Born in the Valais ( Switzerland), he moved to Cremona where he was a student of Bissolotti and Morassi. As an independent maker, he has built hundreds of instruments in various Italian cities.
After a 10 years partnership in Paris, he inaugurates his own workshop on 46, Rue de Rome in September 2005.
Even if his passion lies in baroque music and to baroque instruments, he remains attentive too the contemporary makers and has created a special space dedicated to their instruments in his shop.
After completing her three years studies at the Cremona Violonmaking School under Maestro Voltini, she joined Guy Coquoz's workshop where she now is in charge with restauration.
She is also very attracted by the conversion of period instruments to their classical and baroque condition.
Being also attracted by modern making, she has, together with Guy Coquoz, fulfilled the construction of an Arpeggione, inspired by an early XIX° century viennese instrument.
He was initiated to violin-making at the age of 16. After several years of work under by his Master Yukio OZAKI (Shibuya Gengakki in Tokyo), he moved to Cremona to improve his knowledge and skills.
He has been living in Paris since 1996, and he is, at Guy Coquoz workshop, in charge of the high restoration of stringed instruments while continuing to build new instruments.
He has opened his own workshop in Tokyo in 2009.
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As a modern and baroque violinist, he has been a menber of the Maracaibo Symphony and the National Philarmonic Orchestra of Venezuela, his birth country. In France and Europe, he played with the Tour Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Chambre Français
And he has a real passion for "lutherie"...
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After being a professional cellist, radio producer and even advertising copy-writer, he now brings his knowledge of music and musicians to serve Guy Coquoz’ clientele.
He also his the founder and chairman of the Fonds Instrumental Français, a non-profit association of which Guy Coquoz is the official Luthier.