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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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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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For making instruments in the violin family. They are successfully used throughout the world. Although the videos are homemade, they contain a wealth of information shared with you personally by a master violinmaker. These were created by Harry Wake in his own workshop using a remote control...
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A modern violin maker located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), my instruments are crafted in the style of the Cremonese Italian violin makers, utilizing historical craftsmanship and modern technology. Here you will find some photos of my work, everything from creation of a new violin, to...
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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...
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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. Welcome to Specialty Violin...
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As every year at the end of September, return to Cremona the most important international appointment for strings instruments and beyond. And as always, we will have special opening times to give you the chance to visit us calmly. Again this year, on Fridays 29 and Saturday 30 September, we open from 9am to 1pm and from 2pm to 8pm, Sunday morning from 9am to 1pm. Friday and Saturday from 6pm to...
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During the June 2013 Workshop videographers from Oberlin caught the flavor of why makers come to Oberlin and what the experience is like. The VSA/Oberlin Violinmaker’s Workshop is a two-week, intensive, graduate level program designed for professional makers. The workshop philosophy is: everyone teaches, everyone learns. Each participant is encouraged to share ideas, …. The same spirit of...
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This sections gives photos and details of the various violins I have made during my first seven years of violin making. Lew Holt of Salem, Oregon. Lew is a gentleman and student of the violin. Georg Klotz, the third son of the famous German violin making family.... Notice the unusual age wear marks on the back of the scroll.
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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 continent, country, and in the case of the United States, by state. But the second and perhaps more...
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High Professional School of violin-making violin viola cello San Filippo in Turin (Italy): the aim is to train a professional violin maker. The aim of the School is to train future professional violin-makers. The method, which has been adapted to an intensive learning approach, is mainly based on laboratory activities and the use of new technologies as a support to traditional building methods....
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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. Director, cinematographer and filmmaker Michael Bernard released an original short film chronicling the story of the Bennings, the family of...
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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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News, advice, discussion, directories, shops and services for violinists, violin teachers and students. Another violinist found himself stuck at an airport, given the option of either handing over his valuable instrument to be packed away in cargo or missing his flight and missing an important gig. Alex "Sasha" Petrin was scheduled to fly from San Jose, Calif. to Dallas, then on to New York...
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We are proud of the superior quality of our hand crafted instruments. Our repairs and restorations are performed by professional violin makers, members of the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers, and graduates of the Chicago School of Violin Making. Come and visit our shop and see how we can meet your needs! Kun Collapsible Shoulder Rest 1/2 & 3/4 Violin, 12" & 13" Viola. Essential...
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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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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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Exceptional collection of instruments by the great makers of the 18th century. The Spanish Stradivarius, José Contreras and more. Exclusive edition for violin makers, collectors, libraries and music enthusiasts. Includes the contribution of renowned expert violin makers, collectors, researchers and scientists. Century in Spain, with particular emphasis on the ‘Spanish Stradivari’, José...
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Guy Harrison is an award winning violin maker based in Ottawa, Ontario. Member of the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers. His violins, violas, and cellos are played throughout the world. Guy Harrison has over 20 years of experience producing high quality modern concert violins, violas and cellos, including antiqued copies of old Italian instruments. Through his study of classic...
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Profit, educational organization founded, in 1958, to encourage and develop the art of violin making. The oldest violin making association in the United States, VMAAI now boasts members from all 50 states and many foreign countries. Violin makers, both accomplished and novice, and others interested in the art, are encouraged to join and participate in the various activities of the group. The...
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