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Frank's Violins - 317-251-5950
Showroom - Sales - Repair & Restoration - Rentals - Consignment - Appraisals
"Musicians serving Musicians since 1973"
Violins, Violas, Cellos, Basses, Bows, Mandolins, Guitars and more!
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2015 Indiana State Fair "Young Hoosier" Violin Competition

Come and play our new line of Bazzini violins...

 A great selection of fine violins made in the old Italian tradition!

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Store Hours:

Monday 10 to 6 pm
Tuesday 10 to 6 pm
Wednesday 10 to 6 pm
Thursday 10 to 6 pm
Friday 10 to 6 pm
Saturday 10 to 5 pm
Sunday Closed

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Frank's Violins
575 W. Carmel Dr.
Carmel, IN  46032
(From I-465 take Hy 31 (Meridian St.) north to 116th Street east to Guilford St. north to W. Carmel Dr. east, We are located within Piano Solutions on the south side of the street.)

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Local "Talent" caught picking at Frank's Violins!

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Musical Instruments
Violins, violas, cellos, basses and bows from all areas of the world.  Various makers include our Giovanni Bazzini, Gill, Eastman Strings, Samuel Shen, Coda Bows, Arcos Brazil, Jon Paul, Angel Violins, Christopher Pu, Los Angeles String Instruments, Scott Cao, Tanglewood, Marco Raposo, Snow, Horst John and many others.  All instruments are professionally adjusted and set-up for optimum performance and playability.  New and vintage instruments are also available as well as fretted instruments including guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele  We also appraise, buy and trade instruments.  Many people consign instruments to us to sell it for them allowing the customer to retain more value and profit upon sale of the instrument without the Ebay or Craigslist hassles.  Contact us anytime for more details!

Instrument Rentals
All sizes of string instrument rentals available with the best rental program in the area providing quality, well maintained, encouraging rental instruments at great prices.

Violins rental
$20.00 / month
Viola rentals
/ month
Cello rentals
/ month
Bass rentals
/ month
(Prices above include 7% Indiana Sales Tax)
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Expert Repair & Restoration
On-site instrument and bow restoration and repair by our degreed luthiers.  Fretted instrument repair also available!

Guitars & Mandolins
Guitars and mandolins available from Blueridge, Gitane, Eastman, Kentucky, Flinthill, Durango, Regal and many more.  Banjos, ukes and other fretted instruments are available too!

Books & Media
Complete selection of string method books, CD's, DVD's and instructional materials from Hal Leonard, Warner Brothers, Suzuki, Mel Bay, Schirmer, Belwin and many other publishers.

Accessories and more!
Strings, cases, bows, rosin, chin rests, shoulder rests, pegs, tailpieces, fine tuners, bow cases, metronomes, electronic tuners, accessories, instrument and music stands, books, CD's, DVD's, and more.
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NEW! - Frank's favorite video clips on YouTube 
Don't miss these classic performances!  Our hand picked playlist of 100+ videos...great stuff!

Frank's Violins is located within Piano Solutions at
575 W. Carmel Dr., Carmel, IN  46032


The longest serving violin shop in Indianapolis (since 1973) and Indiana's largest piano store (over 300 pianos and keyboards on site) under one roof!

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Mandolin Lesson tops 100,000 views on YouTube!

The mandolin chord form lesson I posted on YouTube has received over 100,000 views!  Click here to see "MandoMarkinIndy" on YouTube for all my video posts. - Mark

New! - Mandolin Lesson Videos and our YouTube Favorites!

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