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Live demonstration Thu, 14 April - Tue, 19 April

Master at work: Decorating viola da gamba

Master luthier Shem Mackey will be working live in the Cenacolo room, demonstrating different techniques of period musical instrument decoration. Shem will create a fingerboard and tailpiece decoration in boxwood and walnut marquetry for a tenor viol. The master luthier will also demonstrate how to create an intricate geometrical inlay for the viola da gamba.

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