Steve Burnett ViolinsAs a professional Scottish violin maker based in his central Edinburgh workshop, Steve builds his violins, violas and cellos in the classical Italian tradition. His main influences are Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù (the maker of Niccolò Paganini's famous violin), Matteo Gofriller, Domenico Montagnana as well as others.
His main aim is in re-creating as much of the classical Italian spirit, both in tone and looks using traditional methods and materials.
Before any orders are placed he always discusses the players requirements for tone and instrument size. He very much believes in keeping prices affordable for those talented players who can't otherwise afford either an old instrument or many of the modern instruments made today.
His instruments are being played more and more by leading professional players both in UK and abroad.
Steve Burnett is also an established Piano tuner/restorer.
Holmes is where the heart is for Sherlock violin - "Caledonian Mercury"
Sherlock violin gets new home - Daily Record
Review of Sherlock violin of May 2010 Usher Hall - "Susan Nickalls"
Review of Sherlock violin concert with duo "Maelasta", The National Galleries Of Scotland 2009 on its 150th Anniversary - "Susan Nickalls"
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