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Established in 1973 by violin maker John Ferwerda, we are situated in heart of Hawthorn (Now in Essendon). We have more than 
100 instruments on display here!


Our service includes instruments and bows from beginners to advanced players, bow-rehair, restoration/repair, instruments hire, valuations and instrument making.
Qualified at Mittenwald School of Violin Making, worked professionally in Germany, Austria, and Holland.
John runs violin making classes.

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     Quality violins available...

  •       E. H. Roth Germany 
          1953    $15,000
  •       Romeo Antoniazzi
          Italy  1913
    Certificate: by Eric Blot
          Price: Contact Us
  •       All excellent condition 


We have Moved!


Dear Valued Customers,

We have moved to a new location as of January 2014.

Our new location is in 487 Keilor Road, Niddrie 3042.

New Website:

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SAME DAY bow-rehair service
(by appointment) &
interstate postal service available.
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Kids Back to School?

We have ideal instruments for students
for hiring/purchasing. We have violins ranging from 1/16, 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and 4/4.
Trade-in available.From $380 with a bow, a case and a rosin (Violin). Also violas & cellos are available. List of small violins

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