cow Music is a music shop run by Steve, Miles and Jude Morrison offering the sales, repair and services of musical instruments. Their shop is mainly folk music inspired hence they can provide a comprehensive range of traditional English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh Folk musical instruments and books. They also sell these items online and can ensure a secure and first class service from their company.

 

Website: http://www.redcowmusic.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Red-Cow-Music-York-136479306414907
Address: 13 Goodramgate York North Yorkshire YO1 7LW UK
Tel: +44 01904 674440
Email: info@redcowmusic.co.uk

 

6. Gear4music

 

 

Gear4music started in the year 2003 and later became the leading retailer of musical instruments and music equipment. All instruments ranging from orchestral to rock 'n' roll with some of the biggest brands are provided to all abilities of musicians and players. Thus, to those looking for stringed instruments in the violin family, they can offer these instrument within affordable prices.

 

Website: http://www.gear4music.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gear4music
Address: Kettlestring Lane, York, North Yorkshire YO30 4XF, UK
Tel: +44 843 155 0800
Email: info@gear4music.com

 

7. Greensleeves Music 

 

 

This shop is a combination of its two branches in North Yorkshire: Northallerton and Guisborough branch. Upon its official opening in 1985, it operated originally in Northallerton specializing in musical instruments and sheet music. In 1999, Greensleeves Guisborough also started its service by offering classical, rock 'n roll and folk instruments along with sheet music and accessories. Both stores are available for a visit to purchase from their vast range of products with prices match around UK.

 

Website: http://www.greensleevesmusic.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greensleeves.northallerton
Address 1: 4 Central Arcade St, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL7 8PY, UK
Tel 1: 01609 780253
Address 2: 21 Chaloner Street, Guisborough, North Yorkshire TS14 6QD, UK
Tel 2: 01287 636028
Email: enquiries@greensleevesmusic.co.uk

 

8. Music House

 

 

 

Since its establishment in 1994, this shop became one of the largest stockists of musical instruments in Yorkshire. It has other outlet at West Yorkshire known as Windstruments while this shop is recognized as The Music House. Their workshop also offer services from setups to full restoration of musical instruments. Knowledgeable staffs are always available to help clients get appropriate and correct items thus, private testing rooms are offered to try out any instrument.

 

Website: http://www.windstruments.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Windstruments
Address: 18 Cheltenham Parade, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1DB, UK
Tel: 01423 705770
Email: sales@windstruments.co.uk

 

9. Oviolin

 

This shop is always available at your service though not based in the county of North Yorkshire. So before you buy an instrument that suits your taste, browse through our collection for more selection and choices. Click here to view our violin catalogue.

 





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