At least 60 stringed instruments will be played and on display to honor his 40-plus–year career
tales of the trade
In the intensive three-year program, students build a total of seven instruments: six violins and one viola, which they may keep or sell.
Celebrating 45 years of making violin varnish and other products for luthiers and artists, Dr. Georg Kremer has spent a lifetime crafting products that faithfully recreate the past.
Yam Uri Raz started out fixing guitars before founding Yam Violins around 2018 as a small, single-maker operation in the town of Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Joseph Kun’s experience teaching and playing coupled with his work as a luthier drove him develop the Kun shoulder rest in 1972. The company celebrates 50 its 50th anniversary this year.
Andrew Baker, founder of Leatherwood Bespoke Rosin in New South Wales, Australia, tailor-makes rosin to the specific needs of a string player.
Iris Carr is one of the go-to luthiers for violin restoration work, particularly neck grafts and detailed retouching, thanks to her eye for texture and color.
Luthier Rozie DeLoach not only repairs stringed instruments and bows, but she brings their stories to life as co-host of the popular Omo podcast.
While he makes modern bows, Richard Riggall’s specialty is early bows, primarily of the Baroque era. It is a mystifying and, for him, exceedingly satisfying endeavor.
By Greg Cahill | From the March-April 2021 issue of Strings magazine Eric Aceto of Ithaca Stringed Instruments (ISI) grew up in a family of musicians and ar... Read More...