HONG SUNG HEE - 홍성희 바이올린 제작자
She was born in Seoul, in South Korea, in 1980.
She learned to play violin when she was a child.
In 2002, she graduated at University in violin section.
In 2003, she came to Italy for studying at violin making school of Cremona "Antonio Stradivari "(I.P.I.A.L.L).
Since the, she dedicated to put professionale effort in her instruments.
Her instruments are models form traditional Cremonese, she also dedicated particular attention to the choice of materials and the quality of sound.
She has participated in professional luthier master courses, stage and she was awarded in international violin making competitions:
2006 : graduated "Antonio Stradivari(I.P.I.A.L.L).
2006-2007 : stage under the guidance of Master Alessandro Voltini.
2007-2009 : Course of baroque instruments making at the "Antonio Stradivari "(I.P.I.A.L.L).
2008 : Triennial international of Queretaro, in Mexico ; 2nd Prize and Silver-Medal with a Violin.
2012-2013 : Course of violin making in the violin school of Cremona "Antonio Stradivari "(I.F.T.S)-Acoustics improvement and set up"- Obtaining the maximum score.
2013-2014 : Stage under the guidance of Master Luca Primon in Trento in Italy.
2014 : VII international violin making competitions of Mittenwald in Germany ; Semi finalist with violin section.
2014 : International violin makers competition "violin : soul and shape "- Tchaikovsky in Moscow ; 1st Prize and Gold-Medal with a violin.
She lives and works in Cremona where makes violin, viola and cellos.
She also dedicated to the restoration and the acoustic improving of instruments.