Owner Rachele Turgeon is both a violin maker and bow maker, and is key to the operations in the workshop. Her apprenticeship began in 1981. Bio
Dolores Vann, my mother, is a violinist, viola d'Amorist, teacher, clinician and former Board Member of the National Youth Orchestra of
Canada. Dolores is our music consultant. Bio
Always behind the scenes my daughter Elise Turgeon is well versed in the industry and is instrumental in may aspects of the business. Elise has her business diploma, Fine Arts diploma and her Herbalist diploma. She keeps busy with our shop, her growing family and her own business Ra earth apothecary & mercantile.
Ella Fitzgerald is always the life of the building, bright, enthusiastic and eager to please. Oliver Twist has been part of our studio since 1999. The little grey rescue is as sweet at they come RIP Oct 15 2108.
Creeker, our 37 pound monster Maine Coon, is the perfect shop babysister...loved by all. Found at McMillan Creek, he has chosen to stay with us since 2009.