Rachel Spitz-Becker

Rachel Spitz-Becker is a New York City based luthier who uses her experience as a performing musician to inform her instrument making. She started her career as a cellist, studying with Peter Wiley at the Bard College Conservatory of Music, while concurrently earning a bachelor’s degree in physics. After graduating, she was able to meld her two specialties by enrolling in the Violin Making School of America. Rachel graduated from violin making school in 2016 and shortly after joined Reed-Yeboah Fine Violins to work in repair and restoration.