Handmade violin based on the 1718 Maurin Stradivari

Tchaikovsky concerto

Bach E partita

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This violin was made in the white when I undertook the violin making course at Chapel Violins in 2011.  It was varnished in 2014, and has been donated for use in the Junior Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. It is modelled on the 1718 Maurin Stradivari, which is in the collection of fine instruments at the Royal Academy of  Music. 
Excerpts played by John Mills, leader of the renowned Tippett Quartet, John Wilson Orchestra, and co-leader of the English Chamber Orchestra.

You can see and play my instruments by appointment at my workshop in Singleton, Lancashire   

tel 01253 895063

or at the workshop of William Szott in Manchester 

tel 07702 190 488


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