Aug 13, 2020  
2019-2020 University Catalogue 
2019-2020 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

MMED 668 String Instrument Repair Level 2

3 credits 42.0 hours
600 level graduate course

String Instrument Repair, Level 2 will provide a comprehensive review of the construction and
setup of all members of the violin family. Students will learn advanced techniques to
diagnose and address diverse stringed instrument and bow repairs, beyond the basics of those
learned in String Repair Level 1. Advanced topics that deepen knowledge of more complex
issues and assessment of repairs dealing with bridge, peg, and sound post fitting, crack and
seam hide glue repairs, loose fingerboards, and salvaging old bows will be the focus of the
course. Tooling, parts and supplies are included. What to bring: Please bring instruments to be
used during the class. All participants are requested to bring a minimum of 2 violins, 1
viola, and 1 cello, any size and in any condition. There is no limit on the number of
instruments you may bring, in fact the more the better. This is a comprehensive, hands-on course
that requires for students to have previously taken String Repair 1.

Prerequisites PMED*661 or MMED*661

This course is not repeatable for credit.