We offer the following services:
Purchases & Sales
- We buy and sell fine quality violins, violas, cellos & bows, specializing in Italian, French, English and German instruments. We are happy to offer a free complimentary appraisal if you would like to sell your current violin, viola, or cello. We will guide you through the process and discuss the best options available to you.
Fine Quality Accessories
- Poesis is an authorized distributor for BAM, Riboni, Thomastik, and Pirastro, which are world-renowned brands for quality and excellence.
Trade-In & Upgrade
- We offer 100% trade-in value if you would like to upgrade your instrument which was previously purchased from us. We also welcome quality instruments from other sources.
Violin, Viola, Cello Appraisal
- We can accurately assess the current value of your violin, viola, cello through an in-person appraisal with one of our experts. For a general, photo-based assessment, you can use our online violin appraisal.
- We highly recommend that you get up-to-date written insurance appraisals to protect the value of your instruments. We have decades of historical data to accurately assess your instrument's value. Same-day services are available for travelling musicians. Click here for pricing.
Repair & Restoration
- We offer world-class restorations of fine old violins, violas, and cellos, including violins by Antonio Stradivari, Joseph Guarneri, and Nicolo Amati.
- Poesis the only source in Canada for rentals of high-quality concert violins. We provide both corporate and individual needs for fine rental violin, viola, and cello.
- Fine violins and bows offer 10-20% annual rate of return, which is safer and more rewarding than stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. For musicians, collectors, and investors interested in a secure, high-return protfolio in fine musical instruments, we would be happy to find an investment instrument for you with our extensive knowledge in the trade.
- Poesis offers professional consultations on acquiring, selling, repairing, appraising, and certifying string instruments.
24/7/365 Customer Service
- Poesis is the leader of customer service in the industry. Should you have questions, please call 778-285-9667 or email through Contact page. We will reply within 24 hours.