Antoine Cauche started studying violin making at the international school of Newark (GB) in 1998. He graduated with “Distinction” in 2001. Then he joined the workshop of Master violin maker Patrick Robin. He worked beside him for eight years and specialized in making fine violins, violas and cellos.
He finally set up his own workshop in 2008 in Angers. He concentrates on making quartet instruments, building up his experience by working with musicians and exchanging with violin and bow maker colleagues.
He has been awarded many Gold medals and First prizes in famous international competitions for :
Violin : London 2004
Viola : Cremona 2009, Paris 2014
Cello : Portland 2008, Paris 2010
His instruments are appreciated and played by professional musicians, students, teachers and concertists (Orchestre National de France, Opéra de Paris, Opéra de Marseille, CNSMD de Paris, Royal Academy of London…).
Member of ALADFI (French violin maker association)