Dealers in Violins, Violas, Cellos and their Bows

Carriage House Violins is the instrument sales division of Johnson String Instrument. Located in Newton, Massachusetts, Carriage House Violins maintains its unique brand as a full-service violin shop, offering a wide array of both fine antique instruments and modern instruments by today’s best makers.

Owned by Adam Johnson, son of Johnson String Instrument founders Roger and Carol Johnson, Carriage House Violins and Johnson String Instrument make up the east coast’s largest, most comprehensive violin shop.

Carriage House Violins was founded in 2005 by Christopher Reuning, of Reuning & Son Violins. In November 2013, Johnson String Instrument assumed ownership of Carriage House Violins, to better serve the growing customer base of both firms. The merger offered an expanded inventory of first-class instruments while retaining the high caliber of personalized service loyal Carriage House Violins customers have come to expect.

Carriage House Violins offers every serious stringed instrument player a lifetime of opportunity, convenience, service and support.


Holiday Sale!

November 21, 2014 to
January 4, 2015

We have a wide range of antique and contemporary instruments for you to choose from. During our Holiday Sale, selected violins, violas, cellos, and bows are on sale at 10% off.