Instrument Type: Violin
Item #: 000-983
Maker: Raymond Schryer
Description: Raymond Schryer, born 1961 in Sault Ste Marie ON Canada, has been passionate about violins for over 35 years. Raymond studied violin performance at the University of Western Ontario and now enjoys arranging music and performing.
At the age of fourteen, Raymond studied violin making with his uncle Fernand Schryer in Quebec for four years. At 21 Raymond earned a formal 3 year apprenticeship from the violin shop of Geo. Heinl Co. in Toronto. The decades from 1990's on are filled with research, innovation and rewards. In international violinmaking competitions Raymond consistently improved his standing, winning numerous silver and gold medals internationally. One of his proudest moments was the Gold Medal win for Cello in October 2003 at the Triennale Internazionale in Cremona, Italy.
This violin from 1988 is representative of Raymond’s very early work. This Stradivari model is beautifully crafted and shows the signs of an emerging talent in the violin making world. The sound is warm and clear with solid projection. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a violin by one of the leading makers alive for a discounted price. Comes with original bill of sale from Raymond Schryer. Back length: 35.5 cm.
Terms: This violin is available for examination and trial and has been meticulously set up to our exacting specifications before addition to our catalog. If you wish to inquire further about this violin, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.