Suzuki String School of Guelph

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instruments for sale


NEW! Half-size violin for sale. Handmade, Very good condition. Includes case, bow and shoulder rest. Violin is handmade and has ebony pegs, fingerboard and perfuling. Purchased originally by Open Strings in Guelph and played by my daughter who is in the SSSG program. Would love to keep it in the SSSG community. Asking $495.
Please text Lisa at 226-343-1064

Full-size Liu Xi violin with case, new strings, two bows, and two shoulder rests. In excellent condition. Asking $400.
Please contact Naomi (226) 337-3064,

1/8 size Samuel Eastman violin, very good condition, including decent bow, cheap backup bow, lightweight case and complete set of new strings that we purchased and then forgot to put on the instrument, still in original envelopes.
Asking $390.
Please contact David -

1997 1/4 size Karl Joseph Schneider Master Art violin - made for Shar Fine Instruments. A beautifully-crafted and lovely-sounding instrument with "old German" antique varnish - sorry that my daughter grew out of it, but it had to happen eventually! Very good condition. Includes good bow and well-made Eastman case.
Asking $900.
Please contact David -

1/4 size Eastman violin with a great sound. $400

3/4" French Marc Laberte Violin for Sale. Made “as a copy of 1721 Stradavarius” in Mirecourt Vosges France at the Atelier de Lutherie Marc Laberte. Violin has been regularly maintained by Riedstra Violin Shop and comes with a new Mirecourt Bridge and Obligato Strings. Included is a 3/4 French ARY Bow made from Pernambuco Wood with silver, ebony and leather details. Sold with a BAM Case that fits BOTH 1/2 & 3/4 Violins. Asking price for full kit is $5000. The violin is a beautiful instrument that produces a great sound.
Contact Paul Rak:
or cell phone 519-654-6055

Violin for rent... 1/8 size violin, with bow case and a shoulder sponge, $15/month
Contact Will Ruddock 519 993-6284 (mobile)

3/4 Jay Haide violin, well maintained, lovely tone, with bow, case and shoulder rest. Paid $925, asking $900.
Contact Alain Carriere, 519-212-3495

"Bestler" with a curly maple back. It was last serviced at Riedstra's in Kitchener who lubed the pegs, recambered the bow, and put new strings on it. They said it is a great violin for a beginner. Asking $350
Contact Lucy McNamara, 519-500-0207

10th-size Suzuki Nagoya made in 1980. Good condition. $300
Jacqui Jimenez,

3/4 size, Chinese, with beautiful art work on the back, gives it a unique character. Good condition. Nice sounding student instrument. $300
Jacqui Jimenez,

Full-size German Violin E.R. Schmidt Circa 1900. This beautiful sounding Violin is of the highest quality and workmanship it is branded internally ERS is modelled after Guadagnini and is in excellent condition. We also have an official Insurance Appraisal which verifies its value and authenticity. $5,500.
Arcos Pernambuco Bow $650
Bam Hightec Hard Oblong Case Black $990
Brad Stegmaier, 416-727-0869

Stentor Student Violin R017687. Comes with case, bow, and chin rest. Asking $135.00
Carol-Ann, 226-822-1017


3/4 size Giovanni Basino viola purchased and serviced from Riedstra’s in Kitchener. Comes with bow, chin rest and case. Beautiful sound and well maintained, $1200
Caroline MacDonald at 519-731-3056

Viola 14", Bow and case Samuel Eastman, $1200
Also have a Kun, tuner, and cello seat
Jennifer Fischer, 519-651-2343

Karl Hofner viola (1987), same size as a 3/4 violin, $350.
With bow and case. Has had no repairs. Set up by Terry Maurice.
Call Bridget Misener 519-334-3687

1/2 size viola, German made, excellent condition, set up and bow rehair by Terry Maurice. $550
Bridget Misener, 519-334-3687


NEW! 3/4 size German cello, label Anton Dietl, for sale with bow and soft case. $1500.
Contact: Mylene Ward

1/2 size Eastman cello for sale with hard case. $850.
Contact: Jennifer MacLeod at (519)216-4747

Suzuki 1/2 size cello for sale. $800.
Contact Christy Woof 519-835-2235

3/4 size Cello. Made in Czechoslovakia sticker. No Maker listed. $1000. Contact: John or Tracy Fewster 519 725 1579, Waterloo, ON.

Custom-made adjustable wooden cello stool. Light and with handles so it’s easy to carry. Excellent condition! Asking $75.

1/2 Suzuki Cello, made in Nagoya (1976), soft blue case, minor cosmetic issues, good strings (old), $800.

1/2 European Cello, Eastman, very good condition, one seam opening (repair est. $40), good strings (older), $800.

1/2 Korean Cello, comes with a standard bag (soft) and bow. Excellent condition. The Sound Post has valued this instrument at $1,175 but I will sell directly to the buy for $800.
Please call or text Scott Conner 705-571-1913

Full-size Cello Haide A L'Ancienne. This beautiful sounding Cello is of the highest quality and workmanship and is in excellent condition. $4,450.
Brazilian Pernambuco Silver Mnt Bow $1,200
Bam Newtech Hard Case Dk Blue with wheels & padded shoulder carry straps $1,100
Brad Stegmaier, 416-727-0869

3/4 Cello. German made, beautiful rich tone. Includes hard case and 2 bows.
Brenda Taylor, 519-856-4669

Full-size cello, $950. Appraised at $1000. Has some visual
blemishes. Beautiful sound. Comes with soft case and bow.
Carol-Ann, 226-820-3426
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Suzuki String School of Guelph (located in the Guelph Youth Music Centre)
75 Cardigan Street, Guelph, ON N1H 3Z7

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