Rafael Carrabba Violins is one of the country’s finest violin shops. Musicians from around the globe have brought their instruments to our expert luthiers for repairs, restorations, and valuations. We sell instruments and bows in all price ranges. We also sell cases, strings, and accessories.  

Rafael Carrabba Violins is located on Queen Anne Hill at 405 W Galer Street in beautiful Seattle, Washington.

If you are traveling to Seattle to try one of our instruments, we can help you find a hotel close to the shop. More information? Please call us at 206-283-5566.

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Carrabba Violins

405 W Galer St
Seattle, WA 98119 
206-283-5566             email click here


Wed through Fri 9-5
Sat 10-5

Bow repair /rehair by appointment only on Fridays *Bows in before 9:30 am

We roast coffee behind the violin shop. The Luthier Blend is a our signature roast great for espresso and drip. queenanneroasters.com




Our Valued Client, Daniel Miles 


Daniel Miles, 21 year old violist, of South Hill, Washington, is currently in his senior year at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music studying under world renowned violist and pedagogue , Peter Slowik. He began his informal viola studies at age 10 only to begin formal viola studies at age 15 under John Scanlon, former professor of chamber and viola studies at the University of California Irvine. As for orchestral experiences, Daniel is a sub violist for the firelands symphony and has played with National Youth Orchestra USA in it’s 4th year at Carnegie Hall in New York, and throughout europe in Smetana Hall, Opera Berlioz, Tivoli Hall and the Royal concertgebouw. Through NYO-USA he has had the privilege of playing under esteemed conductors, James Ross, Valery Gergiev and Christoph Eschenbach. As an avid fan of chamber music, Daniel has been invited t center stage for strings and Heifetz International music festival and attended the Bowdoin International Music Festival, studying under Carol Rodland.  He has also participated in his school’s winter term chamber music intensive, where he went down to Texas after the hurricane in 2018, helped rebuild some of the houses while also playing music and chamber music at churches, relief centers and women shelters. Throughout the summers Daniel Also studies with Mara Gearman and Arie Schacter of Seattle Symphony.

Please click on the below link to see a performance by Daniel: 







Rafael Carrabba Violins will be closed on July 4th & 5th

Rafael Carrabba Violins, Inc. will be closed on July 4th & 5th in celebration of Independence Day! Bows will be rehaired on Wednesday, July 3rd. Bows must be in by 9:30 am on that day! Please call to reserve your spot.