That’s Amore: Owner and Founder Gary Bridgewood describes the neck conversion that was the start of an eight year relationship with an Amati composite violin

Original back of Amati composite

Original back of Amati composite

We’ve been pleased to welcome one of our old ‘favourites’ back in the workshop recently. The instrument is an Amati composite violin with original back and ribs and later front and head which is likely to be the work of John Frederick Lott II. Read more

Focus on hire schemes

Inside Bridgewood and Neitzert (C) Julian Love

Whilst many musicians own and love their favorite instrument(s), there are times when it might make sense to hire an instrument. At Bridgewood and Neitzert we run a number of hire schemes to support students right at the start of their musical journeys through to professional players needing a high-end instrument for a tour or emergency. Read more