Emmanuel Begin

Bow Maker

Emmanuel Bégin began his training at the age of 14 with his father, bow maker Louis Bégin. After a few years working in Montréal, Emmanuel went to France to work for Yannick Le Canu in Lille. He now works in the countryside of Montréal making bows for players around the globe. 


2010 | Certificates of Merit (vn & cl), VSA

2012 | Gold Medal (vc) and Certificates of Merit (vn & vla),  VSA 

2014 | Gold Medals (vn & db) and Certificates of Merit (vla & vc), VSA

2016 | First Prize for violin and cello bow at the Darling Publication Competition, Amsterdam

2016 | Gold Medals (vn, vla & vc), and Certificate of Merit (db), VSA

2016 | Hors Concours, VSA