David Lien began studying violin in his own country, then studied for some years in Vienna. During that time he became interested in making, and went on to train in Cremona. David Lien is a wonderful example of top Asian makers training in the traditional European setting, then taking his knowledge and craft back home. He has gained renown from his Taiwan workshop.
David Lien violins are hand-carved from aged-select tone-woods. Spruce top of medium to fine grain. Two piece maple back of narrow to medium flame. Ribs and scroll similar to back. Finished in a spirit varnish of amber on a golden ground. Each violin is shop adjusted by our experienced, in-house (Tucson, AZ) luthiers, to assure excellent playability. Made in Taiwan.