Bow Type: Cello Bow
Item #: 517-445
Maker: Roger Zabinski
Description: Born in 1950, Roger Zabinski quickly found an interest in music and instrument making. He met Vaido Radamus, who trained him in violin making and introduced him to making bows. In 1976, Roger began to apprentice under Martin Beilke, an internationally known bowmaker who worked in Minneapolis. In the summer of 1984, Roger attended the New Hampshire bowmaking course, learning the French methods of bow making there from William Salchow. A year later, Roger was elected a member of the American Federation of Violin and Bowmakers. Soon after, Roger received his journeyman's certificate from that same institution. In May of 2011 of he was elected a member of the Entente Internationale des Maitres Luthiers et Archetiers d’Art. In November of 1986, Roger was awarded a Gold Medal for his violin bow at the Violin Society of America International Competition. He has also received numerous Certificates of Workmanship from the VSA. He presently lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
This bow is in excellent condition. It is a very strong bow and produces an powerful, even tone across the strings. Weight: 83.3g
Terms: This fine bow has been hand selected for addition to our catalog and is available for examination and trial. If you wish to inquire further about this bow, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.