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.  




Central Cello Celebration November 7-8, 2008

The third biennial festival hosted by Central Washington University provides a special opportunity for cellists, in particluar high school level players from around the Northwest. To find out more go to: www.cwustrings.com


Schwarz's Mahler does the orchestra proud

The performance of Mahler's mightiest symphony coaxes deliriously fragile, tender, and rhapsodic playing from the orchestra and singers.

Article on crosscut.com by Thomas May. Read the full article here.


Soundbridge, Seattle Symphony

Soundbridge, the Seattle Symphony Discovery Center, has many offerings for familys interested in learning about violins and music. Children can explore music with their parents with programs offering instrument making workshops and sound exploration workshops. Located at Benaroya Hall downtown. To learn more click here.