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Violin Making School of America - VMSA - The Violin Making School of America. Have questions, or just ready to talk to a member of our staff? America’s Premier Violin Making School Since 1972 Learn more. A complete list of our alumni, plus a featured student. Everything you need to know about paying for school.
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Violinists, instrument makers, and woodworkers will delight in this fresh approach to violin making. In clear, straightforward writing accompanied by more than 100 sketches and drawings, this book demystifies the process, debunking the myth that violins can only be made by experienced craftspeople. Using common and readily available woods and tools, anyone can make their own violin that will...
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Cremona Tools, equipment and accessories for violin making, bow making and restoration. Every order placed on our website is covered by the right of cancellation Learn More >. Currently over 50 countries qualify for express international shipping. Learn More >. All the sensible data are protected...
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ViolinsOnly.com offers info on violin stores, makers, accesories, parts, making, history, and more. Our virtual journey into the violin world starts with a short incursion into the history of the violin. We will try to find out when and where the violin was invented, its origins, and its...
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The American Violin is a comprehensive history book of violin and bow making in America from the Violin Society of America and the Library of Congress. The American Violin project was made possible with the generous support of the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers, the Library of...
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Established by Master Luthier Mike Sheibley, Specialty Violin Making Products offers the highest-quality Violins, Violas, Cellos, and Basses as well as stringed instrument accessories -- violin and cello bows, cases, rosin -- and violin parts -- tonewood, fittings, bridges, chinrests and shoulderrests, fingerboards, finetuners, soundposts, wolftone eliminators. Specialty Violin Making Products...
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The Chicago School of Violin Making thouroughly prepares students in the art and skills of violin making. The full-time course of study is 3 1/2 years. Our school is located in Skokie, Illinois. The Chicago School of Violin Making focuses its instruction on developing basic skills necessary for graduates to enter the field of violin making and repair as professionals. During the three-year...
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Guitar building: online discussions and interactive courses on acoustic guitar building, electric guitar making, archtop guitar building, bass guitar building, guitar repair, violin making, dulcimer making, mandolin building and all other types of lutherie; pickup winding; flute making; brass instrument repair; drum making and all other types of musical instrument construction and repair. Is an...
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Xiaodong Guan, Luthier: maker of Violins, Violas, Cellos. He trained in the Department of Instrument Making of the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, personally studying under professor Quan Zheng, gold medal winner or finalist in most of the violin-making competitions of the world (including Gold Medal for both best violin and best sound at the 9th International Tchaikovsky Competition...
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Christopher Dungey is a violin maker specializing in the new making of cellos. He graduated from The Newark School of Violin Making in England with 'Distinction' in 1982. After returning to the states he worked in Los Angeles for Hans Weisshaar and Thomas Metzler learning the fine art of restoration. He is a current member of the AFVBM Inc. and has won numerous cello-making awards.
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Peter Goodfellow Violins, Violas and Cellos. Award winning violin maker based in Miltonduff near Elgin, Scotland. Peter Goodfellow an award winning maker of fine quality concert violins, violas and violoncellos. Now based in Sydney, Australia. He studied at the Newark School of Violin Making graduating in 1999 with an Upper Merit. Peter's passion is in crafting . The inspiration for his work is...
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Slobodkin Violins is a full-service violin shop in Bangor, Maine, offering violins, violas, cellos and accessories in all price ranges. He was awarded a Certificate of Merit for Workmanship by the Violin Society of America in 1996 and a second prize for violin making at the Art of Sound International Violin Making Competition in 2014. He is a member of the American Federation of Violin and...
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Bowworks, sells bowmaking supplies and materials for the construction, restoring and maintenance of bows for the violin, viola, cello and bass and other musical instruments that require bows to be played. If you are coming to this site because you saw the bow maker Steven Beckley on the DIY Network's "Handmade Music " show, you can see his handmade violin bows on his violin bow maker site. At...
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Whether you are shopping for an instrument or bow, are in need of repair or supplies, would like to know the value of an instrument you own, or want to rent an instrument for yourself or child, you can come to us with confidence. A Violin Maker's Workshop presents qualified skill and expertise in all aspects of instrument making, repair and handling. The art of instrument making has been passed...
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The Southern California Violin Makers Workshop, held each summer in Claremont, California, provides violin and bow makers of all skill levels the opportunity to learn from internationally recognized experts in the field. The Southern California Violin Makers Workshop, held every summer since 2006, provides a unique environment where participants of all levels can learn about violin and bow...
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May, 1983 Moved to Chicago, Illinois USA and worked for W.H.Lee Company. Nov, 1984 Gold medals for both of Violin and Viola at International. Sep, 1977 Accepted at Cremona Violin Making School, Cremona Italy. May, 1981 5th place at Henryka Wieniawskigs International Violin. Oct, 1982 Silver Medals for both of Violin and Viola at Antonio. Jun, 1981 Graduated from the Cremona Violin Making...
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Charline Dequincey is a luthier trained in French methods of making and restoring the instruments of the string quartet. She graduated with honours in 2004 from France’s national violin-making school in Mirecourt after five years of studies. During and following her education, she took several apprenticeships in France and then continued to expand her expertise by broadening her understanding...
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Sullivan Violins is a full service studio for stringed instrument players of all levels. We provide individual consultation and the expertise to assist customers in selecting, maintaining and restoring violins, violas, cellos and bows. “Of all my endeavors, making represents the pinnacle of my craft. There is no greater satisfaction than making a beautiful sounding instrument and hearing it in...
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Welcome to our site. We run a full service violin shop near Denver, Colorado, specializing in repair, restoration and building of fine violins, violas and cellos. Whether you are in the market for an instrument, find yourself in need of a repair or restoration... or simply have an appreciation for the violin family, its music or the art of violin making... these pages will hopefully be of...
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Peter Lam, Violin maker in New York City. Offering Sales of fine violins, repair and restoration service in New York City. Our Violin Shop is located in Upper West Side of Manhattan. Peter Lam, Violin Maker, established his violin making and repair shop in the Greater New York City. Over 30 years experience in violin, viola and cello making, repair and restoration, the shop specializes in sales...
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