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Jihwan Park Violin, Guarneri Model, Cremona, Italy 2023

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This outstanding violin was made in 2023 by Ji Hwan "Gianni" Park in Cremona, Italy. It is inspired and modeled after a Guarneri "Leduc" model , and has an resonantly powerful, rich, colorful tone, with a soloistic focus. It wad exhibited at the Inaugural Bay Fine Strings Contemporary Violin and Bow Makers Exhibition at Saint Joseph's Arts Society in San Francisco on April 29th, 2023. The length of back is 35.4cm.


About the maker:

Ji Hwan Park began his violin making career began in 2005 at the International Stradivari Violin Making School of 

Cremona. He studied under the guidance of the Maestro Liutaio Massimo Negroni for five years. After acquiring his diploma, he built deep knowledge and skills on violin making, and laid the bases for violin repair under Sung Hyun Park and Michele Dobner. 

He opened his own workshop in Cremona, Italia in 2015. His instruments are played by professional 

musicians, amateurs, and music students worldwide.


2010 4th Pisogne Italian National Violin making competition – Bronze medal Viola 

2011 5th Pisogne Italian National Violin making competition –Silver medal Violin

Prize “Best sound” Violin

2013 5th Violino Arvenzis Violin making competition –6th Prize Violin

2015 14th Cremona Triennale International Violin making competition –Menzione d'onore Violin

2016 13th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition

–Gold medal Violin 

–Silver medal Violin

Prize “Best workmanship” Violin

2018 8th Mittenwald International Violin Making Competition 

–Silver medal Viola

–4th Prize Violin

Prize “Best artistic expressiveness” Viola


2018 15th International “Triennale” Cremona Violin Making Competition

–Bronze medal Violin

–Silver medal Cello

 Prize “Pierangelo Balzarini” – Best workmanship Cello

 Prize “Giorgio Cè” – Best Varnish Cello

Jihwan Park Violin, Guarneri Model, Cremona, Italy 2023

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