About David Gusset

Born in San Francisco in 1951.

Began studies of violin playing and art at the age of six.

  • 1974 – May, 1977, early alumnus and graduate of the School of Violin Making in Salt Lake City, Utah under Paul Hart and Peter Prier.
  • 1977 through 1978, employed as a violin restorer in the San Francisco workshop of Frank Passa, former pupil of Simone Fernando Sacconi.
  • 1979, opened own workshop in San Francisco.
  • 1990, moved family and business to Eugene, Oregon.

Since 1989, owner and restorer of the historic c. 1870 “A.V. Peters House”, a landmark of architectural and historical significance in the state of Oregon and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


1991 Strad


2006 Strad

2006 Viola

2007 Antique Viola

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