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

Tuesdays by appointment only.

Bow repair and rehair done on Fridays, by appointment only.  

* Bows must be in anytime before 9:30 am the day of the scheduled rehair.




Celebrating 25 years with the Symphony

Gerard Schwarz, image from www.kbaq.orgStarting Saturday, August 8th, single tickets for the 2009-2010 Seattle Symphony season go on sale. Honoring Gerard Schwarz and his 25 years with the Symphony, the season is an impressive one. Major works by Mahler, Strauss and in addition film, dance, and pop music are all part of the mix. To read more and see the line up go to: Seattle Symphony


Seattle Chamber Music Society

Beginning this Monday, July 6th, the Seattle Chamber Music Society hosts concerts through the Summer. At locations in Seattle and the Eastside, the series of concerts includes Principals of the Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, NY Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony (to name a few) and soloists from around the globe. It's an impressive line-up. Monday's recital and concert are at St. Nicholas Hall, Lakeside School, 1450 First Ave NE, Seattle.

We have brochures in the shop of the full Summer schedule. You are welcome to stop in and pick one up - they are on the front counter. You can also find out more at : www.seattlechambermusic.org or calling 206-283-8808.


Aronoff Chamber Music Series

The end of June brings several concerts at Bastyr University Chapel, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore.

The series begins on Sunday June 28th at 7:30 PM and concludes with a final concert on July 2 at 2:00PM. To find out details about each of the five concerts offered go to: www.viola.com/aronoff