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    Important Note    Revere is not responsible for the quality of any instrument repairs, music lessons or activities outside of school.: There are many fine private teachers, performance groups and music shops in Los Angeles.Make sure you ask good questions and get to know them before committing to anything.  If you have a particularly good or bad experience with any organization from this page, please be sure to let me know.
     

     

    Instruments, Repairs and Supplies

     

    Los Angeles Violin Shop
    3350 W. Olympic Blvd.
    Los Angeles, CA  90019
    213-471-2124 
    www.LAViolinShop.net  (Korean Blog) 
    Daniel Hooper, Sales Manager
     
    Benning Violins
    Hans & Eric Benning Violin Makers

    Repair, Restorations, Sales

    Violins, Violas, Cellos, and Basses

    11340 Ventura Blvd.

    Studio City, CA 91604

    818-762-1374 or 818-323-2373

     
    Lemur Music (everything for Double Bass!)
    800-246-2277
     
    Nick Rail
    5023 Kanan Road
    Agoura Hills, CA 91301
    818-991-3750
     

    Marshall Music

    503 Van Ness Avenue

    Torrance

    310-320-0246

    www.marshallmusiconline.com

      

    Amati Violin Shop

    Joseph Lee

    Rent, buy, trade, repair

    3000 Wilshire Blvd, LA 90010

    213-365-2244

     

    Santa Monica Music

    1901 Santa Monica Blvd

    310-453-1928

    www.santamonicamusic.com

     

    Shar Music

    1-800-248-7427

    www.sharmusic.com

     

    Southwest Strings

    1-800-528-3430

    www.swstrings.com

     

    Woodwind and Brasswind

    (also carries orchestra supplies)

    1-800-348-5003

    www.wwbw.com

     

    American String Teachers Association

    www.astaweb.com

    The shops below were taken from ads in the Los Angeles section of
    ASTA magazine “American String Teachers Association
     

    The Metzler Violin Shop

    Instruments, Bows, Sheet Music

    604 S. Central Avenue

    Glendale CA 91204

    818-246-0278

    www.metzlerviolins.com

    Charles W Liu Fine Violins
    6605 W Sunset Blvd
    LA, CA  90028
    323-467-6605
    www.finestringinstruments.com

    Old Town Music Co.

    Repair, Restorations, Sales

    Strings, Band Instruments, Guitars,

    Recorders, Sheet Music, Suzuki

    42 E. Colorado Blvd.

    Pasadena, CA 91105

    626-793-4730 or 323-681-2418

    www.oldtownmusic.com

     

    M. and R. Weisshaar & Son Violin Shop, Inc.

    New Making to Order Sales and Repairs

    Violins, Violas, Cellos, Rentals

    Tues. - Sat. 1:00- 5:00pm

    1763 Orange Avenue

    Costa Mesa, CA 92627

    949-548-1287

      

    Antonio Rizzo Violin Maker

    Repairs, Restorations, Bow Rehairing

    Violin, Violas, Cellos

    Torrance, CA

    310-316-4647

    www.arviolins.com

     

    Cremona Violin Shop

    Violins, Violas, Cellos, Basses, & Bows

    Sales, Repair, Restoration, Adjustments, Appraisals, and Teacher Referrals

    3213 Midvale Ave.

    West Los Angeles, CA 90034

    10:30am - 6:00pm

    Call for appointment

    310-475-5897

     

    Fosters Violin Shop

    Violins, Violas, Cellos, Bows

    224 S. Olive St.

    Orange, CA 92866

    714-639-4480

    www.fostersviolinshop.com

     

    Morey’s Music Inc.

    Rentals, Repairs, & Sheet Music for String Instruments

    4834 Woodruff Ave.

    Lakewood, CA 90713

    562-420-9532

    www.moreysmusic.com

     

    Robert Cauer Violin Makers and Dealers

    Sales, Rentals, Repairs

    2242 Cahuenga Blvd

    LA, CA 90068

    Appointment Only

    323-460-6815

    www.cauer.com

     

    Collier & Scollard Bow Rehair
    626-795-2870
     
    Performance Groups you can join outside of school

     

    LAYO (Los Angeles Youth Orchestra)

    Director: Russell Steinberg

    www.losangelesyouthorchestra.org

    310-571-LAYO

     

    ICYOLA (Inner City Youth Orchestra LA)

    Director: Charles Dickerson

    www.icyola.org

     

    YOLA (Youth Orchestra LA)

    www.laphil.com/education/yola

     

    SPLA (String Project Los Angeles)

    Alternative String Performance

    (lots of musical styles)

    310-822-7752

    www.stringprojectla.com

     

    Westside Youth Orchestra

    Lowell Crystal, Music Director and Conductor

    www.westsideyouthorchestra.org

    info@westsideyouthorchestra.org

     

    Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra
    http://www.cvyo.org/news.html
    Artistic director/Conductor: Bill Benson 

    Meets Thursday evenings

     

    CSUN Youth Orchestras http://www.csunyouthorchestras.org
    (818) 677-3074

    Meets Saturday or Sunday

     

    Students may look ahead to High School years and also consider:

    American Youth Symphony
    http://aysymphony.org/ (age 15-25)

    Debut Orchestra/Young Musicians Foundation
    http://www.ymf.org/programs/debut-orchestra/ (age 15-25)

     

     

    Private Instructors
     

    Jody Rubin, violin, viola

    310-390-6508

    jody@silverfern.net

     

    Diana Parmeter, cello

    562-493-1859

    dianaparmeter@gmail.com

     

    Frank Coglitore, double bass, electric bass

    323-934-9411 or 310-614-5186

    frank@frankcoglitore.com

     

    Emma Stansfield, violin, viola
    Santa Monica (will come to your home)
    310-430-6436
     
    Morgan Gerstmar, Violin and Viola
    w: morganleegerstmar.com
    e: morganleegerstmar@gmail.com
    c: 508-542-2131 (text, call)
     

    Lowell Crystal, Violin, Viola

    lincolnviolinstudio.com

    310-874-1769

      

    Neli Nikolaeva
    violin
    310-403-9633
    violineli@yahoo.com
     

    Mary Lou Newmark

    violin, electric violin and composition

    Palisades Highlands

    310-230-0508

    mln@greenangelmusic.com

     

    Kathrine Shaw

    Violin, Topanga
    studioshaw@menlozone.com
    310-455-2702

     

    Alexander Kalman, DMA

    Violin

    323-547-0899 (cell)

    310-474-7072

    al.kalman@gmail.com

     

    Julie Metz, violin, viola

     310-467-0564  cell 

    (will drive to your home)

    2julie@fea.net

    www.julielmetz.com/

     

    Karolina Naziemiec, viola, violin,

    beginning piano

    323-717-9665

    altowka2000@yahoo.com

     

    Birute Sinkeviciute, violin, viola

    310-575-3259

    To.birute@gmail.com

     

     
    David Low, cello teacher
    Juilliard BM MM
    Certified Suzuki cello instructor
    Studio in Pacific Palisades, CA
    310-804-4212
    lowmusic@aol.com
     
     

    Jacob Szekely, cello, electric cello

    String Project Los Angeles

    310-822-7752

    jacob@stringprojectla.com

    www.stringprojectla.com

     

    Audrey Q. Snyder
    cellist
    www.audreyqsnyder.com 
     
    Kidz Create Music:
    Alexa Constantine - piano
    Dante Luna - Piano
    (We drive to you!)