Gregory  J.  Eckes

Making and repairing violin family instruments in the Visalia, CA area since 1977, I started my formal studies in 1980 with Lewis Main Jr. and Senior in Long Beach California.  As a prerequisite to accepting me as a student, I had to show them my first violin.

About Greg

Custom Violins & Violas

I make custom violins and violas in the style of the Italian masters.

My instruments are one of kind.

They are made to exacting specifications that are considered to be standard in the profession.

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Listen to my work. Courtesy of Brandon Encinas.



  • Violins
  • Violas
  • Cellos
  • Basses
  • Bows

If you break it, I can fix it.

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Thank you for visiting my work shop. I would love to make an instrument for you or service the one you have. Please contact me so that I may help you.