The Chicago School of Violin Making offers a full time, three year course, preparing our graduates to start a career in violin making and repair.

Students learn by making instruments in the violin family, guided by teachers who focus on aiming for the highest levels of traditional craftsmanship.

We rely on the generous support of our friends. We have a highly respected faculty and a Board dedicated our world class program.

If you have questions or requests for further information regarding our program the Chicago School of Violin Making looks forward to hearing from you.


Monday through Friday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Closed Saturdays and Sundays

847-673-9545 • 3636 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60076 •

The Chicago School of Violin Making, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization authorized for operation by the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

This school is approved for GI Bill® education benefits by the Illinois State Approving Agency.