Violin maker in Cremona
Lucas Fabro was born in 1991.
At a very young age he started to show interest in woodworking thanks to being part of a Scouts group, which he joined at the age of five.
Later on in his youth, he started taking violin lessons with the maestro Roberto Cuccurullo, also joining the “Camerata de Bernal” as a player.
Combining these two passions of music and woodworking, he decided to move to Cremona, Italy, to pursue his studies in violin making at the I.P.I.A.L.L. Institute (Istituto Professionale Internazionale del Artigianato Liutario e del Legno, “Antonio Stradivari”).
During his studies, he was a recipient of the Stauffer Foundation Scholarship.
He currently collaborates with Liuteria Tonewood, one of the leading suppliers of maple wood for instruments. With Liuteria Tonewood he has participated at Cremona Mondomusica and has visited the forests in Croatia to enhance his theoretical and practical knowledge of wood. Through this involvement with the company, he has a unique expertise on the whole process involved in the preparation of wood used in violin making, from the cutting of the tree to the moment the wood is dried. He applies this knowledge and techniques to expertly select the best wood to use for his instruments.
Some of the people that have contributed to his profesional training are the masters: Luca Bellini, Massimo Negroni, Edzio Scarpini, Alessandro Voltini and especially Daniele Scolari and Davide Sora.