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Welcome to the Stearns Violin Shop!

Violin Makers, Dealers, and Restorers
Welcome to Stearns Violins, Inc., a fine violin shop in beautiful Hartville, Ohio, conveniently located near Akron, Canton, and Cleveland.  We are a professional violin shop, specializing in violin making, restoration, repair, and instrument appraisal.
We love our customers and your needs are important to us.  As a musician, string teacher, or collector of violin family instruments, we are here to make your life easier.  Whether you need a bow rehaired or are looking for a new instrument, Stearns Violins is here to meet your needs. We have the largest inventory of fine violins, violas, cellos, and basses and bows in Northeastern Ohio. Our nationwide rental program that is second to none.  Violin making started out as a fascination for Rodger Stearns as a boy of fourteen, when he made his first violin under the direction of a master craftsman. Throughout the ensuing years this unique craft has been developed through study and diligence in applying the age old secrets of the fine masters.
Robert M. Stearns, CEO
Master Luthier, Restorer, and Appraiser
Ben Neville

Instrument Repair Technician
Mary Sabo

Bow Specialist and Office Manager
Rodger A. Stearns
Master Luthier, Restoration Specialist, and Appraiser

Proverbs 3:5-6

  • "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths."

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