Current Schedule

My 2017 Teaching Schedules at Claremont McKenna College (California) and at the University of New Hampshire are posted below:

Click on “tool up!” next to each of my classes to review (and, if you wish, order many of) the items suggested for participation in each class.

J. Brown, Violin Maker,
in association with the
Southern California Association
of Violin Makers, presents the
12th Annual Southern California
Violin Maker’s Workshop
Weekly Workshop Sessions

~ Bow Making and Related Issues ~

The
University of New Hampshire
Presents its
44th Annual Violin
Craftsmanship Institute:
Summer 2017

Weekly Workshops

~ Lynn’s 31st encore year! ~

June 5 - 23, 2017

Take one or more sessions!

  • Violin Making
    with Michael Darnton
    Session I: June 5 - 9
    Session II: June 12 - 16
    Session III: June 19 - 23
  • Bow Rehairing and Frog & Button Making / Frog Restoration with George Rubino*, tool up!
    Session I: June 5 - 9
    Session II: June 12 - 16
    [Take one or both weeks, but the student must choose EITHER the rehairing OR frog program per one-week session.]
  • Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced
  • Internationally-renowned faculty
  • Small classes [space is limited to 15 participants per week of each session]
  • Intensive, hands-on experience

 

*Note: Lynn Hannings and George Rubino alternate the teaching of the Bow Making Workshop each year. This curriculum expansion reflects the French traditional method of bowmaking in its entirety:

  • Lynn Armour Hannings in even years with Bow Making and Related Issues: stick/overall design, weight/balance, materials, tips, tool usage, finishing, etc. [During Lynn’s sessions, independent study in bow rehairing, repairing, and making is available; please contact Lynn directly prior to workshop to make arrangements]
  • George Rubino in odd years with Bow Rehairing and Frog & Button Making / Frog Restoration: frog & button making, tool sharpening, use of the lathe, etc.

Visit the Workshop website for additional information, as well as details on the other sessions offered.


For information and registration materials:
phone (909) 624-0849
email click here to send
visit the website of J. Brown, Violin Maker
write
J. Brown, Violin Maker
232 1/2 N. Indian Hill Boulevard
Claremont, California 91711
USA

June 19 - July 21, 2017

Take one or more weeks!

  • Several Workshops,
    One- and Two-weeks Long
  • Violin and Bow; Making and Repair
  • Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced
  • Internationally-renowned Faculty
  • Small Classes
  • Intensive, Hands-on Experience
  • On-campus Lodging Available


Lynn Armour Hannings

    • Bow Repair I*
      Week One: June 19 - 23, tool up!
    • Bow Rehairing
      Week Two: June 26 - 30
      & Week Three: July 3 - 7, tool up!
    • Bow Making Techniques with a Focus
      on Historical Preservation*
      Week Four: July 10 - 14
      & Week Five: July 17 - 21, tool up!
      [Take one or both weeks.]

    *During these workshops, independent study in bow rehairing, repairing, and making is available; please contact Lynn directly prior to workshop to make arrangements.


    George Rubino

    Visit the UNH website for additional information, as well as other offered classes.


    For information and registration materials:
    phone (603) 862-1739
    fax (603) 862-7381
    email click here to send
    write Violin Institute
    University of New Hampshire
    Professional Development and Training
    Room 14E, 11 Garrison Avenue
    Durham, New Hampshire 03824
    USA