Brobst Violin Shop was founded in 1966 by Loren and Gerald Brobst, father and son. Built upon a foundation of excellence in craftsmanship, innovation, and honest business practices, the company has grown from serving local musicians and students to an enterprise with an international clientele. David Brobst is a restorer, maker and connoisseur with a master’s degree in fine art for painting and sculpture. Sharon Brobst Barnum is a bowmaker and restorer, as well as a talented singer and violinist, with a degree in musical performance. Graydon Barnum is a connoisseur and manager of business affairs, as well as a talented musician with a degree in music industry. Gerald’s wife Emily is a former strings teacher with a degree in musical performance and education, and manages the string music department. Our family and staff welcomes your business and the opportunity to serve you!
With 50+ years of experience–as performers, craftsmen, and connoisseurs–the Brobst family understands the excitement and inspiration that comes when you find the perfect instrument.
Please remember, dealing with four generations of Weavers means that there is substance to our shop. We have a well respected name to protect. After 113 years, there is undeniable evidence of our sustaining power. We know instruments in every intrinsic way and look forward to helping you in your search for the perfect match.
CENTREVILLE MUSIC SHOP is located in the heart of Centreville,VA Fairfax County. Our specialties are school band and orchestra instrument rentals, sales, repairs. We always try our best to provide better services and products to our valuable LOCAL customers. We are located just off route 28,29 and 66. Easy access from Fairfax, Bristow, Chantilly, , Sterling, Manassas, Haymarket, Clifton,Vienna, Gainesville, Oakton, South Riding… .Our rental instruments are recommended by many school and private music teachers . We also provide lesson studios to great instructors and they teach PIANO, VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO, FLUTE, GUITAR, DRUMS, CLARINET, SAXOPHONE, BASSOON AND BASS. Please check the websites and contact us if you have any questions.