Violins, violas, cellos, Restoration and repair
Alessandro Di Matteo graduated at the Academy of Music in Lviv in Ukraine in 1982. Once graduated he assumed the role of first violinist in the Symphonic Orchestra in Yalta, Ukraine.
In 1988 he graduated at “Antonio Stradivari” International School of Violinmakers in Cremona, and began his professional career as a violinmaker. His skill was perfected under the guidance of renowned masters such as G. Scolari, S. Conia and A. Krylov.
In 1997 he was awarded 2nd Prize in Violin Section of the Sixth National Competition of Violinmaking in Baveno, Italy, and was also awarded the Special Prize of Casa Editrice Turris for the best sounding violin.
Over the years he also took part in many other famous competitions and exhibitions such as the “International Triennal Competition” in Cremona and was awarded notable prizes.
His instruments are appreciated by musicians throughout the world, this is due to the fact that he uses techniques of violin construction adopted by famous violinmaker masters of yesterday. He has attained outstanding sound quality comparable to antique musical instruments made by various masters.
Currently he is member of the Cosortium of Violinmakers “Antonio Stradivari” in Cremona and teacher at the International Violinmaking School in Cremona.