Blue Ridge Violins
287 2nd Ave SE, Hickory NC 28602 |
Call Us Today! 828-327-4610
Fine Quality String Instrument Specialist
In Business Since 1998 Locally Owned

Violin Sales and Repair in Hickory, NC

Gene Freeman, the owner of Blue Ridge Violins, began playing the Cello at the age of 12. Gene's passion for the Cello continued when he joined the symphony at Appalachian State University and has strengthened throughout his life. Not only does he have an impressive musical background resume but he has also been restoring and repairing violins, violas and cellos since 1972. With special training in violin repair from renowned Luthiers, Gene's expertise guarantees superior results.

Suzuki teaching method specialist

Nan Freeman wife of owner Gene Freeman has been teaching for over 43 years this method for. In 1994 Will Freeman joined the family tradition and became a teacher of the Suzuki teaching method.

Blue Ridge Violins
has an full assortment of Suzuki teaching music books for the beautiful practice for your string instrument. You can contact us to get in touch with these Suzuki School of the Arts teachers.
Blue Ridge Violins was founded in 1998 providing string instrument service to Hickory, NC and the surrounding areas. Spreading the passion throughout the local community and schools. Gene loves what he does every day!

Cello Hickory - Cellos in Hickory, NC
Gene has taken repair and restoration training from the following:
  • Peter Prier – Founder of Violin Making School of America
  • John Sipe
  • Christopher Germain
  • Dalton Potter
  • Joe Thrift – Surry Community College- Violin Making
"This is a great little violin (or cello, or whatever your preferred stringed instrument is) shop. I highly recommend it to anyone who asks me where to go for their violin needs. Great place!"