"Canadian Bowmaker Michael Vann was trained in New York City in the shop of the world renowned master Bowmaker William Salchow. Since embarking on his career in 1975 he has won six international and more than a dozen Canadian awards for his bows which have been acquired by such notables as Pierre Fournier, Ruggiero Ricci, Steven Dann, Steven Staryk, Eugene Fodor, Sidney Harth, Gwen Hoebig, Gabriel Magyar, (Hungarian String Quartet), The New Brunswick String Quartet (Canada), The Franciscan String Quartet (U.S.A.) The Colorado Strings Quartet, (U.S.A.), The Manfred String Quartet. (France), The St. Lawrence String Quartet, The Miro String Quartet, just to name a few.
They are in use by members of symphony orchestras in Amsterdam, Chicago, Montreal, New York, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St.Paul, Tokyo, Paris, Toulouse, Nice, Copenhagen, Salzburg, Dusseldorf and many others.
He has also made bows for the Royal House of Denmark.
He also makes Conductor Batons for such maestros as Mario Bernardi. ... " Visit website for more information. (ed.)
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