Nashville Violins has received wonderful praise for their customer service.  Below are some of the kind words we have received thanking us for being the best at what we do. Thank you!

Darcy A.

I bought a violin and bow over the Internet from them. Dave helped me pick out the perfect bow, and took great care in packing it and shipping it to me. A really great experience. Thank you!

Alexis A.

They have a great selection. I went to look at electric violins. Kevin was really great and patient, was eager to help and very knowledgeable. Dave also came by to say hello. Worth the long drive.

Joshua Bell

I had a great experience. Dave installed Perfection pegs on my violin and fixed my bridge problem. I’ll do business with them again.


What an incredible experience for my 4 year old and I! Out of the blue My little one has been asking about playing violin. Finally I decided to go with it but Im not musically inclined. I told her we could go ask about them and see how they feel and sound. I expected this to be very intimidating but it was not! We left with a violin and our first lesson! They took my 4 year olds interest seriously and answered her questions and showed her instruments as if any adult was asking. The lesson with Jessica was terrific and we look forward to our next!

Stephanie C.

I had my family heirloom violin repaired here. What a great job they did..they were so patient and willing to take the time to help me with purchasing a new case that would protect the neck, thank you! I also signed up for violin lessons...highly recommend this shop!

Lisa S.

The staff and owner were so amazing, patient and understanding with me! I was trading in my violin to purchase a cello. They worked with me through every details, scheduled lessons for me and assist with putting the instrument in my car!

Jane S.

Thank you so much Dave. I'm in Love with this fiddle already!

Arthur A.

Great professional and very friendly staff. The "negative" thing I can say (which isn't saying much) is "I wish they were open even on Mondays." But everyone deserves a day of rest!.
We drive 2 hours just to rent / buy / drop off things for repair. This is how much like this place.

Timothy W.

Great service and quality violins and bows

Jeremy D

I wanted to say thank you to the staff at Nashville Violins. Jessica has been great working with my wife 1st and then (my daughter) Dave was very accommodating for an odd request to bring my wife in blindfolded. lol.
You guys have always been great and, if I ever can, I will definitely recommend others to you.
Thank you all for providing a great service.

Justine S

The bow arrived today. You did a beautiful job on it.

Lindsay G.

They were so helpful. I haven't played in years. I needed new strings and expected a few other things needed updating too. Dave, Kevin, and Jessica were all so kind, knowledgeable, and patient with me. Made great recommendations. Jessica restrung my violin recommended the Strad Pad. I am so excited to play again.

Jeffrey A

Thank so much. We will be back.

Gary J.

Mr. Andrew & Ms. Buffy create a space, environment that makes learning instruments fun by combining an existing interest in music with the technical know how of the instruments with the level you're on. They are Awesome!

Jim and Sharon

Thank you! Very happy with the fiddle.

Carla L.

Had the best time at this cute and home like shop! Meka (Hope I spelled it correctly) was very helpful and knowledgeable. She also found all my accessories in my favorite color! I'm sure we will be stopping here each time we make a trip to Nashville!

John N.

Great place for music lessons!!!!

Heather H.

Went to Nashville violins to purchase a violin for my 11 year old son. Dave, the store owner is awesome. He went above a beyond to accommodate us, and to allow,my son to play as many violins as he wanted before he made his final decision. I highly recommend Nashville Violins. Thanks Dave and Kevin for your help. You made one little boy from Mississippi very happy today.

Rebecca O.

Super friendly and helpful staff. They took the time to make sure we got exactly the right violin for my daughter. Great selection of sheet music and accessories too!

Prudence S.

Love, love, love Nashville Violins! They fixed a family heirloom violin I had at a very reasonable price, offer instrument rentals (violin was $15/month) and offer lessons for all sorts of string instruments, including piano. They also offer a family discount if you have more than one family member taking lessons. You can find many different instruments, gear, and sheet music/books for sale in their shop. (If you rent an instrument from them and decide to purchase one later on they will credit you for the amount you paid on the rental!!)

Nashville Violins is really conveniently located near Briley Parkway and 40 in West Nashville, just around the corner from the Richland Park Library branch on Charlotte.

The staff is super friendly and extremely knowledgable. I have seen them bend over backwards to accomodate their students. Lessons are taught during the day, after school and some instructors teach for a few hours in the evenings. I have seen students young and old coming in and out each week so they really do cater to everyone.

My son took violin lessons there for quite some time and we were always so pleased. He learned so much so quickly we were amazed at his progression. I highly recommend Jessica. She is super sweet, incredibly talented and always does a great job at keeping students focused and encouraged by knowing just how hard to push them and celebrating their accomplishments.

