From an early age, Richard Benoit became interested in musical instruments and the sounds they produce. He found it fascinating to hear the sound result produced by musicians using an instrument made from elements of nature. He quickly developed a passion for violin, viola, cello and double bass as well as luthier’s craft.

Since returning to Canada in 2009, Richard Benoit has been working in Montreal for the Wilder & Davis workshop, Luthiers. In addition to performing the maintenance, repair and restoration of the string quartet instruments, he has developed expertise in tone control by researching and constantly experimenting with new solutions that increase comfort and quality. of stamp instruments.

Richard Benoit also offers full services for double bass and double basses from his studio in Lachine, Montreal where he also makes violins, violas and cellos. These are played and appreciated by European and North American musicians for their sound and ergonomic qualities. He is a member of the Violin Society of America and the Forum des Fabricants and researches the history of violin making in Quebec and North America.

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Last Updated July 4, 2021

Made In Montreal, QC:

  • Violins
  • Violas
  • Double Bass
  • Violoncello
  • Instrument Repair

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