Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras

Violin Auction Mar. 1-Mar. 31, 2018


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Thinking about upgrading your musician’s violin? Now is the time! GBYO is auctioning off a high-quality violin to the highest bidder! The violin has been appraised by respected luthier Atelier Constantin Popescu for $10,000. (Appraisal certificate available upon request.)

Bidding starts at $6,000. GBYO will be the beneficiary of the sale so be generous in your bid! Proceeds will go toward scholarships; new instruments; concert expenses; and exciting new collaborations and performance opportunities.

The violin was made by Violinmaker John Juzek in 1942. It belonged to a former GBYO Concertmaster and has been donated to GBYO to conduct a fundraising auction.

This special violin will be available for viewing and trial with Mr. Hisey on March 10 at 12 noon in the band room. Hear and play the violin before you bid. You won’t be disappointed by the look, feel and sound!

This auction will end at 11 pm on March 31, 2018.

Thank you for bidding and good luck!



Must be 21 years of age or older to bid. 

A bid is considered a binding contract to pay for the violin. Once a bid is submitted, that amount is final and non-negotiable. The winner of the auction is obligated to pay GBYO the amount bid.


Going for $6,000.00

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  • Ending Date – 31st Mar 2018 23:00:00
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Acceptable forms of payment: Check or postal order; cash; PayPal (additional 2.85% fee will be applied).
Winning bidder will be contacted by GBYO for payment and to arrange for transfer of ownership. Sale is final.