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ABOUT US
 
 
Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.
We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry.
 
OWNER:  Andrzej Derkacz - head restorer
 
Andrzej began his instrument restoration journey in 1995 at Kolstein NY, known for their high quality workmanship and integrity. He spent time working and learning techniques of restoration and varnishing of string instruments under the supervision of Barrie Kolstein and Jacob Cralidis. His passion for restoration excelled while working at the String Shop of Arizona with Terrance McShaine.
Andrzej saw the need for the new violin shop in the Phoenix metro area and in 2009 he and his father in-law decided to open Andrew's Fine Violins.
 
CO-OWNER: Stanislaw Cebulski - restorer
 
 
Stanislaw worked with Andrzej Derkacz at
Kolstein and the String Shop of Arizona.
He greatly influenced the idea of opening our own
shop and actually made it all happen. With his high
working ethic, integrity and superior workmanship,
 Stanislaw is giving all of us a great example to follow.
 




LUTHIER - VIOLIN MAKER James McKee

 James McKee found his passion for fine arts at a very early age. He graduated with a degree from the college of visual arts in St. Paul Minnesota. In 1999, James found his passion for violin making and restoration. He began his journey of learning the art of violin making with Jenny Becker where he studied repairs. He then attended the Chicago School of Violin Making where he learned the basics of violin making. He worked for the firm, William Harris Lee & Co and under the renowned maker William Whedbee for several years. He continues to make and repair instruments at Andrew's Fine Violins since September 2017


OFFICE MANAGER: Charles Liu
 
Bio coming soon


Store associates: 

Bruce Wilkinson : Violin

Joshua Mendoza : Cello