Gold medal – VSA Competition

Gold medal – VSA Competition

On November 17th 2022, at the VSA International violin making competition in Los Angeles, I won a Gold Medal for Tone and an award for Artisanship for my latest violin.  The competition is usually held every 2 years in the United States and this competition had over...
Bow maker Sandrine Lhermenier

Bow maker Sandrine Lhermenier

This Friday (October21st) and Saturday (October 22nd),   Montreal bow maker Sandrine Lhermenier is visiting my workshop, to assist Ottawa string players with their bows and rehairing. – We’ll also have bows from Sandrine Lhermenier for sale and other fine modern...
Toronto Exhibition

Toronto Exhibition

Toronto Violin and Bow Maker Exhibition September 18th,  Koerner Hall On Sunday, September 18th, I’ll be in Toronto for the luthier exhibition organized by the Canadian Association of Violin and Bow Makers (CAVBM). With instruments and bows from over 30 makers...
RCM – article

RCM – article

An article from the Royal Conservatory of Music on my career and workshop. Link below ! “In a profession that was once renowned for its secrecy, this openness and shared purpose is a revelation. “Great instruments, like great art and great music, are not created...