Philippe Girardin and Nicholas Gooch win at Pisogne international making competition

The winners of the first Pisogne International Violin Making Competition have been announced. The Italian contest was split into two categories: antiqued instruments and copies of historical instruments. First prize in the former category went to Swiss maker Philippe Girardin. Matteo Crotti, from Italy, took second ...

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