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.





A very special event is planned on April 1, 2012. The Thalia Symphony Orchestra will be performing at Town Hall. Frances Walton will be conducting. The performance begins at 2:00 PM. Tickets and information can be found by visiting the website:  http://thaliasymphony.org

A little bit about the Orchestra (taken from their website):

"The Thalia Symphony Orchestra began in 1949 when violinist, teacher, and conductor Mikael Scheremetiew founded it as an outlet for Seattle-area musicians. Seattle music legend Stanley Chapple led the orchestra for many years. From 1987 to 2010 it was under the direction of Dr. Eric Hanson. Since 2010, TSO has been under the direction of Maestro Stephen Rogers Radcliffe. The orchestra operates under the umbrella of Thalia Allied Artists, Inc., a nonprofit educational and arts institution."

There is also a luncheon before the concert in honor of Frances Walton and her many contributions to music in our region and to the Thalia Orchestra. The luncheon, with emcee Brian Lowe from KING-FM, is in the Downstairs at Town Hall from 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM with the concert to follow at 2 PM in the Concert Hall.


Celebrating 27 years in Seattle

  Rafael Carrabba years ago... 


Cascade Symphony Orchestra

Join the Cascade Symphony Orchestra for a very special performance on Saturday February 25th at 3:00. The Olympic Ballet Theatre & the Cascade Symphony perform Prokofiev’s classic ballet, Peter and the Wolf, with narration read by Dave Dolacky. In addition, a young prodigy, the winner of the Cascade Symphony Rising Star contest, 11-year-old violinist Ria Honda (pictured) will perform the first movement of Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K.216.

Tickets and information online at : Cascade Symphony

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