"Shaker Violin Repair is fast and dependable to provide top quality and affordable instrument services." John Butto, Northeast Music, Inc., Latham, NY; email:;

"Very few people love violins as much as Steve Iachetta does. His luthier work on fine tools I know he cherishes as much as I did, shows this. He is truly dedicated to quality workmanship and takes pride in keeping the instruments sounding and looking their very best."  Master Luthier (retired), Herb George, Delmar, NY; email:

"Shaker Violin Repair provides the best quality and value for string instrument set-up and repair services. Steve goes above and beyond what is expected to keep our students and teachers instruments in perfect performance condition."  Kathleen Kniskern; Kniskern Music House, Inc.; Saratoga Springs; email:;