About us

Scott Cao violinContemporary Violins was formed in Glasgow in 2012 by professional violinists John Robinson and Sharon Haslam. Both are members of the Orchestra of Scottish Opera.

With our combined wealth of experience, both in playing and teaching, we can help you choose the instrument that is right for you and your budget.

We are delighted to be the sole distributers of Scott Cao violins in Scotland.

Scott Cao make a range of violins and violas to suit all abilities, from advancing and conservatoire students to seasoned professionals. The violins play well, sound great and represent outstanding value for money. Our current stock includes two commissioned baroque violins.

Scott Cao violins are being played by talented young musicians attending the specialist music schools of Chethams, St Mary’s, Douglas Academy and the RCS Junior Department as well as by members of NYOS Orchestras and WSSSO.

But don’t take our word for it; come and try a variety of our instruments to judge their sound and playing qualities for yourself.

Please contact us directly for availability.