Elena Bardella was born in Cremona in 1966, in 1984, under the guidance of Master Giorgio Cè, she graduated in the Cremona International Violin Maker School.
In 1982 she who the “Youngest participant” prize in the annual Violin Making Competition of Bagnacavallo.
In 1996 she won the Second Prize in the annual Violin Making Competition of Bagnacavallo.
In 2010 she’s been invited in the Cremona International Violin Maker School as an external examiner.
She has joined several national and international exhibitions and competitions; she cooperated with many magazines and initiatives in Cremonese Violin Making.
Her instruments are in several orchestras in Italy, Germany, Russia, Japan, China, Corea, United States and South America.
She’s one of the founder of “Stradivariazioni”, an association founded in 2013 for promoting Violin Making, Music and Arts, based in Stradivari Home in Cremona.
From 2013 she’s cooperating with the Violin Making School of Milan and Fondazione Cologni as a Tutor for trainees.