Tetsuo Matsuda, Barrington 2003, 16 1/4″

This viola was made by Tetsuo Matsuda in Barrington, IL in 2003, and measures 16 1/4″ on the back.

Tetsuo Matsuda studied at the Cremona Violin Making School in Cremona, Italy. He has won many medals for his craftsmanship, including silver medals at the Antonio Stradivari International Violin Makers competition, and gold medals at the Violin Society of America violin-making competition. Matsuda currently makes instruments in his workshop in Barrington, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. His instruments are highly valued by professional players.

Additional Specifications

Maker Tetsuo Matsuda
CountryUnited States
CityBarrington, IL
Body Length411mm
Upper Bout199mm
Middle Bout142mm
Lower Bout255mm