VIOLIN MAKERS ASSOCIATIONS

Active associations of violin and bow makers and related groups in the United States and Canada.

The Catgut Acoustical Society - Worldwide membership. Semi-annual news-letter. Heavy on acoustics and physics of violins and the development of the"new family of violins." Carleen Hutchins, 112 Essex Ave., Montclair, New Jersey 07042.

Michigan Violinmakers Association, meets and publishes quarterly, 18101 Cascade Court, Brownstown, MI 48192.

The Southern California Assocation of Violin Makers (SCAVM) - Founded in 1964 at San Diego, California by Harry S. Wake. Current membership from all over the World. Monthly newsletter "The Bulletin" free to members.

The Violin Makers Association of Arizona - 7985 Lennox Lane, Tucson, Arizona, 85747. Monthly newsletter free to members. Annual national convention and competition draws over one hundred violin entries in competition from all U.S. and Canada. Held at Tucson, Arizona in October. E-mail: fiddle@azstarnet.com

The Violin Society of America - c/o Edward C. Campbell, 614 Lerew Rd., Boiling Springs, PA 17007. Annual conventions and competitions in different cities. E-mail: barbara@vsa.to

The Chimneys Violin Shop, Edward Campbell, Violin School, R.D. #1, Lerew Road, Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania 17007. E-mail: edwardcampbell@sprintmail.com

American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers

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