Fabienne Gauchet

Fabienne Gauchet trained at the Newark School of Violin Making from where she graduated successfully in 1998. She continued her training through apprenticeships, mainly in France, her birth country.

Established in Canada since 2000, she worked at Wilder & Davis luthiers for fifteen years. There, she had the opportunity to work on fine instruments and to meet many talented musicians.  Enriched by these experiences, she now devotes her time working on new instruments of her own. Constantly seeking to expand her knowledge she has been participating to the New York Contemporary Violin Makers Exhibition, the Forum des Fabricants in Canada, the Oberlin Violin Making Workshop and international violin making competitions.

She received certificates of merit for sound for viola 2018 and cello 2018, certificates of merit for workmanship for cello in 2014, violin 2016, viola 2018 at the VSA Competition. She was also was finalist with honorable mention at the 15th and 16th International Triennale Violin making competition in 2018 and 2021.