Music Lessons, String Instrument Rentals, Repairs & Sales

Music Lessons, String Instrument Rentals, Repairs & Sales

You Deserve A Great Instrument

And Helpful, Knowledgeable Staff To Guide You




We have violins, violas, and cellos for sale and rent, all the most commonly used method books like Essential Elements, Suzuki, Essentials for Strings, and more. Accessories like Kun, Everest, strings, music stands and rosin.

We Get It

It’s intimidating just thinking about a music store

The thought of choosing a new instrument is overwhelming

You’ve been disappointed because you bought an instrument and you’ve been told it needs a lot of work to get it to playing condition

You don’t want to waste your money on a dud

Try Something New And Make Your Dream Come True

From The Comfort Of Home

We have No-Contact Delivery for rentals, accessories, and new instruments to try - Free within a 10 mile radius of our Raleigh, NC store.

Feel Confident

You're assured of getting a quality instrument that has been through our 12 point inspection and cleaning process, which allows you the greatest chance of success.

Get The Right Fit

Once you establish your budget and needs, we will hand pick a few options that fit the best.

You won’t be pressured into more expensive equipment and you won’t have to wade through a bunch of instruments that don’t work for you.

Need a Teacher?

We have one on one online lessons for ages 5 and up.

Click here for more information.

We know how intimidating it is to venture into the music world as a first generation player.

The process for getting a new instrument or bow is simple:

1. Email Us

And discuss your needs.

We’ll handpick the best for your budget and needs and deliver it to you.

Your instrument or bow has been prepared specially for you.

2. Test Drive a Bow and/or Instrument

You can try an instrument or bow risk free for a week.

Feel confident you love it.

3. Feel Awesome Making Music

You’ll have all the best tools and knowledge to feel awesome making music with other people.

Azure violins has the following products and services to help you with your musical journey:

Violin rentals and sales

Viola rentals and sales

Cello rentals and sales

1/8th size and up

Onsite and knowledgable repair, restoration, and making

Private and Small Group Lessons

Unique Tonewood Jewelry

Accessories and Books

Kun and Everest

Essential Elements


An assortment of rosins

Strings and more!

Stop Stressing Out Over Where To Begin And Discover Joy In Playing Music

Most people feel intimidated with learning a new instrument. With expert lessons, rentals, and repairs from Azure Violins, you’ll become a confident musician that has fun playing music with other people.

At Azure Violins we know that you want to feel awesome making music with others. In order to do that, you need to feel comfortable playing a musical instrument.

The problem is you don’t know where to start which makes you feel intimidated, alone, and overwhelmed.

As fellow musicians, we believe if music is the universal language, you should be able to have your say.

We understand how intimidating it is to venture into the music world as a first generation player, which is why we have helped hundreds of musicians along their musical journeys from selecting the first instrument to their forever instrument, taught first notes to soloistic concertos, and have helped with repairs and maintenance all along the way.

You don’t have to be a pro to enjoy playing music

We believe you don’t have to be a professional musician to play music with other people, deserve a great instrument, or know how to take care of your instrument.

We’re here to help

Owners Kari and Channing Azure have over a decade of experience working in music stores as violin techs or teachers and each are happy to advise you on the next step.

The Plan

Here’s how we do it:

Call us. We're here for You. We'll listen to your needs and help you find what you're looking for.

Whether in need of lessons or repair, we have experts on hand to help you.

Have fun making music.