The recitals are always so fun and really enjoyable. They are also free! They are held at a nearby church in order to be able to accomodate all of their students and their families. We love that they have the younger students play first (knowing that it would be hard for them and their young siblings to sit through the entire thing) then have a break for refreshments before the older students and ensembles perform. We always want to stick around for the second half because some of the students are so talented and the selections they choose to perform are so wonderful but never were able to with our babies.

If you are thinking of taking music lessons for any stringed instrument or piano you should go to Nashville Violins first. Meet the instructors and even consider going to a recital. They really are the best!

Local Nashville Strings Teacher

Thank you for providing my students such wonderful instruments. Two of my students recently purchased violas from Nashville Violins and I am absolutely pleased.

Daniel K

The bow we ordered from you arrived today and looks great. It will be used with a fiddle that is red, white, and blue (painted with the Texas flag colors and design). Thanks for the great service and providing these custom colors. 

I appreciate those who go above and beyond the rest for creative achievement.

Sue J

We just received your letter today stating that we have paid off our rental. We wanted to let you know what a pleasure it has been renting from you all! Every time we have come into your store you have been incredibly helpful and wonderful to work with. We never knew renting could be so easy and now we own the instrument!

Thank you so much for all of your help. We will be back again soon!

Jo Ann J

You may remember that we bought a Heinrich Gill Violin, Master series 66, from you about 6 years ago. You had named the violin "Chocolate". Now after 6 years of lessons, I can finally reach that beautiful tone to match that name! I love playing this violin, and my teacher also enjoys the tone.

Theresa B

I would really recommend Nashville Violins for violin lessons. Our instructor did an amazing job with my daughter and the staff is always helpful and understanding.


Just received my violin bow. It definitely needed a rehair and it made a difference. It plays and sounds really good.

Robert W.

Nice friendly staff and great Luthier support.  I love visiting this shop and have bought a very nice fiddle here and a very nice travel fiddle.   I wish it where closer so I could visit more often.

Matt N

I recently had my cello bow rehaired at Nashville Violins (probably a month or so ago), and I wanted to shoot some feedback to you about how happy I am with the rehair job. I opted for the Siberian horsehair, which turned out to be worth every extra penny. Before the rehair, there was a very slight stridency in the upper midrange, which I had previously attributed to a set of newer strings I was trying. When I got my bow back from your shop, the stridency was absolutely gone and replaced with a lower midrange warmth. What is even better is that this added warmth did not sacrifice any power or focus. The dead spot in the bow was immediately gone, and the bow has much more even response across the entire length. The overtones seem to jump out of the instrument now, and the resultant tones (difference tones) are unbelievable. How all this could have changed as a result of a bow rehair is beyond me, but you have made my humble bow sound and respond like a much more expensive one. Thank you, and I'll be back!

Lorraine B

Thank you so much for selling my violin - Recieved your check. Good luck selling my viola - I'm sure it will sell.

Julie P - Williamson County Youth Orchestra

Thank you for your very generous donation to the WCYO 2014 Silent Auction. We truly appreciate your support!

Charles R.

For my 45 birthday I was given the best $15 present in my life. A nice rented violin from Nashville Violins. I'd never played an instrument before. After 5 years it continues to give me joy. I've been to a lot of violin shops in the last 5 years but none have impressed me as much as Nashville Violins. The selection, prices and accessories are the best I've ever seen (a lot of celebrities go there and take their kids there for lessons). You don't deal with a salesman but rather a professional violinist who fixes and can make violins. Dave is amazing. Check this place out.

Steve P

Thank you for sending my fiddle strings so quickly. I truly appreciate doing my business with you.

Tommy S.

This place is awesome, they worked us in and got us fixed up, the service, the people and prices were all great! Highly recommend Nashville Violins!! Thank You!!

Sherry D

Thank you for taking the time to help me with my violin and its new pick up. I needed adjusting from the old settings I was use to using. It was giving me an awful time! One quick e-mail and you all were great at explaining to me the changes I needed to do to my amp. Things were perfect next time I hit the stage! You all were an incredible help all the way from Nashville up to Minnesota!

Alice T

Thank you for getting the bow out to us in New York so quickly! It arrived in time for my daughters competition and she did great with it! We are so pleased we are sending you both of the bows we have here for you to re-hair for us! Keep up the great work!

Pam F

This note of thanks just cannot convey the gratitude that is sent your way. But, may these words somehow express thanks for your care and thoughtfulness!

I really appreciate your help with the blue violin for our grandson. We received it in Missouri and were able to give it to him ON his birthday. He loves it!!!

