The Chicago School of Violin Making focuses its instruction on developing basic skills necessary for graduates to enter the field of violin making and repair as professionals. During the three-year program, teaching is done on an individual and/or small group basis, and the students learn traditional methods of construction of instruments in the violin family. Graduates of the Chicago School of Violin Making are well prepared to join the select number of individuals qualified to make and repair fine stringed instruments.

The Chicago School of Violin Making, Inc. is authorized for operation by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 431 East Adams, Second Floor, Springfield, IL 62601-1404,

This facility is approved for GI Bill education benefits by the Illinois State Approving Agency.