Marie Chastagnol Gold Mounted Violin Bow, Quimper/Paris, France 2022

A fantastic gold mounted violin bow by French bow maker, Marie Chastagnol. Highly resonant stick, with excellent balance of suppleness and resiliency. 61 grams.

About:

Marie Chastagnol attended the National School of Violin-making in Mirecourt, France, for three

years. While studying there, she spent a few weeks in the workshop of Jean-Frédéric Schmitt in Lyon

and with Arthur Dubroca and Alexandre Aumont in Paris. She made there her first steps in bow-

making.

After passing her degree at Mirecourt in 2007, she worked for four years in the workshop of

Yannick Le Canu in Lille. After that, she was employed as a bow-maker by Olivier Pérot in his

Montreal, Canada, workshop. In 2013, she started to work with Georges Tépho, in Quimper, France.

In 2017, she decided to create her own workshop in Quimper when Georges Tépho moved to Paris.

She carries on working with bow-makers like Eric Fournier and Emmanuel Bégin to refine her

technique.

In November 2018, Marie got a Certificate of Merit for workmanship for a violin bow at the Violin

Society of America Competition in Cleveland.

She is member of the new french contemporary violin & bow-making group in Paris : the Collectif de

Lutherie et d'Archèterie Comtemporaines, and is represented by Bay Fine Strings in the United States.

Marie Chastagnol Gold Mounted Violin Bow, Quimper/Paris, France 2022