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:

Handel's Messiah Concert
April 2, 2015
Messiah has been presented for the past 3 years on Easter Weekend.... (more)
Young Artists Grants Open
Until April 10, 2015
Applications are officially open for the Young Artists Grants! Submissions are being... (more)
2015 Thorbeck Scholarship Competition for viola students age 14-18
Sunday, April 12 in Issaquah & Monday, April 13 in Olympia
The purpose of the event is twofold: to provide viola students an... (more)
Jesus Christ, Messiah
April 17, 2015
Selections from some of the greatest oratorios ever written celebrating Jesus Christ.
Rainier Symphony Classical Concert III
April 18 & 19, 2015
Aleksandr Glazunov - Ouverture solennelle; Ernest Bloch - Concerto Grosso No. 1;... (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