Gregg – China is amazing!

I spent a month in China last year as a judge for The First China International Violin Making Competition. It’s great being back! I was able to visit with old friends and take in new sights! And, most importantly, it was my pleasure to deliver a new Alf violin to Professor and eminent Composer, Yang […]

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Gregg – Next stop Beijing

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Repairing Sound Post Wear on a 1734 Guarneri del Gesu

Over the years even great instruments experience routine treatment that results in conditions that must be corrected through careful restoration. Such was the case with a 1734 Guarneri del Gesu that was brought to Gregg Alf. The belly of this instrument had suffered considerable wear from periodic sound post adjustments. The following images display the […]

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Gregg – Greetings from Hong Kong

I’m just beginning an exciting trip to Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tokyo. There will be many photographs and stories to share! The main purpose of my trip is a lecture for violinmakers at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, while delivering some commissioned violins. But, I’ve also been able to do some sightseeing and […]

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Gregg – 2010 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis

We had a great time attending the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. ¬†Congratulations to all of the participants, the six laureates, and to everyone who was involved in organizing such a terrific event.     (The competition¬†had its name in lights on a building on Monument Circle in Indianapolis)   We enjoyed watching the finals […]

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