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:

Tarisio Auction House Accepting Consignments
July 9, 2015
Tarisio will be visiting Seattle to offer complimentary evaluations of violins, violas,... (more)
Cascade Symphony AUDITIONS
August 17, 2015, 7pm
Regular and substitute positions are available in violin, viola, cello, and bass... (more)
MAVI Summer Festival at Bastyr University
June 26-28, 2015
An inspiring musical experience in the beautiful Pacific Northwest for violists age... (more)
SYSO: John Adams' 'Shaker Loops'
Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 7:30pm
This season's Town Music finale brings together all the elements you'll love--collaboration,... (more)
BYSO Summer Programs
Check website for dates
At Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra summer camp, you’ll meet lots of other... (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