Francis Morris is a 1974 graduate of the world-renowned violinmaking school in Mittenwald, Germany. Subsequently he worked with Fritz Baumgartner in Basel, Switzerland, and at the shops of Hans Weisshaar and Robert Cauer in Los Angeles. Since opening his own shop in the Berkshires in 1984, he has provided his customers with high quality instrument service in a rural setting. He has also continued his career as an instrument maker, producing violins, violas and cellos, winning an award at the 2002 competition of the prestigious Violin Society of America. Please see the page about Francis Morris’s instruments. Francis Morris is a member of the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers, and of the Violin Society of America.
The Staff at Francis Morris Violins look forward to helping you with your stringed instrument needs. Instrument repairs and adjustments are performed by technicians who are trained and supervised by Mr. Morris. When purchasing an instrument or bow, you can anticipate professional assistance in evaluating the available inventory to match the qualities you seek. And our office staff are friendly, knowledgeable and attentive to your requirements.