• 26 Mar 2019 7:18 AM | Elizabeth Kirkendoll (Administrator)

    Hoping to do something pleasing, we send you an invitation to participate in the violin-making contest that will take place in Sesto Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy from 2 to 15 September 2019.
    We invite the members of your prestigious association to participate and we attach the regulation and the registration form.

    for any information write to: or

    competion 2019 Regulation.pdf

    modulo iscrizione concorso 2019.pdf

  • 16 Aug 2017 12:45 PM | Lewis Martinez (Administrator)

    The 14th annual workshops will include two 5-day sessions of violin making with Michael Darnton (June 10-21, Mon-Fri), and two 5-day sessions of bow stick, frog/button making and repair plus advanced restorations with George Rubino (June 10-21, Mon-Fri).

    Lynn Armour Hannings will return in 2020 to teach bow making and repair.

    Call J. Brown at 909-624-0489 or visit for more information.

  • 15 Jan 2016 2:00 PM | Lewis Martinez (Administrator)

    The new American Violin website is now live. A pre-publication offer is available via the site for The American Violin book - A comprehensive survey tracing the development and art of violin and bow making in America, (publication early in 2016. )

    All members who subscribe before the end of 2015 will have their names printed in the book.

    Thank you for your support of this important survey of the evolution of violin and bow making in America.

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Dallas, TX 75244
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