FINEST CONTEMPORARY & ANTIQUE VIOLIN FAMILY INSTRUMENTS ACQUISITION BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Best Wishes for 2021! Recent Arrivals:
Matthew Hardie Violin 1812
Tete-Beche by Gilles Nehr Violin & Viola Bows
Dodd Violin Bow
Pierre Nehr Violin Bow Gold
Pierre Nehr Violin Bow Silver
Emmanuel Begin Violin Bow Gold
Emmanuel Begin Cello Bow Silver
Emmanuel Carlier Silver Cello Bow
Eric Gagne Silver Cello Bow
Noel Burke Gold Cello Bow
Yannick Le Canu Silver Cello Bow
Victor Bernard Silver Violin & Cello Bow
Soon to Arrive Winter/Spring 2021:
Yongje Song Violin Bow Silver
Cello by David Leonard Weidmer & Damien Gest
Jean Pierre Marie Persoit Violin Bow Gold
Pierre Simon Violin Bow Silver
Victor Feitique Violin Bow Silver
Andre Richaume Violin Bow Silver
Joseph Andre Vigneron Violin Bow Silver
J.B. Vuillaume 19th C Metal Bow
Victor Bernard Viola Bow Silver
Pascal Camurat Violin Bow Gold
Daoudi Hassoun Trio of Silver Bows
Ulf Johansson Trio of Silver Bows
Operating for local sales/repairs/rentals by appointments with socially distanced viewing, scheduled curbside drop-off/pick-up
Please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
Bay Fine Strings represents the highest quality hand picked and specially commissioned violin string family instruments from instrument workshops to the finest master made contemporary instruments from all over the world as well as supplying cases, strings, and musical accessories. Local remote appointments away from the shop may be possible as well short-term approval for instruments shipped nationwide.
The shop caters to clients with a strong mission of serving the community by making available the best instruments for their price point along with the highest level of customer service. Instruments in the collection are carefully acquired through every avenue such as special collaborations with living makers, working with other dealers, auctions, well as consigned or acquired instruments from musicians and collectors,
Professional in-house and outsourced resource services include:
-Advanced Instrument set-up optimization and restoration
-Bow rehairs and bow restoration
-Instrument appraisals & certification
Bay Fine Strings was founded in 2016 by Thomas Yee, an active professional violinist, pedagogue, & major advocate of lutherie of both modern and past masters. He travels to the centers of the string instrument trade, and has placed countless successful instruments with collectors, institutions & schools, musical colleagues & their students, and those in the music community. His experience amounts to listening and responding to his clients needs, the careful study of historical instruments, engaging in detailed dialogue with the best living makers, as well as viewing vast amounts of instruments and bows, from well made workshop instruments and bows to priceless instruments and bows.
The Bay Fine Strings Collection includes our own line of instruments from Nice entry level to Advanced, Fine antiques, as well as the best contemporary makers in the world today.
The Bay Fine Strings brand carries instruments, bows, and cases which are the most competitive performance among their price point.
Antiques acquired are always selected for their fine condition, and include examples from the late 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries from single makers to famous workshops.
The shop prides itself on working with the best makers in the world in collaborating on the creation of musical instruments. We offer a wide selection as well as aid clients in the process of having an instrument specifically made for you.