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Frank's Violins - 317-251-5950
Indiana's String Instrument Specialist
Musicians serving Musicians since 1973
Violins, Violas, Cellos, Basses, Bows, Mandolins, Guitars and more! 
Bowed Instruments - Fretted Instruments - Instruction - Store Photos
Violin Workshop - Instrument Rentals - Instrument Makers List - Directions
 Holiday Hours: Closed December 24th to the 29th
Open Friday, December 26th from 10-6pm
Regular hours resume on Tuesday, December 30th

Frank's Violins
has joined company with
Piano Solutions!  

We are now 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 250 pianos on site) under one roof!
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Our featured violin is this late 1920's Ernst Heinrich Roth violin from Germany...   

Click here to see Benjamin Parrott's handcrafted violins!

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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 6 pm
Sunday Closed

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Frank's Violins
575 W. Carmel Dr.
Carmel, IN  46032
(From I-465 take Hy 31 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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NEW! - Frank's favorite video clips on YouTube!
Don't miss these classic performances!  Our hand picked playlist of 70+ videos...great stuff!

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

Acoustic Oasis TV - Check out David Grisman's video stream!   

Musical Instruments
Violins, violas, cellos, basses and bows from all areas of the world.  Various makers include Gill, Eastman Strings, Samuel Shen, Water Violet Bows, Coda Bows, Arcos Brazil, Jon Paul, Angel Violins, Lady Duncan, 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 available, we also consign, appraise, buy and trade instruments.

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)
Click here for rental details!

Benjamin Parrott Workshop
Expert Repair & Restoration

On-site instrument and bow restoration and repair by our degreed luthier, Benjamin Parrott.  Click here to see one of his hand built instruments.

Guitars & Mandolins
Guitars and mandolins available from Blueridge, Gitane, Eastman, Kentucky, Flinthill, Durango, Regal and many more.

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.

Stop by and see Benjamin Parrott's beautiful hand work in process...

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Mandolin Lesson tops 90,000 views on YouTube!

The mandolin chord form lesson I posted on YouTube has received over 90,000 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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