Alex W Grant Violins, Melbourne, Australia

Alex W Grant Violins

Located just minutes from Melbourne’s CBD, Alex W Grant Violins' Collingwood shop is easily accessible to players and visitors not only from Melbourne but from country Victoria and interstate. With easy parking nearby, our Hawthorn shop is conveniently located to service our clientele from the Eastern suburbs and schools.


Trained in Europe, Alex has worked in England, Scotland, Wales, 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

Due to the Easter and ANZAC day public holidays we will be closed from Friday 18 April until Monday 21 April, inclusive, then again on ANZAC Day, Friday 25 April.  We will return to our normal opening hours from Saturday 26 April onwards.



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.


Where to find us


Alex W.Grant Violins
26 Smith Street
Tel: +61 (0)3 9417 4930
Fax: +61 (0)3 9417 4980

Collingwood Shop Hours:
Monday to Friday - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday - 10:00am to 2:00pm

556 Glenferrie Road
Tel: +61 (0)3 9815 0603
Fax: +61 (0)3 9819 5641

Hawthorn Shop Hours:
Monday to Friday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday - 10:00am to 5:00pm


Alex W.Grant Violins Collingwood Shop
Alex W.Grant Violins Hawthorn Shop