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Your source for rare and contemporary stringed instruments & bows for over 40 years

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Southern California’s Premier Stringed Instrument Shop

Rentals and Repairs for Antique to Modern Orchestra Instruments

At Robert Cauer Violins, our stringed instrument shop offers a wide selection of antique and modern orchestra instruments for rent or purchase. Our extensive collection contains rare violins, violas, cellos, and bows. We carry new and used instruments alike, and their accessories. When you purchase an instrument from our store, we happily provide our expert repair services should any problems arise. We additionally offer student discounts, as we are eager to share our passion with up-and-coming musicians. 

If you are looking to restore your prized instrument, we are here to help. We provide consultations and restoration services for string instruments of all shapes, sizes, and grandeur. We are often burdened with the number of repairs and restorations, so our first obligation is to help musicians, who obtained the instrument from us. Whenever we have available time to help with instruments bought elsewhere, we will gladly take care of them too. Our team of experts has restored many famous instruments and major collections, so you know you can trust us with yours. Contact us today to today to schedule an appointment.

The Birth of a Violin

My wife and I been coming to Robert Cauer violin for more than 20 years. Always best service and best selection. Mr. Cauer and his staff are very friendly and helpful all the time. Very professional  and very honest people. Best of the best I think. 

Kenny K.

Robert Cauer deserves more than 5 stars!  This is by far the best violin shop in the West.  As a professional cellist and teacher,  I have been doing business with Robert Cauer for more than 35 years.  He has had my loyalty all of these years not only for the exceptional quality of his instruments, but because his ethics are of the highest order.  He treats a child, or novice player purchasing his first instrument, with the same care and respect that he gives to a seasoned professional.  He is truly a master of his craft and I consider him a genius in this field.  Robert is the only person I completely trust to work on my instrument.  

Jamie K.

Simply the best. I have bought instruments there for years for my children. I have dealt with a number of violin shops in the area. Mr. Cauer stands above the rest. He has expensive instruments. He has the best inventory. The value always exceeds the cost. Robert and staff stand behind their instruments and workmanship 100%, always. 

Bruce T.

Member of the American Federation of Violin & Bow Makers

Wide selection of antique and modern stringed instruments and bows

Member of the International Society of Violin and Bow-Makers


Robert Cauer Violins

2242 N Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90068

Phone: (323) 460-6815 

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