Led by Ken Sullivan, award-winning member of the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers, our experienced staff is trained in luthier traditions that have been handed down for generations. We’re dedicated to providing the expertise, craftsmanship, and individual attention that will enrich and enhance your playing experience and sound.
Find Your Great-Sounding Instrument or Bow
Discover Your Sound
Let Sullivan Violins help you discover your personal sound preferences and match you with an instrument you’ll love.
Sullivan Violins has been my go-to for all things instrument related since I came to Rochester in 2005…. The work is impeccable and their customer service is fabulous.
— Julaina Athayde | Concertmaster, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Fine craftsmanship, extraordinary service, and a remarkable sensitivity to the individual instrument’s capabilities is what you can expect from Sullivan Violins.
— Pia Liptak | String Department Co-chair, The Hochstein School
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Repairs and Restoration
Our trained luthiers provide a full range of services to get your instrument or bow back into optimal playing condition. Make an appointment for a free evaluation and estimate.