Our instructors have spent decades learning the fine art of making and restoring stringed family instruments and bows. Some have entered the field through playing, while others from various technical fields. All are accomplished artists in their own right and many are award-winning makers, some having received recognition in competitions with the distinction of Hors' Concours from the Violin Society of America. This is an important honor received after having earned three gold medals in VSA International Competitions. This qualifies the honoree to judge competitions making them an excellent resource for information. We hope to pass their extensive knowledge and experience to the next generation of makers and restorers through demonstrations, instruction, and professional example.
Because our instructors are active with industry organizations it may be necessary for them to bow out for a season. Many of our instructors have returned to teach workshops while others are active with the VSA fulfilling their elected duties for the upcoming competition and convention in Aneheim, CA this November. Check the site in mid-November for the 2023 Schedule of Workshops.
Registration opens December 15, 2023. Thank you for your continued support.