1980 graduate of the Violin Making School of America in Salt Lake City, Utah. Worked for V. Nigogosian at Stradivarius Studios in NYC and has taught violin making at the Escuela de Vida Y Movimiento in Mexico City, Mexico. Ms. Kundert has built custom-made violas for Roberto and Manuel Diaz, Helen Callus, Daniel Sweany, Daniel and Bill Foster, Katherine Murdock, James Dunham, Toby Appel, Charles Noble, Joel Belgiques, Milena Pajaro-Van de Stadt (winner of the 2010 Tertis International Viola Competition), Lynne Ramsey, and Erika Eckert, among others. She has had commissions from Brigham Young and Michigan State Universities. She is the current owner of Kundert Violin & Viola in Oro Valley, AZ.
This viola is based on a Camilla viola owned by Roberto Diaz. We are thrilled to have this viola available for trial and examination, as instruments made by Gabrielle Kundert are rarely available in the market.