The Workshop

  • violin fair in Paris

    3 November 2016, Comments Off on violin fair in Paris

      J & rsquo; will outline the Bellevilloise in Paris next Saturday and Sunday in & rsquo; occasion of the 3rd edition of the Violin Fair. you will find all the details about this event ...

  • Violin Salon

    14 October 2015, Comments Off on Violin Salon

    I'll meet you at the show the violin in Paris 7 and 8 November 2015, où j’exposerai mes instruments. Find out the details of this event here ... A

  • Musicora Exhibition

    17 December 2014, Comments Off on Musicora Exhibition

      The 6,7 and 8 th February 2015, we will be exhibiting at Musicora in Paris. Don't hesitate to come to see us ! For further informations about this event,...

  • Mondomusica New York 2013

    7 March 2013,

    We will be at the Mondomusica 15 to 17 March 2013

About us…

Stéphane works

Stéphane Taveau

Luthier et compagnie - Le Mans - string quartet instruments

Born in Saumur, France, in 1973, Stéphane Taveau made his first violin at the age of 17 beside Bernard Camurat in Seine-et-Marne, France. One year after he joined the « Camurat Frères » workshop in Paris, where he had the opportunity to closely observe many fine instruments of the classical period of Italian makers.

In 1995, he spent time in South Korea, where he enriched his experience in a famous restoration workshop. In 1997, In 1997, he established himself in Le Mans, France and took over Franck Ravatin's workshop.

In 2011, he created “Luthier & Compagnie Ltd” and opened a second workshop in Tours, , France.

Since then, Stéphane Taveau is specialised in making fine violins and violas. His work continuously evolves,, thanks to regular exchanges with international makers and enriching relationships with musicians.

Recognised for the aesthetic and acoustic qualities of his instruments, he often takes part to internationals exhibitions and competitions such as :
“International Violin Making Competition” 2011 Mittenwald, Germany / “Viola's” 2012 and 2014 in Paris /
"Mondomusica" 2013 in New York / "Musicora" 2012 and 2015 in Paris / "Bellevilloise" 2015 and 2016

He is also a member of the ALADFI

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