Seattle Area Violin Shop Recommendations

Olsen Violins

Bischofberger Violins

David Goad Violins

Other recommendations via David Van Zandt’s extensive Seattle Area List of Violin Shops

Seattle Area Bow Rehairs and Repairs

Sai Gao, Bow Maker
New Making, Violin, Viola, Cello Bows
Fine Repair and Restoration, Rehairs. By appointment only in Seattle
(206) 328-9867

Balmforth Violins

Symphonies and Community Orchestras

Auburn Symphony Orchestra
Baroque Northwest
Cascade Symphony Orchestra
Early Music Guild
Eastside Symphony
Everett Philharmonic Orchestra
Federal Way Symphony
Lake Union Civic Orchestra
Northwest Symphony Orchestra
Olympia Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Seattle/Seattle Chamber Singers
Philharmonia Northwest
Rain City Symphony
Rainier Symphony
The Ravenna String Orchestras
Seattle Baroque Orchestra
Seattle Chamber Music Society
Seattle Opera
Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra
Seattle Symphony
Tacoma Philharmonic
Thalia Symphony Orchestra
University of Washington Symphony Orchestra

Youth Orchestras

Academy Chamber Orchestra
Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra
Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestras
Chamber Music Madness
Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestras
Mt. Baker Youth Symphony
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras
Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia (SOGO)


The American Federation of Violin & Bow Makers
Carolyn Willis Violin
The Chicago School of Violin Making
David Van Zandt Violins
Soundpost Online
Strad Magazine
Strings Magazine
The Violin Making School of America (VMSA)

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