Since 1975

David Chrapkiewicz (Rapkievian), formerly located in Maryland and now located in Bar Harbor Maine, is an award winning maker of fine violins and violas. David's shop - Rapkievian Fine Violins and Violas - also provides services such as violin and viola repairs, violin tonal adjustments, and bow rehairing.

David provides:

  • A variety of violins, violas and bows for the professional musician and serious student
  • Optimization of instruments to the musician's style
  • Custom Violins and Violas
  • Expert tonal adjustments
  • Minor repairs
  • Highest quality bow re-hairing
  • Apprentice-made affordable violins