Welcome to Black Cat Bow Repair and Restoration!

We are a family run business based in Northwestern Pennsylvania that offers professional quality bow rehairs and repairs. Our repair and restoration work is completed by an experienced and knowledgeable repairman, who is also an accomplished musician.  

We service bows for:
  • Several major violin shops along the East Coast
  • Wonderfully talented professional musicians, both chamber and orchestral
  • Students pursuing music degrees in college or schools of music
  • Suzuki studios and their instructors
  • Anyone who loves stringed instruments!

Attention College Students! 

Call to hear about our discounts for music major or music minor students!

Quality Work and Affordable Prices

We pride ourselves on quality work, with a quick turn around time, and strive to offer next day service on all rehairs. Whether you are local or across the country, we offer our repair work and shipping prices at an affordable rate.

In some cases, we offer pick up and delivery for a small fee in certain areas to make bow service easy and convenient.

Are we near your neck of the woods? 

We are within easy driving distance of the following ensembles and schools:

  • Erie Philharmonic
  • Erie Chamber Orchestra
  • Erie Jr. Philharmonic
  • Erie Youth Symphony
Colleges or Schools of Music:
  • State University of New York,Mason School of Music--Fredonia NY
  • Edinboro University--Edinboro PA
  • Mercyhurst College--Erie PA
  • Jamestown Community College--Jamestown NY
  • Slippery Rock University--Slippery Rock PA
  • Allegheny College--Meadville PA
  • Grove City College--Grove City PA
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania--Indiana PA
  • Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus- University Park, PA
We are also centrally located a few hours drive from major cities such as Pittsburgh PA, Harrisburg PA, Cleveland OH, Buffalo NY, and Rochester NY.

For customers driving some distance for repair work, please call ahead to schedule an appointment time to have your work done while you wait.