Henry Bischofberger Violins

Henry joined nearly 400 string players setting a World Record at String Jam 2010!

Henry Bischofberger, third generation violin maker, learned his craft at the Swiss School of Violin Making in Brienz, Switzerland.  He continued his studies in San Francisco before returning to Seattle where he ran the family violin business on Capitol Hill for 12 years.  He brings over 35 years of experience to his new shop on the Eastside of Lake Washington.

With this location in Kirkland, Washington, Henry Bischofberger Violins is uniquely positioned to serve the Eastside communities of Kirkland, Bellevue, Issaquah, North Bend, Bothell, Redmond, Woodinville, Sammamish, the Plateau and surrounding areas while still providing impeccable service and workmanship to clients in Seattle, all over the Northwest and around the world.

Henry Bischofberger Violins specializes in violin, viola, cello and bow sales and purchases in all price ranges, expert instrument restoration, appraisal, setup and repair, bow rehairs, and well crafted, high quality rental instruments.

Promoting the music community as an integral part of his business philosophy, Henry Bischofberger serves musicians of all ages, from beginning students to professionals, teachers, local orchestras and schools.

Current Happenings:

Spontaneous Free Tickets!
On occasion, the Live Music Project receives a pair of free concert... (more)
Cascade Symphony 2016-17 Rising Star Competition
Deadline to apply: November 1, 2016
Cascade Symphony Orchestra seeks an exceptionally accomplished young musician to perform as... (more)
Tacoma Symphony Gala 2016: New World Masquerade
Friday, Oct 21, 6:00 PM
Tacoma Art Museum
We invite you to our season opening party on the eve of... (more)
Sammamish Symphony - Schubert's Unfinished
Friday, October 21, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Meydenbauer Theatre
Incomplete it may be, but Franz Schubert's eighth symphony is still a... (more)
Stylus Fantasticus: Violin music of the 17th century in the free and 'fantastic' style
Saturday, October 22, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
This program traces the “Stylus Fantasticus” from its origins in seventeenth century... (more)
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String instrument players want their instruments looking and sounding their best.  Visit us at Henry Bischofberger Violins, where we have what you need to achieve the level you desire.

Evening Magazine came to the shop to surprise Henry with the Best of Western WA award below!

Voted Best Musical Instrument Store, 3 years in a row!

Thank you Henry!
WMEA Award: Friend of Music
Presentation on the Making of a Violin