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:

Chamber Music Madness Sight-Reading Workshops
See website for 2014-2015 session dates
The Madness sight-reading workshops consist of sight-reading and repertoire exploration for students... (more)
Starry Night String Quartet
Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, 3:00pm
Starry Night String Quartet features performera Sharyn Peterson, violin 1, Blayne Barnes,... (more)
Cascade Youth Symphony Orchestra
November 15th, 2014 2:00 p.m.
Excerpts from the Nutcracker with the Olympic Ballet Theatre. Purchase tickets online... (more)
Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2014 at 3:00pm
Peter Lawson: Symphonic Finale (World Premiere); Reinhold Gliere: Concerto for Harp in... (more)
Thalia Symphhony - “The Pines of Rome”
Sunday, November 23, 2014, 2pm “The Pines of Rome”
Chabrier, Fete Polonaise; Gershwin, Excerpts from Porgy and Bess with Soprano Christina... (more)
See more current happenings.

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