‘Wunder Strings’ and the Art of Crafting a Violin

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Alyssa Wunderlich is not your typical music instructor. Yes, she does give lessons in both piano and violin. So, what makes her different from typical music instructors? The 25-year-old also builds her own violins — she also repairs stringed instruments, specifically of the violin family. It isn’t as common these days for someone to get a handmade violin since people find it easier to buy one that was made at a factory or they use a violin that was passed down from generation to generation in their family. It was a lifelong journey that led Alyssa to this career path. It all started at the age of three when she saw someone playing the violin.

“I remembered being just absolutely captivated at how it sounded and how it looked as the person played it,” Alyssa said.

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