V.A. Hill Fine Strings Ltd., Calgary’s First Choice for All Things Strings

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V.A. Hill Fine Strings Ltd.
Proudly Serving Calgary’s Musicians for over 25 Years

V.A. Hill Fine Strings Ltd. is the largest full-service orchestral string instrument shop in Calgary. Whether you are a beginner, an advancing student, or a professional musician, we're confident you'll find our violin shop inviting, our shelves well-stocked, and our staff extremely knowledgeable.

Since our humble beginnings in a backyard garage, V.A. Hill Fine Strings Ltd. has been committed to not only meeting but surpassing our customers' expectations. Due to this commitment, we have an A+ rating with the BBB.

All our instruments are professionally set-up, adjusted, and checked by the musicians and technicians on staff. In addition to our extensive line of student-level instruments, we also acquire and restore fine, older instruments for the advanced to professional player.

Our commitment to musical excellence in our community and abroad has resulted in an outstanding reputation for friendly, professional service. We would like to thank all of our long-time customers for their support over the past 25 years, and if you have never been to V.A. Hill Fine Strings Ltd., we look forward to having you visit our shop!

Musical Mission to Cuba

Any tourists travelling to Cuba or other third-world nations who are willing to take musical donations (strings, repair parts, accessories, etc.) with them in their luggage, please contact our shop as we have many items to pass along to musicians in need.

Thank you!


Perfect your sound with the right investment

Trade-In Policy

Use your child’s old instrument as trade-in credit towards a new one


We carry a wide variety of violin accessories to enhance your performance

Repairs & Restorations

We provide everything from bow repair to gluing of seams & more

V A Hill Fine Strings Ltd

4-6325 11 ST SE

Calgary, AB T2H 2L6


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Monday – Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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