Stephen R. Davy -Violin Maker
We specialize in the sales, restoration and repair of fine bowed instruments as well as bow re-hair, rentals, accessories, adjustment . We are also providers of rental instruments for school music programs in the Southern California area.
Studied violin making with Italian luthier Albert Moglie, a master violin maker and the curator for more than 50 years of the Stradivarius instruments at the Smithsonian Institution. Stephen established Stephen R. Davy Violins in 1974 in Washington DC and later relocated to Southern California in 1982. Specializing in fine bow re-hair and personal adjustment appointments for optimum sound quality. Davy credits his mentors: Harry Duffy, Karl Roy, Albert Moglie, and Lynn Hannings.