Our violin making process has taken significant leaps forward over the last few years. We bring the benefits of plate tuning and plate matching to the production environment, giving you instruments that are rich in tone and beautiful to look at.


MSRP: $499 - $2370


MSRP: $1200 - $2370



From Stradivari to Tertis, we offer a broad selection of sizes and tonal flavors for the discerning violist.

Widebody 1000

MSRP: $3000

Shen 16 1/2"

MSRP: $599 - $1770


MSRP: $599 - $1770



Our cello making is focused on three main patterns: Montagnana, Gofriller and Stradivari, in varying levels from student to professional. We have also introduced a small pattern Gofriller in seven eights size.

Fully Carved

Montagnana 1000

MSRP: $6000


MSRP: $2670 - $3660


MSRP: $1770 - $3660

Stradivari Willow

MSRP: $1650

Gofriller 7/8

MSRP: $1770 - $3660

Hybrids and Laminates

Strad Hybrid 180

MSRP: $1560

Strad Hybrid 150

MSRP: $1230 - $1320

Strad Laminated 100

MSRP: $1125

Strad Laminated 88

MSRP: $1065

Strad Laminated 80

MSRP: $1005



Fully Carved Maple and Spruce

Grand Panormo

MSRP: $12500


MSRP: $7750 - $9250


MSRP: $6025 - $8125

Shen 5/8

MSRP: $5250 - $6050

Fully Carved Willow and Mahogany

Rogeri Willow

MSRP: $6825

Rogeri Mahogany

MSRP: $6625

Shen Willow 3/4

MSRP: $4800

Shen 288 Mahogany 3/4

MSRP: $5950

Gemunder 7/8 Willow

MSRP: $5950

Gemunder 7/8 Willow 5-String

MSRP: $6750


Rogeri 190 Hybrid

MSRP: $4550

Shen 190 5/8 Hybrid

MSRP: $3988

Shen 180 Flamed Hybrid

MSRP: $3825

Shen 150 Hybrid

MSRP: $2900 - $3225


Shen 100 Laminated

MSRP: $2475

Shen 90 Blonde

MSRP: $2025

Shen 88 Laminated

MSRP: $1900

Shen 80 Laminated

MSRP: $1825


The Ophelia bows are a reasonably priced line of carbon fiber bows with specifications well beyond their price point. Fractional sizes and quantity discounts are available. Please see your dealer for pricing.

Ophelia Braided
  • Braided carbon fiber stick
  • Fully lined ebony frog
  • Nickel silver wound
  • Leather grip
  • Mother of Pearl Parisian eye and slide
  • Full size (3/4 for bass) only.
Ophelia Black
  • Black carbon fiber stick
  • Fully lined ebony frog
  • Nickel silver wound
  • Leather grip
  • Mother of Pearl Parisian eye and slide
  • Fractional sizes available
Ophelia Hybrid
  • Black carbon fiber/fiberglass stick
  • Fully lined ebony frog
  • Nickel silver wound
  • Leather grip
  • Mother of Pearl Parisian eye and slide
  • Fractional sizes available

We also carry Glasser and K. Holtz fiberglass bows.


Bow Hair

Our bow hair quality and consistency stems from the long relationships we have injoyed with suppliers and farmers in Siberia and upper Mongolia. The hair is stallion/mare mixed, and double drawn. It combs and handles easily, with minimal waste.
In addition to white hair, we also carry Siberian black and Siberian salt and pepper for bassists.
Sold in one pound bundles only.
10% discount on 3 or more lbs. of the same type of hair.
15% discount on 15+ lbs.

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Russian Siberian White

31 inch: $433
32 inch: $505
33 inch: $580
34 inch: $610
35 inch: $670

Mongolian White

31 inch: $231
32 inch: $259

Russian Black

32 inch: $147

Salt & Pepper

32 inch: $169.40




The following accessories are available to our dealers only. The few that are marked as OEM can be ordered in quantities of one per instrument.

Otto Bass Bridge Adjusters
  • Large ebony wheel with thumb divots
  • Fine cut 1/4-20 threads
  • Installation available
  • Made to match the threads of Fishman Full Circle pickups.
Mike Pecanic Accessories
  • Aluminum adjusters in aluminum, black and gold finishes
  • Tailgut cord for bass and cello in singles or 100 ft rolls
OEM Strings

We carry numerous string models by D'Addario, Thomastik-Infeld, Super-Sensitive and Pirastro on an OEM basis. We are allowed to sell one set per instrument with your Shen order.

Bobelock Bass Bags

Bobelock continues to be the best value among cases for the professional bassist. We carry them in 3/4 and 7/8 sizes, including the new 3/4 red.

Fishman Full Circle Bass Pickup

The Full Circle is the most popular pickup on the market, and swaps cleanly with our Otto bridge adjusters.
Sold on an OEM basis, one pickup per Shen bass ordered.

Wittner Fine Tune Pegs

Wittner's Finetune pegs are a real lifesaver for school and rental programs. They reduce time spent in the classroom tuning, which allows teachers to spend more time on the music. They also reduce the repair time spent on the instrument.

Xeros Bass Wheel
  • Smooth rolling ball bearings
  • Adjustable tire pressue
  • Bike style double fork
  • We stock 10 and 12 mm shaft sizes to match Shen bass endpins.