Thanks again!

Ray H

Hey Dave, 

I just wanted to give you some positive feedback on the work you just did for me. I got the two fiddles back and had rehearsal last night with band... it is a 110% different sound! Everybody noticed and was askin what I did different... so thanks!!! I couldn't be happier with it! I will keep your business cards and put a positive word out up here.

David T.

I want to thank you for your kindness, patience, and the "package" I ended up with today. I believe it will meet all my needs during this learning period. I'll be honest though, I can't wait for the "upgrade" to happen!

Band of Horses

We heard that Nashville Violins was the ONLY place to go for an upright bass. They were right! Thank you so much for helping us with the upright bass we needed to play at the Ryman. The pick up was fantastic and the bass sounded awesome, one of the best I ever played. We appreciate you all at Nashville Violins, thanks!

George G.

Once upon a time in a far far magical land found my violin I traveled far and I travel for a long time and there it was at the beginning of the musical Highway the end

BenJamin E.

Best Violin Shop In Nashville! Excellent Instruments and Music Lessons!

I bought my first violin here and took lessons for about nine months and absolutely loved it! I had lessons from two different instructors and both were excellent!

I would continued taking lessons here for many more months if I still lived in Nashville!

Parent of Student at Nashville Violins

My son and I came into Nashville Violins to rent a cello, and discovered your lesson program. We signed him up with high hopes and they have been exceeded! Our son absolutely loves it at Nashville Violins, he is really enjoying the lessons and I feel as a parent more kids should be at Nashville Violins.

A Google User

I have purchased two violins here. The second involved a trade up. As an out of town customer I wanted to be certain and tried about 10 before choosing their 1st suggestion. They were patient and helpful. My research proved their prices were competitive and they gave full value of the violin previously purchased there. I have a very nice violin for my efforts the best of my 8.

Harry J

I love my white Xpressions fiddle my wife bought me for my birthday... IT ROCKS ON STAGE... YA'LL MAKE ME SHINE!!!

Lucy G.

I absolutely love this place! The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. This is the BEST place you can go for any string instrument! They are THEE experts on violin! You will pleased with any set up work they do on your instrument. I highly recommend you go there for anything regarding violin - excellent teaching staff!! I LOVE that they could make my simple acoustic violin ELECTRIC!!! Nashville Violins is the best!

Joan J

Thank you for your help and encouragement with my violin playing. I played when I was younger and wish I never quit. I am now getting back into it many years later. Your assistance at Nashville Violins and wonderful encouragement has enhanced my retired life. Thank you!  

Cody E

I appreciate how honest you all have always been with me. My experience here at Nashville Violins is always great. Nashville Violins has been with me during my entire journey as a violin player. I appreciate the great customer service I always receive and thankful for how honest you always have been.

The Deeds

greatest violin shop ever!!!!!

The people their were very friendly and helpful. They had a great selection of new and used violins to peak anyone's interest. I'm just a beginner and they showed me everything I needed to become an excellent violinist.

Jennifer L

AWESOME! AWESOME! AWESOME! I cannot say enough good things about Nashville Violins and their employees! They did a GREAT job putting back together an old violin and for a VERY fair price. I will definitely be taking lessons there. I would recommend this place to anyone who has a love for music.

Steve W

Dave and company,

Just a follow up note to say "thanks" for the time, assistance and great deal on the Parola violin during our visit to Nashville Violins. The time you and your staff allowed me as an out-of-towner sent me home with no doubts that I had made the best decision for the right instrument for my needs at this time. I am really in love with it! While at a convention I left it on the Tone Rite for 72 plus hours and I am certain that it made a difference in the projection. The tone was already sweet. I plan to rotate my other fiddles with the TR to "keep them awake". I am pleased as punch with both purchases.

We think of your shop as one of our Nashville "musts". Your helpful attitudes are a huge part of that. I am not unaware of your prices are significantly below retail in many cases, that was a huge influence in our choosing you over your competitors in the first place. 

Keep up the good work!


William A

I have been in all of the music stores here in Nashville and its surrounding area. Often I walk in and I am ignored or don't receive much customer service. The moment I stepped into Nashville Violins I was pleasantly greeted and warmly assisted with what I was looking for. Your staff was helpful, professional and courteous. I rank you to be the number one music store in Nashville. Keep up the good work!

MNPS strings teacher

I am always pleased when I come into Nashville Violins. They offer the best selection of books for the students, most affordable repairs and I cannot say enough about their rental program. My string section always improves when a student walks in with an instrument from Nashville Violins. Keep up the good work. Nashville is lucky to have a place like yours available to us.

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