Open registration period for the 2024 – 2025 academic year

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Registration period open from May 8 to 29 to enroll in the Bele luthiery school. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Bele.

Set up and Sound Adjustment for Cellos workshop with Robin Aitchison

Set up and Sound Adjustment for Cellos workshop with Robin Aitchison
Place:

BELE.Basque School of Violin Making.

Bele. Conservatorio de Musica – Juan Crisostomo de Arriaga.

Plaza Ibarrekolanda 1, 48015 Bilbao. Spain.

Lecturer: Robin Aitchison.  www.aitchisoncellos.com

Robin Aitchison studied Mechanical Engineering at Sheffield University and later decided to follow his childhood ambition to become a luthier. He trained at the Newark School of Violin Making, after which he worked at the Royal Academy of Music in London on their collection of fine Italian instruments.

Since 2000, Robin and his wife Sarah Mnatzaganian have run a specialist cello business in the cathedral city of Ely, UK and have published a wide range of articles about every aspect of the cello.  Since 2002, Robin has been an annual participant at the VSA Oberlin Violin making workshop. In 2023, Robin led the VSA Oberlin group workshop project, a close copy of the ’Farina’ Montagnana cello, to be featured in the November edition of the Strad Magazine.  

Inscription and Access Tests for 2023-24

Inscription period goes from the 19th of June to the 4th of September 2023. From the 31st of July to the 31st of August admin offices will be closed for summer break. Inscription will be filled in via inscription panel on the web page of the Education Department of the Basque Government (here). This link will take you […]

Listado definitivo de admisiones para las pruebas de acceso

Listado definitivo de admisiones para las pruebas de acceso de junio para el curso 2023-24 : Solicitud de referencia: 23250000411XX 23250001181XX 23250001291XX 23250001551XX

Guitar adjustment and maintenance workshop

Teacher: Sergio Callejo www.scguitarras.com Date: May 13, 2023 Duration: 5 hours. From 9:00 to 14:00 Number of participants: 15 Course price: €50 Language: Spanish Place: BELE. Basque Lutheria School of Bilbao. Juan Crisostomo de Arriaga Professional Music Conservatory Ibarrekolanda Plaza 1, 48015 Bilbao. spain Program: Instruments: guitar, electric guitar and electric bass. How the guitar […]

Violin making schools in The Strad

The Strad, the prestigious magazine on the world of violin and classical music, published an article on violin schools at the beginning of this academic year.

It talks about some of the violin making schools in Europe and the United

Bow Restoration Workshop

Place:

BELE.Basque School of Violin Making. CPM – Juan Crisostomo de Arriaga- MKP.

Plaza Ibarrekolanda 1, 48015 Bilbao. Spain.Date

Lecturer:  Sergio Chanquia. www. sach-archetier.com

Date:  from 17th to 19th of February 2023. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

We start with Erasmus+ 2022

This is our seventh Erasmus plus project, the second in the 2021-2027 cycle.

We continue along the path of training internationalization, links with

Identification and Restoration of historical instruments

Workshop about Identification and Restoration of historical instruments with Paul Goling.

Inscription and Access Tests for the 2022-23 academic year

New inscription and Access Tests for the 2022-23 academic year.
Inscription period goes from the 2nd to the 13th of May 2021.
Access Tests will be held the 13th of June 2022 at 9:00 in BELE, Basque Violin Making School.