Andrian Andreev / Guarneri

Just in from great Bulgarian maker, Andrian Andreev. Andreev finished the Stradivari School in Cremona, Italy, studying under Wanna Zambelli. He also studied with one of my favorite makers, Massimo Negroni. This fantastic violin is a Guarneri model from 1744.…

Valentina Petrova

Another beautiful violin from Valentina Petrova of Kazanlak, Bulgaria. This is a 1715 Strad model featuring a one-piece back with oil varnish over a mineral ground. Now available through Fiddles and Sticks.

Maurizio Catellani

I received a new violin recently by Maurizio Catellani. In Italy, this violin placed 9th at Concorso Internazionale Pisogne 2011.

Plamen Petrov

Nice one piece central European maple back on a Guarneri model of Plamen Petrov.

Krzysztof Krupa

Awards 2002 Moscow silver medal for cello 2004 Polish National Competition 1st prize for violin 2nd prize for cello 2005 Mittenwald 4th place and certificate of merit for cello 2006 Dolny Kubin (Slovakia) 2nd place for violin special prize for…