About Us

Abbas Selgi, the owner of Terra Nova Violins, has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of luthierie. In 1997 he emigrating to San Antonio from Tehran, where he had a successful violin-making shop, and shortly afterward brought his family 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.

Today Terra Nova Violins is the choice of professional players, educators and students alike, with a vast offering of instruments and bows to meet even the most discerning of clients. 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!