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My "Bob Wallace" Violin

"I'm not going to get that prize ever" I thought many years ago. For the last eight years, I was just another attendee on the sidelines of a parade - sometimes surprised but always happy for the winner. The "Bob Wallace" started to be more than an illusiread more

Fixated on the Fiddle

Award-winning violin maker and restorer Pablo Alfaro sensed a need in the Atlanta market for a high-end violin repari buisness. He settled in Decatur and soon developed a prestigious clientele. "He can make a violin sound its most vibrant with maximum preread more

Raising Neck Projection

At the 2010 VMAAI Convention, Pablo Alfaro's workshop presentation covered several interesting and practical techniques for improving or repairing stringed instruments. One of the topics focused on "œraising neck projection," for which Pablo provided a nread more

Lutherie in Mexico

History of Violin making in Mexicoread more

Viola by Pablo Alfaro (VIDEO)

Alfaro viola played by Teng Li, principal violist at LA Phil at the Fifth Annual Contemporary American Violin and Bow Maker Exhibition held by Metzler Violin Shop.read more

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