SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: Presentation by Bowmaker François Malo (second of two)

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

4:30 pm

Campbell Recital Hall Map

Sponsored by:
Department of Music, Stanford Live, Friends of Music, Ben and A. Jess Shenson Funds, Stanford Arts Office of the Associate Dean, Pre-Collegiate Studies, Joan & Philip Leighton, Edward Wu, and Autism Fun Bay Area. Special thanks to Peter & Helen Bing.

In the second of two presentations by Canadian bowmaker François Malo, he will discuss and demonstrate his bows that have found their way into the hands of string players at Stanford and beyond.

Celebrated for his excellence in the French bowmaking tradition, Malo bows can be found in the hands of some of the finest instrumentalists in the world. Malo first studied under French bowmaker Jean Yves Matter, and continued his studies in Mirecourt, the French capital of violin and bowmaking for the last 200 years, where he further honed his craft under Gilles Duhaut. A third apprenticeship with famous Parisien maker Stephane Thomachot completed his training in the French bowmaking tradition, after which he apprenticed with New York bowmaker William Slachow in the late 1980s. In the late 1990s, Malo taught at the summer bowmaking camp in Oberlin, Ohio. He is currently a member of the American Federation of Violin and Bowmakers. Also a cellist, Malo earned a degree in cello performance from McGill University.

Malo's first presentation on Sunday, June 24, will discuss his autobiography, the history of French bowmakers, and the making of a bow from beginning to end.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Campbell Recital Hall Map



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