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Welcome to Varnam Strings: Your Premier Destination for Fine Stringed Instruments


At Varnam Strings, we celebrate the beauty, artistry, and elegance of stringed instruments. As a cherished establishment in the heart of Wilmington, North Carolina, we take pride in offering a haven for musicians, enthusiasts, and collectors alike. With a passion for excellence and a commitment to preserving the musical legacy of the past while embracing the innovations of the present, Varnam Strings stands as a testament to our dedication to the world of strings.

**Meet the Owner**

Adrian Varnam, a violinist with a deep appreciation for the nuances of sound and craftsmanship, is the driving force behind Varnam Strings. His lifelong journey through the world of music and instruments has led him to curate a collection that embodies both artistry and technical brilliance. With years of experience performing, and as a small business owner, Adrian's keen understanding of what makes an instrument truly exceptional, plus a dedication to exceptional customer service, informs every aspect of Varnam Strings.

**Our Offerings**

Instrument Sales: We offer an exceptional range of fine stringed instruments, carefully curated to cater to musicians of all levels. From violins that sing with clarity to cellos that resonate with warmth, each instrument in our collection tells a unique story and is an investment in both art and sound.

Rentals: For those embarking on their musical journey or seeking a temporary companion for their artistic endeavors, our instrument rental service provides access to high-quality instruments without compromise. Whether you're a budding prodigy or an adult learner, our rental options are designed to suit your needs.

Repairs and Restoration: Entrust your beloved instruments to our team of skilled luthiers and restorers. We understand that each instrument carries a history and a voice, and we are committed to maintaining their integrity. From minor adjustments to extensive restorations, our meticulous attention to detail ensures that your instrument receives the care it deserves.

**Our Philosophy**

At Varnam Strings, we believe that music is a language that transcends boundaries. We are more than a violin shop; we are a community that fosters a deep appreciation for the art of sound. Our commitment to authenticity, artistry, and education drives us to provide unparalleled service to musicians, educators, and enthusiasts. We strive to create an environment where the pursuit of musical excellence is nurtured, celebrated, and shared.

**Visit Us**

Located in the Castle Street Arts & Antiques District in the heart of Wilmington, NC, our shop is a haven for those who seek the perfect instrument, expert advice, or simply a conversation about the magic of music. Our doors are open, and our knowledgeable staff is ready to assist you on your musical journey.

Thank you for considering Varnam Strings as your destination for all things strings. Join us in celebrating the symphony of life, one note at a time.




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