Bernhardt House of Violins is the Upstate's premier string store. BHV specializes in Violins, Violas,Cellos and Basses. From dependable student rental instruments to beautiful professional level instruments, we carry the best variety, quality instruments one can find in South Carolina.

In addition to sales, service, and rental progarms BHV is the Upstate’s leading string instrument repair shop. We have both a luthier and bow maker to take care of instrument and bow repair and restoration.

Information about air travel with musical instruments. U.S. Department of Transportation Issues Final Rule Regarding Air Travel with Musical Instruments WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today issued a final rule to implement section 403 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012, which requires that U.S. airlines accept musical instruments as carry-on or checked baggage on commercial passenger flights, provided that certain co…



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We are happy and proud to announce that Nia Drummand made it into the Greenville County Youth Orchestra's Junior Sinfonia. Nia placed 5th chair viola out of 12 spots, and is one of only a handful of elementary students in the orchesta. Congratulations, Nia!