We are pleased to announce that Ifshin Violins is now open by appointment only.

For the time being, our hours will change to Tuesday through Friday 10:30-5:30 and Saturday 10:30AM- 4PM

Because of our reduced staff and business hours, repair work is very limited. Please call us for more information.

IMPORTANT: We are happy to see you, but please do not drop by unannounced. Please call all us for sales and rentals. We will be serving all customers from the front doors. Please wear a mask and observe appropriate social distancing.

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Please contact us with questions at or or call (510) 843-5466

("By Appointment" photo by Jay Ifshin)



Jay Haide Instruments - Violin

Jay Haide Instruments

We are proud to offer the Jay Haide line of violins, violas, cellos and now, string basses. All Jay Haide instruments are hand-made of quality seasoned maple and spruce and have a tone quality and workmanship normally found in those costing much more. Violins, violas and cellos are available in four models.

Learn about Jay Haide Instruments and visit the site.