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Devin Hough
Luthier and musician

 

 

 

Biography
viola d'amore pegbox

Luthier
Started training as violin maker at age 12 with his grandfather, Paul Schaupp, Inglewood, California
1985–1991 refined skills in building and repair with Albert C Muller in Sacramento, California.
Since 1991 own shop reparing all forms of bowed string instruments.
Specialty in recreating instruments from the baroque, renaissance and medieval periods.

Musician
Have played baroque violin and viola with the UC Davis Baroque Ensemble since 1995. Have played at times with bay area baroque groups; Magnificat, Camerata California, Arcangeli Baroque Strings and Sacramento Baroque Soloists.

Society member since 2007.

Viola d'amore interests Became fascinated with the viola d'amore at age 12 looking through my grandfathers books of various instruments in museums. I then helped my grandfather make a viola d'amore, began looking up music for it and started trying to learn how to play it.
Other interests Cycling, art gallery shows and openings and the various activities of my four kids.
Instruments

I play on an instrument I built in 1999.
Another viola d'amore made in 2009 is owned by society member Daniel Geiger.

Exhibits I have exhibited in the Berkeley Festival's exhibition and won an award of excellence in the 2000 California State Fair art competition with my viola d'amore.
Reviews Photo and caption in 2001 Strings Magazine Buyer's Guide
Contact

Devin Hough
2720 Pole Line Rd Apt 3
Davis, California 95618-0359
USA

phone (530) 750-1132
email: devin.hough at gmail.com
web: www.devinhoughviolins.com

Devin Hough's personal viola d'amore.

Hough viola d'amore

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Hough viola d'amore pegbox

 

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