Cremona is probably the most important center of violin making in the World. and Stefano Trabucchi is one of the best known makers there. The tone is brilliant and responsive. .
Cremona is considered the most important center of violin making in the World. and Stefano Trabucchi is one of the best known makers there. The tone is brilliant and responsive.
Born in 1976, Marcello Bellei trained at the Parma violin making school under Renato Scrollavezza. This gifted maker has won numerous awards for his instruments.
Robert Glier was born and trained in Markneukirchen, moving to Cincinnati in 1885. He first worked for Wurlitzer before establishing his own successful shop.
Beginning in the latter part of the 19th century, William Lewis & Sons in Chicago was one of the most important violin shops in the world. Their instruments labeled Gustav August Ficker were always of highest quality
The Heffler workshop in Forcheim, Germany has been producing fine violins for many years. We have been offering them for over ten years since we first met Klaus and his son.
The firm of Laberte-Humbert in Mirecourt was formed at the beginning of the 20th century by the important luthier Marc Laberte. This violin is an excellent example of the work of this important firm.
The Collin-Mezin workshop made fine violins from the end of the 19th century until the 1950s. The "Le Victorieux" were Charles II own model.
Though the Heberlein workshop produced many instruments, they maintained high standards of quality, both in workmanship and tone.
Bob Wenzel studied at the Salt Lake violin making school in the 1970s alongside classmates who were to become some of the most important American Makers, including Jay Ifshin.
Boquay along with Claude Pierray was the premiere early Parisian maker. Built on the grand Amati pattern, this violin has a nice full, rich tone.
This beautifully made and attractive violin has a exceptionally nice warm tone.
Alfred Waller was a respected maker in Minneapolis for nearly forty years, making almost 200 instruments. He worked with Mathais Dahl then opening his own workshop in 1932. This is a nice example of his work.
The Aubert workshop is famous for the very finest bridges for bowed string instruments. For many years they have also maintained a very small workshop making very fine violins, violas and cellos.