Emmanuel Bégin began his training at the age of 14 with his father, bow maker Louis Bégin. In 2008, he continued his training with Yannick Le Canu in Lille, France. He is now working in Montréal making bows for discerning players.
2010 – Certificates of Merit violin and (cello bow) Violin Society of America
2012 – Gold medal (cello bow), Certificates of merit (violin and viola bow) Violin Society of America
2014 – Gold medal (violin bow), Gold medal (Bass bow in collaboration with Éric Fournier), Certificates of merit (viola and cello bow)