Cello Awards

Last November, I was pleased to finish a cello in time to participate in the 23rd International Violin making competition held by the Violin Society of America (VSA) in Cleveland. Among the 68 cellos presented, my instrument was awarded a Double Certificate of Merit : -a Certificate of Merit for Tone by judges and cellists Dane Johansen, Jeffrey Solow and Brian Thornton. -a Certificate of Merit for Workmanship by judges.. Read More

Making a cello

“Very nice cello, with a handsome varnish. The sound is well balanced with a deep and strong C string, which can be difficult to find in a cello. I also like the width and projection of the A string sound.” Paul Marleyn, Professor of Cello at the University of Ottawa www.paulmarleyn.com A musical instrument such as a violin, viola or cello is the result of an accumulation of decisions from.. Read More

Forum des luthiers / Maker’s Forum

Je suis heureuse d’annoncer que je participerai au Forum des fabricants organisé par la maison Wilder & Davis à Montréal le samedi 6 décembre. Ce sera une bonne occasion de revoir des collègues et de présenter au public montréalais un violon 7/8ième et un alto de ma facture. Au programme également, un concert du « Quatuor d’occasion », un récital en duo composé d’Andrew  Wan et Jonathan Crow, suivit d’une démonstration de.. Read More