Violin buyers guide – Acoustic, electric and electro acoustic Violins from Fidelius, Stentor, Antoni, Cathedral and many more

Our choice of violins/fiddles at Eagle Music Shop are selected to suit the absolute beginner through to the seasoned professional. We offer sizes to suit all ages from 1/8 through to 4/4. Check out our extensive range of excellent starter packs at sheer value for money.

There are three critical but simple decisions that you our valued customer should make when buying a violin:-

Buy from a Specialist Company … that will set up the instrument correctly
Eagle Music is one of Europes leading acoustic instrument specialist shops

Buy the Best Quality instrument … that is within your budget
Eagle Music carry a large selection of world class violin brands

Choose the Correct Size Violin… sizes vary for young and grown up players
Eagle Music’s specialist musician sales team  will ensure this for you

The notes below will help you choose the violin that is the right model for you.

Eagle Music Shop offer to you violins or ‘fiddles’ as you may wish to call them, starting from favourably priced Antoni and Stentor Student ‘outfits’ to the highest quality hand built electric violins that you see being played by professionals including fidelius, Bridge Electric Violins, Yamaha and Straus. The Antoni ‘Debut’ and ebony fitted Antoni ‘Premier’ violin outfits are exceptional value. Check out the ‘used instruments’ part of our website vintage violins.

Whether you are just starting to learn to play violin and are looking for an ideal starter model or are an experienced player looking to for a top quality hand made violin, Eagle Music can provide you with all the expert advice you will ever need, alongside an exceptional after sales service, including spares and repairs and a professional bow re-hairing service.

Violin spares and accessories are in plenty at Eagle Music Shop along with a multitude of violin / fiddle music books, violin tuition books and CDs and violin tuition videos. We also offer a bow re-hairing service.

Our violin technical advice section will also help you in deciding what type of instrument to buy.
Eagle Music are the exclusive UK retailer of Fidelius electric and electro acoustic violins hand built in Germany by Ulrich Schwabe they are played by world class stars including Nigel Kennedy and Boyd Tinsley.