Southern Violin Association



A not-for-profit organization to promote the art and science of making, repairing, and preserving musical instruments of the violin family and their bows, including study of the history, players, literature, materials, construction practices and acoustics of such instruments. The Association holds makers’ competitions, furthers research, publishes papers and journals and sponsors assemblies of violin experts, makers, and players. The term “violin” includes reference to violas, cellos, basses, their bows and related stringed instruments played with a bow. 


Southern Violin Association’ s Second biennial

Violin Making Competition

Little Switzerland, North Carolina

18-21 April 2019