Links and contact information for some of my favorite stringed instrumentarians.
tel 401 965-0911
David Van Zandt
A fine violinmaker whose site also includes the most comprehensive listing of makers’ websites and contact information.
An important expert and dealer of historical and modern bowed instruments and bows.
Staten Island, NY
tel 718 816-7878
tel 315 683-9823
The Violin Society of America
Sponsor of important competitions and conferences open to all.
American Federation of Violin and Bowmakers
The more exclusive American organization. This site has contact information for most of the significant makers in North America.
The Orpheon Foundation Museum of Historical Musical Instruments
Specializing in historical instruments and bows, with an extensive list of links to makers. Based in Europe.
Design and production of this web site (David Hawthorne Bowmaker).
tel 617 650-0570