“While Attending a concert given by Elmar Oliveira at Lincoln Center, I was very impressed with his tone. I asked Elmar if he was playing on a different Del Gesu, and he said no, it was a John Young. A few months later I received my John Young violin and have been happily switching between it and my Strad ever since.” Robert Mann, Founding member of the Julliard Quartet.
Some Italian Instruments of note.
“Combining 25 years of violin study with the latest acoustical technology has lead me to produced the most sophisticated violins of my career.”