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The Shar Repair & Restoration Service
SHAR Repair & Restoration Service
Our experienced staff is ready to serve you
Providing repair & restoration service for instruments in all price ranges, from rare, vintage instruments to
student model violins, violas, cellos & basses.
Providing basic repairs and routine maintenance as well as extensive restorations on instruments and bows. We welcome you to visit the SHAR Repair & Restoration Shop in Ann Arbor. You may also arrange to send your instrument or bow to us for repair and restoration service.

We will gladly answer your instrument questions, assess and schedule any necessary repairs, and perform tonal adjustments. Stop in or contact us for an appointment:
800.438.4538 x276 or email

If you are ready to send in your repair, please download and print our Customer Repair Request Form, fill it out, and include it with your instrument or bow.

Repair Shop Hours:

Sunday, Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm

Meet our Experienced Staff
Ashot Vartanian Ashot Vartanian, Instrument Restoration
Mr. Vartanian joined our restoration staff in 1996 after serving on the restoration staffs of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, the International School of Violin Making in Cremona, and working with such noted luthiers and restorers as Giobatta Morassi, Giorgio Scolari, and Vahakn Nigogosian. In addition to his restoration work, Mr. Vartanian is also a recognized maker who has received international recognition for his mastery of the luthier's craft by being awarded Laureate and Diplomat prizes at competitions in Poland, Bulgaria, Moscow, and Cremona.
Also in our Shop:
Bob Clark: Instrument Repair
J. Ryan Bodiford: Instrument Repair
John Perrett: Bow Repair
For inquiries on repairs please call 734.786.4411 or 800.438.4538 x276 or email