• Custom fitting helps students of all levels and reach their full potential.
  • Our sales consultants are also instrument makers.
  • Repairs by experienced violin makers.


Welcome to the Seman Violins website. 

In business in Skokie since 1989, we recently moved to a new location at 4447 Oakton St. We have a fine selection of Violins, Violas, Cellos, Basses, and Bows along with accessories and cases. We serve clients as near as Chicago and the North Shore and our reach extends across the nation and internationally. From professionals to students, and we strive to make every client happy. If have any questions or need a consultation call us at 847-674-0690.

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  • Since I am rarely called upon live or in the studio to perform orthodox, I can’t begin to describe what a pleasure it is to own a violin so smoothly articulate and so completely tonally colored as to be up to any task demanded of it; Pop, rock, classical, jazz,country or hip-hop this violin has all the character presence and warmth to tackle any application. In short-THIS VIOLIN ROCKS!
    David Ragsdale
  • Everyone always asks who made my violin. They even ask if it is the real Gaurneri. The sound is deep, rich, and incredibly warm. It fills up an entire hall with the biggest sound. This is one of the best violins I’ve ever used and my attachment to the instrument is separable. Thank You to the Rachel Elizabeth Barton Pine Foundation for loaning me this instrument and Peter Seman for making this extraordinary work of art.
    Gallia Kastner

We have some great things happening in our concert hall in the next few weeks!

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Sunday June 21st. @ 7pmSeman Violins Concert hall 4447 Oakton St. Skokie, IL 60076 BYOB Tickets $30. Space is limited. Reserve a seat by emailing..

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Great workshop with Christian Howes tonight! Thanks Christian!

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hEY! We have a great concert and workshop here tomorrow night:

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WE keep rolling out the shows. Christian Howes is back this time. April 28th @ 7 p.m. Be there

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