We will be closed Easter Sunday. Have a blessed day.

Re-opening Monday for appointments. Call (503)702-7354

We carry a good selection of vintage violins and cellos as well as student and intermediate instruments.  New instruments arrive frequently, so please call us for the latest information. We are the home of the life time trade-up.


We currently have a large number of teachers and schools who are doing regular private as well as online and remote lessons (Facetime, Skype, Zoom, Etc.).  Please check our latest Blog post below for details or check our complete listings under the Find a Teacher tab.  If you are a string teacher and would like to be listed on our site please let us know.

*Please observe COVID-19 precautions and wear your mask during our appointment for your safety and ours. Thank you.

    Blog by Craig Birchfield -  Music Education, Special interest and New Shop aquisitions.




If you are a parent, beginner or player we stand ready to answer your questions and provide you with guidance in choosing a Violin, Viola, Cello or Upright Bass to meet your performance and budget needs. 

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What the customers are saying...


Craig:  Thanks for the holiday greeting but most especially for the cello shipped to my arrived quickly and in great condition.  My 31 year old son is thrilled that he can still remember all the scales and songs he learned in 4th grade orchestra.  (Now he is a sometime music teacher at A.R.T.S…”a reason to survive” in San Diego and bassist).


P Sweeney

Thank you for your note and helping me with my first “fiddle”. I have enjoyed it very much and the quality for my limited knowledge is excellent. Without your help I may not have maintained my interest in playing but now love to fiddle with it. P Sweeney

Thank you!


Just a note to say how wonderful the cello is that I bought last summer from you!  My son Tage is playing beautifully and he loves it!!!!

Merry Christmas!!!


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