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Born in Israel, Dov Schmidt graduated from the Jerusalem Music Academy majoring in violin and conducting. He went on to study in England, Italy and Austria, and has conducted and performed in his native Israel, England, Austria, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Korea and the USA.


Dov developed a great passion for violin-making as a result of many visits to Italy. and through his friendship with Maestro Liutaio Francesco Bissolotti in Cremona (shown seated below with Dov.). The Maestro also helped Dov appreciate the great qualities of instruments created during the recent revival of the classical method of violin making in that historic city.

Dov founded Dov Schmidt Music to offer string players and violin-makers around the world top-quality products at the lowest possible prices. We stock an extensive range of hand-made and custom-made accessories, and offer a wide selection of violins, cellos and violas - instruments suitable for players of all skill levels.

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