Anya Burgess is the owner of Sola Violins in Lafayette, Louisiana. A violin maker, restorer, and player, Burgess studied violinmaking at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, and apprenticed with luthier Otis Tomas in Nova Scotia. On other days, she is a playing member in the bands Magnolia Sisters and Bonsoir, Catan. Burgess also serves as a board member for the Violin Society of America.
April 14th, 2021 | Season 2 | 46 mins 29 secs
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Anya shares with Chris and Rozie the history of Lafayette, Louisiana, and it's unique Cajun heartbeat, and the unique challenges of doing luthier work in swampland.