Beekman Violin, Inc. is a family-owned and operated, full-service violin shop, committed to supporting and nurturing the Rhode Island string community. We offer rentals, repairs, and sales of violins, violas, celli, and stand-up basses.
*Note for new school renters: the Preregistration Form for new renters is now available! (Be sure to preregister at least 24 hours before coming in to pick up your rental)*
Stringed instruments are challenging to learn, and there is no way around it – instruction from an experienced player makes all the difference. At Beekman Violin, we offer both individual lessons and small-group classes designed to accommodate our students varying needs, abilities, and budgets.
Our rental program is designed for the prospective musician, child or adult, whose interest in playing a stringed instrument may become a long-term love. Each contract is insured and includes an earned discount towards instrument purchase.
All our maintenance and repair services, from bow-rehairs to full instrument restorations, are offered in-shop at our location in Peace Dale, Rhode Island. Our craftsperson, Mr. Stephen A. Beekman, is a skilled luthier with decades of experience caring for violin-family instruments.
We carry a wide selection of fine violins, violas and celli at the shop for aspiring and professional musicians. We also maintain a small stock of rental grade stand-up basses for sale, and can promptly acquire other high-quality basses upon request.
Our other merchandise includes instrument bows and cases, sheet music, electric instruments, jewelry, tuners, metronomes and more. Please feel free to stop in and browse the shop, or contact us if you have any questions.