Shops and Services for Violinists

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Schools & Institutes

Heifetz International Music Institute

Heifetz International Music Institute107 E. Beverley Street
Staunton, VA 24401

"The Heifetz Institute is an intense six-week summer program for solo performance and chamber music for the world's most outstanding young string players, taking place on the campus of Mary Baldwin College. Home of the unique Heifetz Performance and Communication Training approach pioneered by Founder & Artistic Director Daniel Heifetz. For our 20th Anniversary Season, check out the new HeifetzPEG program for young players 8-13."

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Anderson Group

Anderson Group110 E Broward Blvd, Ste 1700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

"'Anderson Group,' dedicated to insuring violins Worldwide, offering 'All Risk' Agreed Value coverage and coverage if the value of your instrument is diminished after a paid claim. Rates start as low as $5.25/$1,000 and for schedules that exceed $65,000, rates may be reduced up to 70% based on the value of your schedule, protection for your instruments, your background, experience and environment where your instruments are stored."

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Pompano Beach FL 33069

"Free violin videos and tutorials, sheet music, unique learning tools and games, news, blog, great advice, live chat, active community and regular virtual group projects. These are just a few ways that helps you learn to play and improve your playing. Best of all, it's completely free!"

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Pro-Am Strings

Pro-Am StringsWinnington House, 2 Woodberry Grove, North Finchley
London, United Kingdom N12 0DR

"Outstanding online violin, viola and cello lessons for beginners to advanced players. Technique Videos, Webinars, Fact Sheets, Repertoire Lists, Skype lessons. Whatever your learning style, do come and visit us! Our customers say: 'I've had a lot of fun, thank you.' 'Your encouragement and enthusiasm have inspired me.' On the go learning from your computer, tablet or mobile."

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Shops and Products

Corilon Violins

Corilon Violins Lilienstr. 2 - Entrance Zeppelinstr.
Munich, Germany
+49 89 444 19 619

"Corilon violins is the expression of our enthusiasm about historic stringed instruments. Our online catalogue features detailed information about hand-selected instruments, including high-resolution photos and informative audio clips. Every violin, viola, cello, bass and bow is meticulously set up in our atelier. A 30 day return guarantee and a lifetime trade guarantee ensure your full satisfaction."

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FiddlerShop 1550 SW 13th Court
Pompano Beach FL 33069

"Stringed instruments, bows, cases, strings, and much more. Expert violin and viola reviews by Fiddlerman. See and hear your instrument before you choose. 100% satisfaction guarantee and free shipping on orders over $50! International shipping available."

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Gliga Violins USA

Gliga Violins USA 145 N Sierra Madre Blvd, Suite 6
Pasadena, CA

"Direct from the European master violinmaker Vasile Gliga, we bring to US the best Romanian stringed instruments at very competitive prices. We feature high-quality handmade violins, violas, cellos, and double basses as well as accessories - cases, bows, strings, shoulder rests, and chin rests. All of our instruments are available for all age groups and skill levels, from small size violins for children to specialty instruments for adults."

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Nazareth Gevorkian Violins

Nazareth Gevorkian Violins900 E Cornell Dr
Burbank, CA
+1-818-843-4700 (By Appointment Only!)

"Nazareth Gevorkian is a renowned luthier known for making, restoring and repairing stringed instruments and bows in Los Angeles for the past 25 years. His fine work is sought by performing musicians from Los Angeles and all over the world."

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Long Island Violin Shop

Long Island Violin Shop8 Elm St
Huntington, NY 11743

"The Long Island Violin Shop is a premier full-service shop for players of bowed stringed instruments. We offer instruments and bows of exceptional value for players of all ages, ability, and budget. Other services include rental instruments, expert repairs of instrument and bows, appraisals, consignments, and music lessons."

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Dimitri Musafia, Master Maker of Violin and Viola Cases

Dimitri Musafia Cremona, Italy
By appointment only

"For the heart and the mind: violin and viola cases individually crafted for musicians and concert artists since 1983 with an accent on both uncompromising instrument protection and inspired aesthetic beauty. Lifetime limited warranty, repair and refurbishment services always available."

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The Potter Violin Company

The Potter Violin Company7711 Eastern Ave.
Takoma Park, MD 20912

"The Potter Violin Company is the largest purveyor of bowed stringed instruments and accessories in the mid-Atlantic region. Our dedicated staff is always prepared to help you with any repair or adjustment your stringed instrument might require. We specialize in exceptional service for instruments in all price ranges from the beginner to the professional with our highest priority to support the teaching and performing community."

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Shar Music

Shar Music 2465 S. Industrial
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

"Shar Music is the recognized market leader in North America as a supplier of string family instruments, bows, sheet music, cases, strings and accessories. Advanced musicians have come to depend upon the Shar Violin Shop's unique offering of products and services. From the youngest beginner to accomplished professionals, Shar endeavors to offer the best selection and quality of bowed string family products at excellent prices."

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WangBow Violin Bow Workshop

WangBow Violin Bow Workshop +86-512-8666-3944

"They started bow making work in 1980s. The Wang family is specializing in making high quality, affordable bows for players of violin, viola, cello, double bass and fiddle. Also they have been researching and developing substitute bow shaft material since 1990s. They also provide re-hair, restore and other services to their distributors and stringed instrument players."

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