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Fine handmade violins, violas,
& cellos made to order.

Repairs of all kinds available for Students, Teachers, & Artist.

Exceptional Tonal Adjustments & Custom Set Up.

Bow Rehairs and Repairs.


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Mark's Biography


Mark D. Moreland began piano lessons at the age of five in his native Wichita, Kansas. He took up violin at age nine, and pursued his advanced musical studies on that instrument. He was a scholarship violin performance major at Wichita State University. Mark has performed extensively in North America and Europe, and he has taught violin to numerous young musicians.

 

In 1975, Mark changed his focus from performing and teaching to violin building and repair. He served a three year apprenticeship under the tutelage of Paul Schuback in Portland, Oregon, training in the Old World French traditions with references to Mittenwald (German) techniques. During his apprenticeship, he continued performing and teaching as well. Beginning in 1980, Mark was the shop foreman for the Schuback Violin Shop, where he later became manager as well.

 

In 2003, Mark moved to Maryland to become the foreman and head luthier at the Eastman Strings workshop near Washington, DC. In that capacity, he trained and oversaw the work of varnish, setup, and tone specialists.

 

mark moreland signIn 2005, Mark moved to Albuquerque, NM to work at Robertson and Sons Violin Shop as a high end repairer, restorer, and maker. Mark’s instruments have won numerous tone awards at international competitions and he continues to be active as a maker and restorer of fine instruments.

 

At present, Mark has migrated back to the Pacific Northwest once more to open up Mark Moreland Violin shop in Battle Ground, WA. It is clear when working with him that his level of knowledge and professionalism are unmatched in the market of stringed instruments repair and craftsmanship. To inquire about repair service or commissioning a new instrument, please contact Mark.

 

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Mark has migrated back to the Pacific Northwest once more to open up Mark Moreland Violin shop.

 

1002 SE Grace Ave
Battle Ground, WA 98604


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