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Lucie Martinie, Uzerche, France 2018 Gold Medal VSA Example

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70 grams, gold/ebony viola pernambuco bow as a part of a trio of gold bows commissioned for the vsa competition 2018. This is the lone example that won the gold medal at that year's competition.


Lucie focused herself to violin making, at the Ecole Nationale de Lutherie in Mirecourt. Lucie had furthered her experience in bow workshops in Mirecourt and Toulouse. After graduating violin making school, she joined Yannick Le Canu's workshop at Lille. She trained in bow making and restoration with him. In 2014, she awarded a "Coup de Coeur" at The Violoncell'en Seine Competition. Lucie set up her workshop in Uzerche since 2017 and works now with the violin maker Mylène Lassalle.

In 2018, she was awarded a Gold Medal for her viola bow and certificate of merit for her cello bow at the Violin Society of America competition, and is the first french woman to win a gold medal at the VSA in bowmaking.

Lucie Martinie, Uzerche, France 2018 Gold Medal VSA Example

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