Testimonials

"Rodney, the new bass bow you made me is fantastic! It is such an exacting tool and facilitates new levels of control and color. THANKS!"

- Mark Dresser

"Fabulous bows and bow repair. Clearly extremely knowledgeable. Bravo!"

- Joan Muellerleile

"Thank you so much for your beautiful work on my Sartory. It feels great now and sounds wonderful!!"

- Amy Barlowe Bodman

"Your workshop changed my life! Thanks for all the hospitality and knowledge. I'd highly recommend this to anyone who wants to learn a proper and tidy rehair!!!"

- Jeremy Bartel
The Baroque Violin Shop 
Cincinnati, OH

"You're the man Rodney! Awesome!"

- Tim Hulley
Hulley Violins 
Ottowa, Canada

"So glad to have this bow!! It has changed everything!!"

- Adrian Vaughn Walker

"Any aspiring bow maker would be well served in study with you."

- Nick Walker

"Mentor, superfluous craftsman, all around great guy."

- Daniel Medina
Carriage House Violins 

"Thank you so much for such an amazing workshop! I learned so much and had a lot of fun too. All of the details make it so worthwhile, but best of all it is such a pleasure to learn from you."

- Amelyse Arroyo
Arroyo Bows 

"Fantastic bows and repair work! Kate is surely on her way to becoming a stand-out maker."

- Sawyer Thomson
Thomson Violins LTD 

"A bow with life, finese, beautiful craftsmanship, and style! Thanks Kate!"

- Erin Sabrini

"The bow is exquisite!! A work of art from your talented hand."

- Patricia Kudzia

"You have made me so happy - what a great bow!"

- Sara Langbert

"I'm loving the bow. It plays like a dream. It has a wonderfully creamy sound and is the most evenly-hondling bow I've tried. It has fantastic balance and makes all of my instruments sound better. BRAVO!"

- Nathan Giem
Concertmaster, Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra