This beautiful instrument, valued at approximately $140,000, will be available to a winner of the 2018 Musical Instrument Bank competition and was in the possession of composer, pianist, and violinist Sophie-Carmen (Sonia) Eckhardt-Gramatté for almost 60 years.
Stay tuned for the announcement of this year’s winners in September.
GuidelinesAbout the Musical Instrument Bank
A Week in the Life of a Classical Musician
5 Questions: Andréa Tyniec, violinist
William Turner: An Instrumental Legacy
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Many generous individuals and foundations have made donations and loans of fine stringed instruments to the Musical Instrument Bank.