Offbeats specializes in the sales and repair/restoration of bowed and fretted string instruments, bows, and accessories. We also offer an extensive lesson program in a wide variety of instruments.


We specialize in the fine repair and restoration of bowed and fretted string instruments, from basic maintenance to full-scale restoration.  

Sales and rentals

Our inventory includes a wide range of fine new, used, and vintage instruments and bows. In addition to violins, we also have excellent guitars, violas, cellos, and basses in stock. Please call to inquire about our full inventory.  


We offer lessons in violin, fiddle, viola, cello, voice, and guitar for either individuals or groups/ensembles. Individual students interested in being part of an ensemble can be added to our small-ensemble program and connected with other students to form a performance group.