Violin, viola & cello luthier & restorer.
On leaving school at eighteen Mark studied Musical Instrument Technology at Merton College, London, graduating with distinction. He then went on to the internationally renowned Newark School of Violin Making, again graduating with distinction. On graduation from Newark, Mark restored and repaired for the Royal College of Music before setting up his workshop in Cornwall. Sixteen years on, Mark has become a fine and established contemporary maker. His violins, violas and cellos are played by musicians all over the world. As well as making new instruments Mark continues to repair, restore and carry out sound adjustments. In any discipline of the arts it is important to refresh, improve and learn new skills. Over the last seven years Mark has studied Antiquing and Copying Techniques with Samuel Zygmuntowicz, Varnish and Colour Theory with Gregg Alf and Fine Restoration with Hans Nebel. All of these courses taking place at the Niccolo Paganini Convention at Parma, Italy.
7 St Mellans Terrace
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