In the heart of violinmaking

The Academy

Academia Cremonensis is an international academy of violin-making and bow-making located in the eighteenth century noble palace Mina-Bolzesi, built in an unique position in the centre of Cremona.

This exceptionally building and its exclusive rooms inspires the students and teachers in their daily work and education. The Academia holds a strong position in the cultural life of the city and it is an important meeting point.

Classroom teaching is supported by the highest quality materials and complete equipment selected and developed by the Academia Cremonensis, so every student will experience the access to a professional work environment. They also have knowledge of the cultural and social context of violin making, taking their professional responsibilities seriously.

Most of the lesson hours are individual and take place in each student’s workbench, in support of those practices we provide focused and collective theory lessons.

The Academia supports and promotes an independent and responsible personal and professional growth, thanks to the original working method based on values ​​and inspirations.

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Why Academia Cremonensis

The Academia Cremonensis offers you the possibility to choose between more than 49 different courses, identifying the most suitable course for you, for your career path and for the basic knowledge of violin making.

Academia Cremonensis moreover has created:

24 Certificate courses for those students who are unable to move to Cremona for long periods but intend to deepen their work methodologies and hone their skills.

17 short Taster courses have been designed for all violinmaking enthusiasts who want to enter the world of Academia Cremonensis.

At the end of all courses, graduates will have two differents options to enter in the job contest: the opportunity to be  able to work independently, opening their personal laboratory or that one to access to the many job opportunities that this sector allows. 

All graduates carry the title of Master of Violin-Making.

Where in Cremona?

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