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The Discovery of the 13 Violin Shops at Scotland

June 13, 2016

 

Scotland is a country that is a fraction of UK. The music of Scotland is known as a traditional music. Stringed instruments have been relevant in this place since the old age so a lot of music stores especially violin shops resides the place. For our fellow string players and musicians planning on buying instrument in the violin family, this page will be of great help. Below shows the diverse violin stores discovered in Scotland that could offer bowed instruments. Check out the list before buying instrument you're interested in. 

 

1. Tulloch Violins

 

 

Colin Tulloch is a certified violin and viola maker based from style by Italian Cremonese with a distinct Orcadian spirit. His works are played by musicians worldwide because of the instrument's exceptional characteristics and creativity.

 

Website: http://www.tullochviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tullochviolins
Address: 2 Laing Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland KW15 1NW, UK
Tel: +44 1856 870 532
Email: info@tullochviolins.co.uk

 

2. Ruth Caldwell Violin Restoration

 

 

Ruth Caldwell is a member of the British Violin Makers Association and owns a workshop where she completes all works especially the repair, maintenance, and restoration of violins, violas, cellos and viols. She opened this business last 2005 yet just moved and started in Scotland in the year 2015.

 

Website: http://www.ruthcaldwell.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ruth-Caldwell-Violin-Restoration-520244061330967
Address: 38 St Cuthbert St, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG6 4HZ, UK
Tel: 07837 745655
Email: ruth@ruthcaldwell.co.uk

 

3. Ewen Thomson Violin Maker

 

 

The violin maker in this shop is a musician himself specializing in making quality violins and violas based on the old Italian instruments. Classical and Traditional musicians from international also used his instruments along with local players and customers. These variety of instruments and bows are for sale at reasonable prices.

 

Website: http://ewenthomsonviolinmaker.com
Address: Little Elom, Channerwick, Shetland ZE2 9HY, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1950 422403 
Email: thomsonviolins@gmail.com

 

4. Glasgow Violin Shop

 

 

For over 30 years, Glasgow Violin Shop served Scotland players and musicians. They offer a wide range of new and antique musical instruments as well as cases, accessories and major string brands, including Pirastro, D'Addario and Thomastik. They also provide repair and restoration services to all stringed instruments and discusses proper prices with clients.

 

Website: http://glasgowsviolinshop.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Violin-Shop-Glasgow-190641357627519
Address: 7-11 Blackie St, Glasgow, Glasgow City G3 8TN, UK
Tel: 0141 339 8078
Email: enquiries@theviolinshop-glasgow.co.uk

 

5. Stringers of Edinburgh

 

 

Stringers of Edinburgh is founded by Maureen Morrison in 1992 and ever since had offered stringed instruments, bows and accessories within Edinburgh and later on its second branch in London. Most member of staff are professional players that will always be available to help and advise any customer's query and concern. They also offer a bow rehairing services and repairs for all levels of instrument.

 

Website: http://www.stringersmusic.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StringersMusic
Address: 7, York Place, Edinburgh, Scotland  EH1 3EB, UK
Tel: +44 (0)131 557 5432
Email: info@stringersmusic.com

 

6. Bowers Violins

 

 

One of the sought after violin maker and restorer in Britain is Paul Bowers. For over 25 years, he operated his own workshop creating a limited number of handmade instruments inspired in the 17th and 18th century Italian violin making. Moreover, his instruments are noted for its power and ease of response which are preferred by musicians across the corners of the world. 

 

Website: http://www.bowersviolins.com
Address: 1 Eglinton Cres, Edinburgh EH12, UK
Tel: +44(0)131 2256152
Email: pb@bowersviolins.com

 

7. Adamson Violins

 

 

This shop is established by Colin Charles Adamson, a violin maker, initially in the year 1999 and recently, the bespoke workshop was built in the summer of 2014. He specializes in the making of bowed instruments inspired from classical period of violin making. His works are mostly used by players and musicians from international countries.

 

Website: http://adamson-violins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdamsonViolins
Address: 1 Cedar Ct, Doune, Stirling FK16 6JQ, UK
Tel: 01786 841981
Email: mail@adamson-violins.com

 

8. Neil Kristof Ertz, violin maker

 

 

Since childhood, Neil has been dealing with music which developed him to be a violin maker. In the year 1997, he started his workshop at Cambridge and moved to Edinburgh in the year 2009. He specializes in making stringed instruments based from models of great classical masters. In stock is a limited selection of items available for sale. Contact details are provided below for a try out of an instrument.

 

Website: http://www.ertz-violins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Neil-Kristof-Ertz-violin-maker-146764275375079
Address: 63 Lasswade Rd, Edinburgh EH16 6SZ, UK
Tel: +44 131 258 4814
Email: neil@ertz-violins.com

 

9. The Violin Man

 

 

This shop deals with violins and bows of all sizes as well as accessories offered at best prices. Services such as violin repairs, set ups and insurance valuations are also provided. As a professional luthier, Graham Welsh operated this business for over 24 years now.

 

Website: http://www.theviolinman.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theviolinman.co.uk
Address: Angus violin studio, 153 Fintry Road, Dundee DD4 9HT, Scotland UK
Tel: 0771 3440166
Email: gdwelsh@theviolinman.co.uk

 

10. Eric Jackson Violins

 

 

Eric is the passionate maker of fine violins, violas and cellos crafted in the classical tradition and using the finest available woods in his own workshop. He also provides restoration, repair and tonal adjustment on his client's instruments. In addition, his works are regularly exhibited at music events, festivals and shows.

 

Website: http://ericjacksonviolins.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ericjacksonviolins
Address: Bay Cottage, Upper Town, Carinish, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides HS6 5EH, Scotland UK
Tel: +(44) 1876 580262
Email: info@ericjacksonviolins.co.uk

 

11. David Rattray Violins

 

 

For about 3 decades, David Rattray is an active lecturer of violin-related works as well as the maker and restorer of violins, violas and cellos mostly inspired from Classical Italian tradition. His works are preferred by clients from abroad along with local customers. Visits are made by appointment only.

 

Website: http://www.davidrattrayviolins.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/David-Rattray-Violins-465094860205168
Address: Ridge House, 22 Balwearie Gardens Kirkcaldy, Fife KY2 5LU, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1592 572 321
Email: rattrayviolins@gmail.com

 

12. Camus M’athair Violin Shop

 

 

This violin shop specializes in antique and new stringed instruments as well as a good selection of accessories, bows and cases available to all abilities of string players. In stock is a wide range of strings including Thomastik Dominant, Infeld, Jaeger, Pirastro, Evahpirazzi, Tonica, Astrea, D’addario Helicore and many more. Furthermore, they can also take good care of both the instrument and the bow providing services in the repair and restoration.

 

Website: http://www.camusmathairviolins.co.uk
Address: Camus Mathair, Achintore Road, Fort William PH33 6RW, Scotland UK
Tel: 01397 701107
Email: info@camusmathairviolins.co.uk

 

13. Oviolin

 

Besides those shops mentioned above, our shop, though not based in Scotland, has delivered to any players and orchestra members anywhere in this place! So refer in our violin catalogue before you buy an instrument.

 





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