Singapore-born Ming Xi has been playing the violin since the age of 10. Upon graduation from university Ming Xi decided to apply his mechanical engineering expertise to the ebullient science of sound.
He has since created many highly regarded violins and established himself as a leading repairer and restorer of string instruments. In 2003 The Straits Times described Ming Xi as “the country’s modern day musical Geppetto”.
In spite of all his achievements Ming Xi never stops learning and improving his skills. He aspires to see more students and musicians alike appreciating the importance of properly set-up and well-maintained string instruments. Helping music lovers bring out the best in their instruments is the driving force behind his commitment to his craft.