Violin maker

To his making of new instruments, Douglas Cox brings the discipline and workmanship of his early training tempered with years of study of fine old instruments and extensive experience in tonal adjustment for the most demanding professional players. He continues to stretch his making abilities and understanding of what makes violins work by building close copies of unusual and noteworthy master instruments.

Since 1981 Doug has built more than 800 instruments. His instruments have received awards from the Violin Society of America and are played by artists around the world in a wide variety of musical settings.