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/historian consultant. Bio
My Daughter Elise was instrumental in all aspects of the business. Now living in Cumberland, she is an established artist/writer and operates her own business, Enchanted Fables. Elise is richly involved in the community. Along with her partner Michael McDonald (Mcdonalds' Garden) they own and operate several organic farms, supplying produce and products to the Comox Valley.
Bernard Turgeon my Father is a well-known Canadian Baritone. Bio
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 as 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. RIP Aug 2022