Welcome to Bernhardt House of Violins 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.

Bernhardt House of Violins is also 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. Whether you are in the market for a new instrument or looking for a particular piece of sheet music, our experienced staff is passionate about helping string players of every level find the instrument, bow and accessories that fit them the best.

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Whether it's learning saxophone in school band, taking Saturday piano lessons, or participating in a top-flight youth orchestra, there are tens of millions of kids in the United States learning to play instruments. Way back in 2003, Gallup pollsters figured that at least 84 million Americans play an instrument — continue NPR article