LUTHIER
ISAO IZUTSU
井筒 功

1970          Born in Matsumoto, Nagano prefecture, Japan
1988          Begins making violins
1989          Accepted to the “Chicago School of Violin Making”
1993          Receives diploma from the “Chicago School of Violin Making”
1993-95      Works at “Kenneth Stein Violins” in Chicago
1996-02      Begins violin making and repair in Matsumoto, Nagano
1999-00      Works at “Metzler Violin Shop” in Los Angeles, California
2003-         Opens own workshop “Neo Tokyo Strings” in Shibuya, Tokyo

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