Tetsuo Matsuda


May, 1945 Born in Akita Japan
Apr, 1965 - 1976 Worked for Chai Guiter Making Workshop
Sep, 1977 Accepted at Cremona Violin Making School, Cremona Italy
May, 1981 5th place at Henryka Wieniawskigs International Violin 
          Makers competition in Poland
Jun, 1981 Graduated from the Cremona Violin Making School.
Oct, 1982 Silver Medals for both of Violin and Viola at Antonio 
          Stradivari International Violin Makers Competition 
          in Cremona, Italy
May, 1983 Moved to Chicago, Illinois USA and worked for W.H.Lee Company
Nov, 1984 Gold medals for both of Violin and Viola at International 
          Competition of the Violin Society of America
Dec, 1992 Left from the W.H.Lee Company
Jan, 1993 Started his business, T.Matsuda Violin Studio
          in Skokie, Illinois USA
Jul, 1998 Moved the studio to Barrington, IL. USA 


Mailing Address:   T. Matsuda Violin Studio

                            26347 W. Route 22, 

                            Barrington, IL 60010-2458  USA


Phone:                  (847) 277 0189

Fax :                     (847) 277 0540

eMail:                  matsudaviolin@gmail.com