American Federation of
Violin and Bow Makers
Dedicated to the Ethical Practice of Craftsmanship, Conservation, Education, Expertise, and Outreach
The American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers is comprised of over 170 of the finest makers, dealers and restorers in the United States and Canada.
Our members meet high standards of excellence in workmanship and experience. They also are committed to adhere to our mission and code of ethics.
Musicians and Instrument owners are invited to consult our Member Directory for purchases, restoration, or appraisals.
Advocacy and Outreach
We support and initiate projects and policy that promote the betterment of the music community and the world at large. Read more about our involvement with conserving endangered species, documenting the history of the American Violin, and our other projects.
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