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I returned to Cremona in 1990 and opened my first workshop on Via Plasio. Five years later I moved my shop to a much more visible location very close to the cathedral on Via Sicardo together with a friend of mine, Giorgio Grisales. After ten years of collaboration with him, I made the decision to open a new independent workshop that would better represent my own personality and my creative...
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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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Robin Aitchison and Sarah Mnatzaganian offer a specialist service to cellists throughout the world. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of professional support to cellists, including the set up and sound adjustment of instruments and the making of world-class contemporary cellos. We...
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Geoffrey Ovington is the only American luthier ever commissioned by the Vienna Philharmonic to make instruments for that orchestra (3 violas in 1991). Other European orchestras in which Ovington violins, violas and cellos are played include the Royal Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, the opera...
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A comprehensive listing of violin makers arranged by country. This site lists hundreds of links to violin makers from around the world. This listing differs from a search engine result in two important ways. The first and most obvious difference is that the violin makers list is organized by...
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Information on violin maker, viola maker and cello maker David Burgess. Link to other violin makers who have won awards. David Burgess has won more violin making contests of truly international scope, won them more consistently, and won them against a greater number of competitors than not only any living violin maker, but any violin maker in history! Never before has a maker, during his...
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Warren Ellison Violin Maker. Modern and Baroque, Viola da Gamba Maker, stringed Instruments, Jericho, Vermont. Providing Musical instrument repair and service in Chittenden County for 30 years. For the last decade Warren Ellison has been building modern and baroque violins, violas and cellos with an occasional gamba or other stringed instrument thrown in for good measure. All instruments are of...
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At Princeton Violins we offer a large varity of Violins, Bows, Violas, and Celos for Rental, Sale, Restoration and Repair. Come to Princeton Violin Shop. New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Violin Maker. Does your violin play like a Stradivarius? All fine violins can have some elements of the sound, and certainly all of the …. That Troublesome E String on your Violin In our quest for optimum...
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Alberti Design offers violin makers and bow makers the highest quality tools available for the building and repairing of stringed instruments. In addition, the Alberti Cello Endpin, made of carbon fiber tubing and aircraft-grade aluminum, is an innovative design that addresses the problems inherent in traditional endpin construction. Alberti Design first produced violin making tools in the...
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Welcome to the home page of Santa Barbara luthier James Wimmer. A professional violin maker since 1980, Mr. Wimmer established his studio in Santa Barbara, California in 1986, choosing the Mediterranean climate and cultural richness of this beautiful city as perfect for the crafting of artist quality violins, violas and violoncelli. Trained in Germany under the careful mentorship of master...
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“I am an apprentice violin restorer and cellist who stumbled upon your website by accident this evening, and I simply had to write a brief note of praise and admiration! I have long felt--and the feeling only deepens as I learn more about these instruments and the people involved in their creation--that musical instruments rise above simple tools for the production of musical sounds and are, or...
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The search for a new instrument is a wonderful adventure. Whether you are an established concert artist, a conservatory student, or someone who plays purely for personal enjoyment, finding the perfect instrument that allows you to create your personal voice is a very rewarding and gratifying experience. Please call or email to inquire about instruments that may be available or to discuss the...
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I have been a full time violinmaker since 1987, with my first shop in Long Island New York, and my current shop near Charlottesville, Virginia. Prior to setting up my own shop, my previous experiences include an internship with Mr. Andrew S. Kim, who taught at the Chicago School of Violinmaking, a job with Stephen McGhee at his restoration shop in Manhattan, and I worked with John Terry in...
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A downloadable online book by Burt Porter and Thurmond Knight, guides the musician in violin and bow maintenance and minor repairs. In the market for a violin? FiddleFix clearly outlines, for the buyer, what to look for and what to avoid in an instrument. It is also a guide for musicians to decide when professional care of their instrument is necessary, where to find such care, what to expect...
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Obert's innovative restoration techniques and his incredible skill at the bench form the foundation of his vast knowledge of the instrument. He and his staff have performed restorations of many famous instruments and provide consultation, services, and restoration work to major collections. Ew, old, and rare concert violins, violas, cellos, and bows, as well as student instruments, rentals, and...
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Started sharing workshop space with the bow maker Donald Cohen in June of 2001. Crafting of new custom-made instruments (Violins, Violas and Cellos). Immigrated to the USA ( Hollywood Ca. ) by the end of 1971. Started my own business in June of 1977 in Swarthmore PA.
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Michael Koeberling If you are interesting on my Violins, Violas or Cellos, or you wish to contact one of my dealers, please give m a call, write me over my Facebook site, or use regular email. info at violin-cello dot com. Startseite :: Michael Köberling - maker of fines concertquality Violins, Violas and Cellos.
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Located in Studio City, Benning Violins is the premiere violin shop in Los Angeles, offering a selection of fine and master crafted violins, violas, cellos and bows for the beginner, student and professional, as well as bow rehairs, rental, instrument rep. Renowned filmmaker Michael Bernard has released an original short film chronicling the story of the Benning family, four generations of...
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Nicholas Frirsz, a fifth generation Master Luthier, has designed and patented a very innovative tailpiece that dramatically improves the projection, balance, and sensitivity of bowed string instruments. The tailpiece creates this transformation by optimizing the harmonics in the after-length, and redistributing the down force on the bridge to bring out the best qualities of your instrument....
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Michael Doran is a Seattle-based maker of violins, violas, and cellos and an acomplished restorer of fine instruments. This way of clamping with string and a dowel is very simple, it applies plenty of clamping pressure to the glue joint and it is light weight. I was introduced to this way of clamping ribs to the blocks by Joe Grubaugh at Oberlin this year. I was amazed.... Almost all violins...
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