I carry a wide array of instruments and bows for professional, amateur and student players…from full size violins down to 1/8th size as well as all sizes of violas and cellos. Check the individual listings for Violins, Violas, and Cellos in their own sections of my website for a more complete listing.
Check individual categories for more detailed descriptions of instruments and bows.
In Stock and for sale:
Children's sizes, from 1/32 size up to full size.
Looking for a 3/4 size violin?
I currently have 36 3/4 size violins available, along with cases and bows!
Full size violins:
A violin by Leandro Bisiach, Milan, 1912.
Leandro Bisiach was one of the most influencial violin makers in Italy during his lifetime.
The violin retains its original signed label.
Photos and Certificate of authenticity courtesy of Christopher Reuning.
The violin has been owned by the same family since 1919, and is in excellent condition. It is in an excellent state of preservation due to its not being used regularly for many years.
Cortese, Andrea, 1953.
Hickerson, Vernon, 1969.
Hickerson, Vernon, 1982.
Melanson, Raymond, Boston- 1986, Guarneri model.
Germain, Christopher, Philadelphia, 2011, Kreisler Guarneri model
Montanari, Pio, -Genoa, Italy, 2007 Guarneri model
Frederick Ewald Haenel 1939. Made for The Rudolph Wurlitzer company. Stradivari model.
Rossow, Steve, Saint Paul, Mn. 2012.
Roth, Ernst Heinrich- Markneukirchen, Germany
Heberlein, Heinrich- Markneukirchen, Germany-sold
Monnig, Fritz, ca. 1920-1930, Markneukirchen, Germany.
From the Brompton's Gook of Violin and Bow Makers book-
"Monnig, Fritz b.1890 Markneukirchen. Pupil of M. Schmidt, worked for A Hollinger in Kiel, G. Winterling in Hamburg, and Hammig in Berlin. Master of the Luthiers guild 1913. Fine copies of classical models. Highly regarded repairer anbd restorer."
Mathias Dahl violin- Minneapoils- 1949
Mathias Dahl violin- Minneapolis- 1959
Mathias Dahl violin- Minneapolis- 1966 Guarneri model
Mathias Dahl violin- Minneapolis- 1966 Amati model
Albert Carl Muller violin- Sacramento, Ca. 1980
Two Mathias Dahl violas- Minneapolis- 1951, and 1967-
These two violas were built by Dahl on his own model.
Brian Skarstad viola- New York-
A viola showing inspiration from the Brescian influence (Maggini, and Da Salo).
Benjamin Ruth, Viola, 1996 numbered #122 on the label. 16 5/8 ".
Another Brescian influenced viola, with inspirations of Cremona as well. The sound has been described as velvety and rich, like dark chocolate, with evenness across the four strings.
"Santuro Lucci" West Coast Strings-China- 2003 $1600.00
15 1/2' VIOLAS:
Workshop of Steven Cundall, Texas- "Giorgio Luigi Belloso" 2004 $4200.00
Workshop of Steven Cundall, Texas- "Giorgio Luigi Belloso" 2006 $4580.00
15 1/2" -16 1/8" Violas-
A fine viola by Edwin Halloran, Chicago, 2015. 15 3/4".
A fine viola by Amos Hargrave, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1984. 16 1/8"
A fine viola by William Whedbee, Chicago, 1991. 16".
A vine viola by Mark Womak, 2003, 16". Mark is an American Luthier.
Wiebe, David - Viola, 16 5/8". Made in Woodstock, New York. 2003. Played professionally for many years.
Ruth, Benjamin, Viola, 16 5/8 inches. A very fine viola by this well established East coast maker.
Scott, William Robert - Viola, 16 1/8". Made in Minneapolis in 2006. Winner of a Gold Medal at VSA in that year. Guadagnini model.
I have many more 16" violas. I just haven't listed them. I will add more as I have time.
Full size violin bows by such makers as, Roger Zabinski, Lee Guthrie, Matthew Wehling, David Forbes, Manoel Francisco, Joseph Halligan, Martin Beilke, Arcos Brasil, Alfred Knoll, J. P. Gabriel, Horst John, Marco Raposo, Erich Steiner, Alfred Knoll, and many others.
My inventory of older bows includes bows by many different makers including, Francois Nicholas Voirin,Louis Morizot, Martin Beilke, Silvestre and Maucatel, W.E.Hill &Sons, and many more.
Please call for current availability.
My inventory of new violins usually currently instruments by many different makers. You will find instruments by contemporary American makers such as Chris Germain, Steve Rossow, Lisbeth Nelson Butler, and George Yu of Canada,
I am currently offering Italian violins-
Pio Montanari- Guarneri model violin made in Genoa. This is a new violin and has not been antiqued. The price is $16.000.00. Comes with a certificate from the maker.
Zumberge, Scott, Minneapolis, 1982. The sound of this cello is warm and full.
Mathias Dahl, Minneapolis, 1965- "The Dahl Stradivarius".
Mathias Dahl, Minneapolis, 1942.
Michael Scoggins, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Paul Hart, Salt Lake City, Utah
Phillip Soltis, Northfield, Mn. 2014.
Clemente & Weise, Germany
Stöhr Illner and Riedl, West Germany, 1991.
Wenzel Fuchs, Germany, 1969
Ming Jiang Zhu, Guangzhou, China, Montagnana model
Instruments and bows are available in most price ranges. if you don't see what you are interested in listed, please call or send me a message. I may have what you need.