Music Links

Local Violin Repair Shop and Instrument Dealers

  • Mercury Fine Violins, Ltd - Dedicated to providing exceptional quality instruments with personalized service. Complete line of student and professional quality instruments. Student rental/purchase plan. Specializing in cello and bass repair and restoration. Located in Chesapeake at 109 Gainsborough Square, Suite D., near the intersection of the the Great Bridge Bypass and North Battlefield Blvd. See map. For more information go to
  • Orpheus Strings - Yordan Popov, Luthier and bowmaker. Located at 2420 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach, 23452. See map. For questions call 757-652-6172 or 757-340-1305 or email For more information go to
  • Angelico's Violins - A local string shop carrying Suzuki books and recordings. Located in Chesapeake.

Internet Music And Instrument Dealers



  • Virginia Symphony
    • Peanut Butter and Jam family concerts as well as Young People's Concerts, Masterclasses and their well-known Classics series in Chrysler Hall, Ferguson Hall, Sandler Center and St.Bede's in Williamsburg.
  • Symphonicity A high class ommunity orchestra, bringing many great works to life for all ages
  • Bay Youth Orchestras
    • Local youth orchestra with four levels of ensembles for students through high school.
  • Williamsburg Symphonia
  • Williamsburg Youth Orchestra


  • String Presence
  • Berlin Fiddlers Convention Three days of FREE, Live, Bluegrass Music!!! Bluegrass musicians from across the country vie for thousands in cash prizes in Adult and Youth Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin, Bluegrass Band, and the Maryland State Flatpicking Guitar Championship competitions. Open to all. Berlin Fiddlers Convention Berlin, MD, USA.

Of Interest

  • The Virginia Arts Festival will be bringing some exciting events you might want to check out:
    • 1. From the Top on Thursday May 15 at Ferguson Hall in Newport News features young musicians.
    • 2. Miami String Quartet on Sunday April 27 at Great Bridge Pres. in Chesapeake at 7pm
    • 3. Festival Finale with Chinese violinist Tianwa Yang playing the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto on Sunday May 25 at 7 pm in Williamsburg. Lawn seats are $20. Call the Virginia Arts Festival at 757-282-2822 for ticket information.
  • The Virginia Symphony will be bringing a fabulous cellist, Zuill Bailey, back to town on Friday May 2 at 8 pm at Ferguson Hall, NN or Saturday May 3 at 8pm at the new Sandler Hall in Virginia Beach, or on Sunday May 4 at 2:30 at Ferguson Hall in Newport News. There will be a masterclass available as well. Stay tuned for dates and times. Call the Virginia Symphony at 757-892-6366 for tickets. (Best available seats are available 10 minutes before each show for students with ID for $10!!)
  • The Bay Youth Orchestras Season Finale "Fire" Concert is on Tuesday May 20 at Regent University - an event not to be missed. Adults $10, students $6. 757-618-1800

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