The birth of the first course of violin making of the Municipality of Milan dates back to 1978 when the Municipal School of Music established a free course for the reconstruction and restoration of antique musical instruments . He then created, in the old artisan district of the island, a workshop of luthier where, by the architect Marco Tiella guide, a group of students rediscovered a craft tradition. Later he was asked to the most qualified professionals of Italian violin making to attend start of the teaching activity. Among the best known Scrollavezza we must remember the teacher who taught for two years with his pupil Luca Primon, which left the task to continue.
Careful research dosing and manual labor has characterized from the beginning the structure of the courses that were transformed then into the Civic School of Violin Making favoring the business address.
The formation of the violin maker, builder and restorer of stringed musical instruments, is still based on a close relationship with the teacher, built through years of school – workshop with the support of a scientific basis and historical-musical. The rediscovery of an ancient craft through the use of new technologies and a group work by teachers in collaboration with cultural institutions, associations and operators in the sector, are the main elements of the school project.