Corrie Schrijver: Violin and Bow - Maker & Restorer

Corrie Schrijver graduated from the Welsh School of Violin Making, with Merit in 1980. Since then she has worked at various workshops, notably spending 17 years in the Glasgow area, making and restoring for professional players and also maintaining part of the RSAMD collection of instruments and bows. In 2000 she founded "Bath Violins", which was situated in Widcombe High Street in Bath. In 2012 she left her shop in Bath to join her engineering husband Frank in Brampton near Carlisle, previously home to the violin maker William Forster. Here she can offer the following services to professional and serious string players:

  • Making new instruments and bows to commission, both in modern and Baroque style.
  • Comprehensive repair and maintenance service for bowed stringed instruments and bows.
  • This includes re-hairs, major accident repairs and help with insurance claims.
  • Improving tonal qualities and set up.
  • A number of older instruments and bows for sale.
  • Insurance valuations and appraisals.
  • Violin Making Tuition. Either privately or in her adult education classes at Brampton Community Centre.

Latest diary updates

Brampton violin making class progress.: Brampton student progress and Rory's finished violin

Posted on 16 February 2016Click to read more >

Viola progress: I am currently making two Violas. One 16" Viola after Antonius Stradivarius, the other one a 15 3/4" broad bodied Viola after Gasparo da Salo.................

Posted on 12 February 2016Click to read more >

Student progress. Jacqui glued her violin neck in in may 2015. The violin was varnished and set up, summer 2015.:

Posted on 14 September 2015Click to read more >

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