VSA Conference, Cleveland 2016

VSA Conference, Cleveland 2016

The Violin Society of America I just attended the 44th annual conference of the The Violin Society of America. The VSA is the world’s largest violin maker’s group and in my mind the most useful resource available to members of the trade. Over the years...
Contemporary Violin Makers Exhibition 2015

Contemporary Violin Makers Exhibition 2015

  I’m getting two instruments ready for a return visit to Julie Reed’s Contemporary Violin Makers Exhibition In New York.  This the fifth exhibition that they have put on and I highly recommend it, particularly to anyone shopping for a contemporary...
Moving to Hewett

Moving to Hewett

A year ago I relocated Carruthers Violins to Hewett Street, Santa Rosa.  ...
VSA 2014 – Silver Medal for Cello Tone

VSA 2014 – Silver Medal for Cello Tone

Violin Society of America holds an annual conference and every second year the conference is combined with an international violin making competition. This week long event is a great place to pick up inspiration for new things to try, to look for answers to questions...