This course leads to the Advanced Violin Making Certificate and will improve your skills and techniques for making violins. It is a practical course that lets you follow your own ideas and interests to create a violin in a style of your choice.
- Repairing and reinforcing cracks
- Fitting patches and grafts
- Peg hole bushing
- Retouching varnish.
The tutor will give you feedback throughout your course.
You should have completed the beginner and intermediate violin making courses. You'll need a short interview with a tutor who will check the course is right for you. To guarantee a place, you should aim to book at least a month before the course starts.
Included in the course fee though you might want to buy your own tools to help you practise and develop at home. Talk to a tutor for more information about this.
This course can help you get work or set up in business in this specialised craft. If you want to set up your own business, you could consider the part-time business, finance or marketing courses we offer to improve your reach to customers.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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Musical Instrument Making and Repair