This outstanding violin is an award winning example made in 2018 by Gianni Ji Hwan Park that reached 4th place at the 2018 international Mittenwald violin making competition in May. It was also exhibited in the Sinfonima Cuvee Darling Exposition in Frankfurt in April 2018. It is modeled after the Abergavenny Stradivarius of 1724, and is double labeled, one with the maker's label, and another mentioning the provenance from the Mittenwald Competition. At that same competition, he received a silver medal for his Conte Vitale Andrea Guarneri model viola.
Stop Length 13.2cm
Gianni also received Gold and Silver medal for Violins at the 2016 Wieniawski Violin Making Competition. He is graduate of the Antonio Stradivari School of violin making in Cremona, lives and makes in Cremona. His work is very precise ad clean, with tone capable of strong projection, warm brilliant sound, packaged in a round yet punchy tonal fundamental with complex harmonic content. Bay Fine Strings is his U.S. representative and is currently taking commissions for this master maker's work.