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William Scott 16” viola, 2017, Minneapolis, USA

William Scott 16” viola, 2017, Minneapolis, USA

CODE: VA16~S21-3
This instrument is part of the Los Angeles Contemporary Violin & Bow Maker 2019 Exhibition & Sale.

William (Bill) Robert Scott, with over 40 years of violinmaking experience, resides and works a few miles west of downtown Minneapolis. Bill earned recognition for quality work at international competitions over three decades. His awards include 3 Gold Medals, 5 Silver Medals for tone and workmanship, and numerous Certificates of Merit (1982-2006) at VSA Competitions. Early years were self-taught with inspiration and guidance from colleagues. Formal training was gained with an apprenticeship at Hans Weisshaar, Inc. in Los Angeles, (mid 1980s) and years of participation since 1997 at the Oberlin Violin Making and Acoustic Workshops. Bill Scott is a member of the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers and a board member of the Oberlin Violin Making Foundation.