Christopher Thorp

Christopher Thorp studied violin making at the London Guildhall University, graduating in 2000.  From there he went on to work in the workshops of J P Guivier, London and then to New York, where he was offered a position in the restoration team of Christophe Landon in his workshop near the Lincoln Center.  He set up his current business with his colleague, Stefan Bauni, at the beginning of 2013 in Harlem, New York.  It is the breadth of knowledge and experience gained over these fifteen years, and a passion for the craft of instrument making, that informs his work, both in the making of his own instruments and also in the sensitive restoration and set up of older ones.