Our Staff

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Rachele Turgeon

 Owner Rachele Turgeon is both a violin maker and bow maker, she is key to the operations in the workshop. Bio

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Michael Vann

 Canadian Bow Maker Michael Vann, my step-father is an integral part of the instruments and bows that pass in and out of our shop.  His bows are sold through our shop along with antique instruments.  He assists greatly with the shops projects.  Bio

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Dolores Vann

 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 

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Elise Turgeon

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 venture.

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Friends indeed

Oliver Twist has been part of our shop for 1999 years, the little grey rescue is as sweet at they come.   Ella Fitzgerald is always the life of the building, bright, enthusiastic and eager to please.

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McMillan 'Creeker'

Creeker, our  37 pound monster Maine Coon, is the perfect shop babysister...loved by all.  Found at McMillan Creek, he has stayed with us since 2009.