Peter Horn is a graduate of the famous Mittenwald Violinmakers School in Germany. He was selected and brought to America in 1955 by Heinrich Roth, of Scherl & Roth, Inc., where he worked in their violin shop until 1972.

Formerly Horn & Son of downtown Cleveland, Peter has relocated his shop to his home in Brecksville, Ohio. Click the directions tab at the top to find the location of the new studio.

Peter is well known for his expertise in the repair and restoration of stringed instruments of every kind and quality, as well as bows, ethnic and baroque instruments.

Peter is passionate about passing his years of experience on to the next generation of violinmakers. Many of his former repair students are working in the industry today throughout the country. He continues in this effort and is available for master classes or continuing education tailored to the needs of any individual, from the beginner to the current repair professional who wishes to further hone his or her skills.

Contact Peter at the studio by calling 216.526.2606. or email him at