We cover the lives of violin makers, their best parts and worst parts, yesterday and today. Historical stories, interviews with experts and makers in the field. Omobono Stradivari was the least liked son of his father, Antonio, he was remembered in Antonio's will as a screw up. He is our north star. We are all part of this. We all belong exactly here.
April 17th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 1 min
bass, cello, depression, life balance, luthier, mental health, neuroses, obsession, obsessive compulsive disorder, orchestra, strings, viola, violin, violin making, violin restoration, wood shop, wood working
Retaining mental health at the workbench
April 8th, 2019 | Season 1 | 34 mins 25 secs
antonio stradivari, bass, ben hebbert, brown recluse, cello, corene, cremona, luthier, oberlin, orchestra, strings, thinking cap, viola, violin, violin making, violin restoration, violin schools, wood shop, wood working
Listeners wanna know! Where can you learn violin making? What are some modern materials being used today? What's a thinking cap? Why is a spider in Chris' pants? Special guest Ben Hebbert.
March 20th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 15 mins
bass, cello, jerry pasewicz, luthier, sea change, strings, triangle strings, viola, violin, violin history, violin making, vuillaume, wood shop, wood working
The violin in a changing world, as seen through the historical eyes of Jean Baptiste Vuillaume, and through the modern eyes of Jerry Pasewicz.
March 6th, 2019 | Season 1 | 31 mins 13 secs
antonio stradivar, bass, cello, fakes, forgeries, imposter syndrome, luthier, orchestra, strings, viola, violin, violin making, wood shop, wood working
Rozie & Jerry discuss comments and feedback from listeners from episodes 1 & 2, while Chris is running on zero sleep.
February 20th, 2019 | Season 1 | 1 hr 16 mins
balfour stradivarius, bass, cello, fakes, forgeries, luthier, orchestra, strings, viola, violin, violin making, voller brothers, wood shop, wood working
Understanding the Balfour Strand and the hand the Voller brothers had in making it, guest Ben Hebbert - violin expert.
January 23rd, 2019 | Season 1 | 59 mins 24 secs
imposter syndrome, introduction
We explain Omobono Stradivari and speculate about his relationship to his famous father, introduce the hosts, admit repair mistakes, and talk about the rampant imposter syndrome we see throughout the violin making industry.
December 20th, 2018 | Season 1 | 8 mins 8 secs
bass, cello, luthier, orchestra, viola, violin, violin maker, violin making
Violin makers and the lives they live