Alex W Grant Violins, Melbourne, Australia

Alex W Grant Violins

Located just minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, Alex W Grant Violins' shop is easily accessible to players and visitors not only from Melbourne but from country Victoria and interstate.

Trained in Europe, Alex has worked in the U.K., New Zealand, Hong Kong and Australia. He is proud to be a founding member of the Violin Makers Association of Australia as well as a member of the Entente Internationale des Maitres Luthiers et Archetiers d’art.


Latest News

With so many people travelling overseas soon, especially those lucky ones heading off to enjoy the northern summer, we have had quite a bit of interest in the CITES article and restrictions on the movement of instruments and bows.  If you are planning a trip in the near future, we would encourage you to read the entire article - see the links below.

We have just written an important item about restrictions that may apply to travelling overseas with musical instruments and bows. You can either read the article in our news section on this site, or download it as a pdf.


Services we offer 

•  Violin, viola and cello bow rehairs
•  Valuations
•  A fully stocked retail shop with an excellent range of violins, violas and cellos for sale along with their cases, bows, chin rests, shoulder rests, strings, rosins, mutes and all other accessories. We also offer a comprehensive e-commerce facility
•  Instrument rental
•  Full workshop services including setting up, restoration and repairs – this aspect of our business is always very heavily booked so work is undertaken by appointment only.


Online store

Alex W Grant Violins has always been committed to offering the best in service, advice and range of quality products. With the introduction of our online store we've added convenience to the mix.

Feel free to browse our online store, which includes comprehensive information and photographs of our instruments and accessories - your favourite products are now just a click away and please don't hesitate to give us a call if you need any assistance or advice!

Most of the accessories shown in the catalogue are held in stock.  In most instances, for these goods, orders received from Monday to Friday before 1.00 pm E.S.T will be despatched that day. You can select whether you want your smaller items to be sent by Australia Post Parcel Post or Express Post.  We will contact you directly regarding delivery of larger items. Please contact us should you wish your goods to be sent by Registered Post.