Via Formis, 5 35129 Padova, Italy
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I was fortunate enough to learn the art of violin making through two parallel paths; the workshop and the school.

Over the last three years I have attended the Violin Making School of Parma, led by Renato Scrollavezza, and worked at the ‘Giovanni Lazzaro’ studio in Padua, where I refined my knowledge and discovered the secrets of restoration.

In 2006 I moved to London to learn the tricks and methods of restoration of the British, given their connoisseurship of violin restoration skills. During my time there, after a stint at Bridgewood & Neitzert, I was lucky enough to study and work on great eighteenth-century Italian instruments, at the one of the few remaining large-scale restoration workshops in the world, The Florian Leonhard workshop-house.

I attended refresher courses by Guy Rabut, Hans J.Nebel and Andrea Ortona, where I perfected techniques, such as ‘set-up’, ‘touch-up paint’, and where I learnt about the most innovative methods of restoration.


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Country Italy
State/Province Veneto
distance: 16,059 Kilometers
Address Via Formis, 5 35129 Padova, Italy
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