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About Terra Nova Violins

Abbas Selgi, the owner of Terra Nova Violins, has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of lutherie. In 1997, he immigrated to San Antonio from Tehran, where he had a successful violin-making shop. He brought his family shortly afterward and realized his dream of becoming an American citizen. Abbas spent the next several years building a strong and growing business throughout Central and South Texas, and in 2006 he outgrew the small workshop in his house where it all began and started Terra Nova Violins at its current location. Now, there are two convenient locations to serve our customers. Come see us in Austin, TX or San Antonio, TX.

Something For Everyone

Today, Terra Nova Violins is the choice of professional players, educators, and students alike. Our focus on top-quality instruments set up in-house to the highest standards means that you will always find the tools you need to succeed as a string player. And our obsession with providing unmatched customer service ensures that your instrument-buying experience will be pleasant, informative and successful.

Our inventory is constantly changing and improving, so visit us often to see what we have to offer!
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