These craftspeople are the foundation of our organization. We are proud to highlight these makers who are active both locally and internationally.
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Angel Alvarez is originally from Mexico City. He was trained at the school of violin making
She attended the International School of Violinmaking in Cremona Italy at the age of 19
A trained violist, Thérèse Girard received in 1980 a Canada Council grant to study at the Internatio
He combines the old with the new to add his personal touch, that little spark that is Martin’
After a career spanning close to 40 years, André Lavoye remains one of Québec’s most versatile
Creating an instrument specifically for each musician, from wood selection to final tone adjustment
Mr Lotter lives and works in Toronto. His instruments are played by a wide variety of professionals
Former workshop manager at Raffin Archetiers et associés in Paris, Diploma bowmaking – Mirecourt Fr
Stephen Quinney has been making, repairing and restoring violins, violas and celli for over twenty
Sibylle created new instruments every year of her working life, including a cello annually
Christopher Sandvoss is an internationally recognized violin maker, musician, and pedagogue.
Raymond has been an active member and on the boards of the American Federation of Violin and Bow
Jean-Benoît Stensland began his apprenticeship in Montreal under luthier Antoine Robichaud
After returning to Canada in 1987 he opened a workshop with Sibylle Ruppert in Paisley, Ontario.