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Welcome to Los Angeles Violin Shop

Buy/Sell/Trade

LAVS serves musicians of all ages and levels, matching them with high quality instruments and bows in wonderful condition.

Appraisals

LAVS helps clients understand and appreciate the value of their instruments and bows.

Investment

LAVS’ owner, Owen Lee, will work closely with private investors who are looking to invest in fine instruments and bows.

Rentals

LAVS works to give clients instruments in the cleanest, most pristine condition.

Repair/Restoration/Making

LAVS workshop luthiers are knowledgeable and experts in the field.

LAVS Foundation

LAVS is always looking to support community and grow together.

SUPORTING STRING COMMUNITY SINCE 2002

Los Angeles Violin Shop is committed to expanding awareness of and appreciation for stringed instrument practice and performance by serving the community of stringed musicians of all levels and backgrounds. We focus on making and preserving top quality instruments and bows, and have cultivated sound partnerships with other ateliers around the world. We are also committed to serving our community by setting up all of our instruments with high-quality fittings, hand carved bridges, and quality strings to ensure ease of playing, sound production, and satisfaction. Additionally, we offer a wide array of instruments, authentication and certification, and educational resources for students and professionals.

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Our News & Blog

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LAVS Head Luthier Jiwon Han received Tone Award from VSA

We are so pleased to announce that our shop violin maker Jiwon Han received Certificate of Merit for Tone Award with his handmade violin. Violin Society America (VSA) held international violin making competition from 11/3~11/9 in Cleveland Ohio. There are over 250 violins, violas, cellos and bows. All the tone judges gave him great point […]

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AuthenticateLA.com has launched

                          Thank you for all musicians, educators, collectors, and dealers who came 2020 AUTHENTICATELA EVENT. It was great that we meet you at our shop in person and we are grateful that we have these experts in town. We appreciate all of your […]

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We are looking to buy fine, antique instruments

We buy antique instruments of exceptional quality: We are always looking for fine quality instruments and bows for our clients (please, no introductory student instruments) and are glad to examine your instruments at any time. We offer generous prices and are pleased to report we have helped many musicians find new homes for instruments and bows they […]