Country String Shop

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Music Academy

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Located in Campbelltown, PA, the 1930
Volunteer Fire Company Building has been home
to the
Country String Shop and
Music Academy since 1998.

The Country String Shop entrance and parking
are located on the west side of the building.



About Robert Kain                         
           COUNTRY STRING SHOP ...





 Watercolor by Jennifer M 2010

The Country String Shop and Music Academy is a full-service stringed instrument repair facility that also features handcrafted instruments, including Robert Kain Violins, and other instruments priced for the beginner to the professional.  

Known primarily as a string repair facility and violin shop specializing in bowed instruments, owner/luthier Bob Kain has been repairing and building instruments since 1976.


We maintain a list of available stock on our “Instrument Specials” page.  These instruments can be seen and played at the Country String Shop, where you receive personalized attention and each instrument can be personally evaluated.  Our instruments include quality accessories and shop adjustments at no additional charge.  We never charge a setup fee.  We quote ready-to-play outfit prices with no hidden charges and service guarantees unmatched by any other business.  Customers are pleasantly surprised by our selection and our competitive, affordable prices.

We are dedicated to offering quality products and expert in-house service at reasonable rates.  We are avid supporters of music education in our schools and community.  Experience the advantages and expertise offered by a violin shop professional.









The Country String Shop specializes in expert repair service for all stringed acoustical instruments:

  • Bow repairs--rehairs, frogs/tips/grips, straightening/recambering
  • Violin repairs--repairs/adjustments, new bridges, restorations, refinishing
  • Adjustments/repairs to guitars, banjos, mandolins, dulcimers, harps,
    and more





                      Monday                 Closed
                      Tuesday-Friday     11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
                      Saturday               10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
 Other times by appointment.


        Lower Level, Music Academy Building
2849 Horseshoe Pike, PO Box 499
Campbelltown, PA  17010

        address for GPS service:  2849 Horseshoe Pike, Palmyra, PA 17078

          Phone (717) 838-8732    FAX (717) 838-9206