Serving Calgary's String Musicians for Over 25 Years

Violins, Violas, Cellos, Basses Calgary


Our winter hours have begun!
We are now open Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

We look forward to your visit!



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!


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 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.

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 longtime 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!

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Mon: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tue: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Wed: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thu: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Fri: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sat: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Closed on Sundays and all statutory holidays.

"Thank you so much for your generous donation to Morningside Music Bridge. This international program is truly one of the great things in Calgary for young musicians. Your donation helps ensure that we can provide it on a scholarship basis."
~Mount Royal University Conservatory

"Thank you so much for your generous support of the Amici String Program. Your donation helps us to continue enriching the musical lives of Calgary children. We appreciate your help."
~Amici String Program

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