Ifshin Violins


Ifshin Violins is pleased to host a special Crowden School Fundraiser

Saturday, March 4, 2017
at Ifshin Violins: 6420 Fairmount Ave, El Cerrito, CA

Please join us for a special Food & Wine Benefit Reception!

Support the Crowden School's 2017 music tour to Chicago and Cleveland.

General admission tickets are available for $75. Buy advance tickets here


SAVE THE DATE! Coda Bow Event!

WHERE: Ifshin Violins 6420 Fairmount Ave, El Cerrito CA
WHEN: Wednesday, December 6 10:30am,- 12:45pm
WHAT: Coda Bow Representation / Meet & Greet/ Q&A
WHO: Presenter Brandon Godman & Sales Manager Jody Adams



Our own Haide Lin and Artur Friedhoff win awards at the VSA!

Master luthier Haide Lin and luthier Artur Friedhoff both won awards for their instruments at the recent VSA competition in Indianapolis. Haide received a silver medal for his cello, and certificate for wokmanship for his violin. Artur received a certificate for tone for his violin.


Bowmaker Morgan Andersen wins Grand Prize at the Concours Etienne Vatelot in Paris.

We are delighted to learn that our friend Morgan Andersen has just won top prize at the 2011 Concours Etienne Vatelot competition in Paris for his latest violin bow...



Ifshin Violins will be CLOSED Thursday, November 23rd for Thanksgiving. 

We are open the rest of this week, weekdays 10:30-6:00PM, Saturday 10:30-4:00PM


Renowned cellist Jeffrey Solow premieres Saint-Saens on one of our Jay Haide instruments in Hanoi


Free Cello Class at Ifshin Violins!

Ifshin Violins is sponsoring a free cello class with local cellist and teacher, Mary Artmann 

Monday, September 25, 4:30-5:30 PM


Bill Evans plays Ifshin Violins!

Please join us December 3, 2011, at 8:00 pm for a delightful evening as Master banjoist Bill Evans returns to Ifshin Violins to present his solo concert, The Banjo in America. Bill will perform musical examples from the 1700's to the present day on a variety of wonderful vintage and contemporary banjos...


Friday, November 18, 4 to 6 pm

Jeremy Cohen, violininst/composer, will demonstrate how to use his duet books for violin or viola in your lessons.