Bishop Strings Are Proudly Supporting

Windsor International String Competition

Now in its 4th year, Sean has been heavily involved in the founding of this now prestigious and unique competition for string players. We would recommend all aspiring string players to enter! Cash prizes, Concerto and performance opportunities and a fine new bow from our collection!

Italian violins in London

Each year Bishop Instruments & Bows hold an exhibition of new makers from Cremona represented by the Consortium of Violin Makers 'Antonio Stradivari'. For 4 weeks in November, 2016 we will showcase 50 new makers from Cremona and other Italian centres of violin making. Come try them, take them away, buy them if you want! More news soon!

Berkshire Maestros

Youth music run throughout Berkshire, Children from 3 years up to the late teens. My children are all involved!


Arpeggione are a fantastic group that run viola camps, concerts etc. As an ex-violist I love to help these guys!