The Chimneys Violin Shop

Welcome to our
Job Opportunities Page

This page is here to help violin makers, repair people, and luthiers find work. As in most "small nitch" kinds of employment, being picky about where you live, will impact your ability to find work. We encourage you to see your training and your skills as gifts to the communities that need them and consider the job opportunites listed below.

This is a new page (Spring 2017). In the future, we hope, it will be brimming with a lot of jobs and job opportinities for violin makers, luthiers, and repair people.


Job Listings

Star Music, Columbia, SC

Star Music of Columbia, South Carolina has been a tradition in the heart of the state since 1962. We are a family owned business with a hometown feel. We are currently seeking a new luthier for our main location at 1322 Assembly Street. Your duties specific to the lutherie would include set up and maintenance of the rental pool and step up instruments, customer and pool repairs, as well as restorations. Your excellent work will be heavily rewarded in our community. In addition to working with customers in our store, you will have the opportunity to grow the shop through external contact with our client base.

Columbia is a diverse and growing metropolitan area in a beautiful geographic region. Our community maintains a strong commitment to the arts, including diverse programs in the public and private school systems, professional and community orchestras, bands, opera and ballet.

In July 2013 Columbia was called one of the "10 Great Cities to Live In" by Kiplinger Magazine. Parners for Livable Communities has cited Columbia as a top mid-sized market in the nation for relocating families, and included it in it's list of "The 30 Most Livable Communities in America".

For more information and consideration, please send your resume to:
We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you for your time and consideration!