The Chicago School of Violin Making, Inc. Announces New Associate Director

Award-winning luthier Jeff Phillips will take on the role

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The Chicago School of Violin Making (CSVM) announced that luthier Jeff Phillips will be joining the team as Associate Director. The Utah-based violin maker is highly recognized with six gold medals, which have earned him Hors Concours from the Violin Society of America.

Having worked with Executive Director Antoine Nedelec extensively in the past, Phillips frequently gives masterclasses at the annual Violin Makers Workshops in Oberlin, Ohio.

He entered the Violin Making School of America in Salt Lake City in 1999 and spent seven years at the Utah workshop of luthier Peter Prier.

Also a violinist, he is based in the city and plays first violin in the Salt Lake Symphony.