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About Us


We are the UK's leading online retailer for violinists, violists and cellists.

Our mission is to help our customers to lead a happier and fulfilling life through music, and to help you make the best product choices to achieve your musical goals.

All members of Stringers staff are proficient string players always on hand to provide assistance and support to students, parents, teachers and adult learners.


Stringers of Edinburgh was founded by professional cellist Maureen Stringer-Morrison in 1992, with the goal of becoming a centre of excellence for violinists, violists and cellists from beginner to professional, and a pleasant relaxed environment for players.

Today, along with Stringers of Edinburgh, we also operate as, with one of the widest and most carefully curated product ranges available - including our own much acclaimed line of instruments and outfits - and thousands of loyal customers. Our core values have remained the same since we started – to provide the best expert advice, the best value instruments available with unrivalled professional setups, the widest range of the latest products from the music world's leading and specialist brands, and the very best customer service.


We live music and with 30 years of expertise we work hard to deliver leading expert advice and support to help you make the best choices for you or your child's musical development. 


With over 3,000 products online, we have the right one for you – and it’s our job to help you find it. We are proud to share the most comprehensive, most detailed product knowledge in the violin world with you - and online guides to in-person or telephone expert advice, we’re here to help you to make the most informed choices possible.

STRINGERS OF EDINBURGH is the online shop of Stringers of Edinburgh. Founded in 1992, Stringers of Edinburgh is Scotland's leading stringed instrument centre for violinists, violists and cellists from beginner to professional.

Please visit if you would like to arrange a visit to our shop.