Gregory S Sapp Violins
Musical Instruments in Chicago, IL
Greg Sapp's reputation as a skilled restorer, repairer and maker of fine violins is known across the country. Now, this top level of craftmanship is being joined with an equally top level of client service, courtesy of Mel, Greg's wife. Mel takes great pride in delivering assistance to the professional musician searching for just the correct shoulder rest, as well as the parent looking to meet the confusing world of stringed instruments.
read moreOur inventory is always growing and we continue to add new products to satisfy the needs (and wants!) of our customers. We will special order any item that you need, so don't be afraid to ask for something if you don't see it. In Strings, we are very competitively priced. And, if you purchase your Strings at Sapp Violins, Installation is Free! We will also special order any specialty strings that you may need. Sheet Music We carry the Etudes, Scales, Method Books and Ensemble works most often required by local teachers.
read moreGreg has been providing repair and restoration to Musicians and Dealers for over 25 Years. He has had the pleasure of working on some of the world's finest violins, violas and cellos. The repair pictured below is only one example of the exceptional craftmanship and skill he brings to the task of restoring an instrument. In addition to repair, he is also skilled at tonal adjustments. Each instrument has its own character and it takes years of experience to hone the skills necessary to bring out the best in each individual instrument.