Trained at the famous violinmaking school in Mittenwald, Germany, (graduated 1974) Francis Morris makes violins, violas and cellos of highest quality. He was a winner of the 2002 Certificate of Merit for Tone from the Violin Society of America.


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Stradivari Model 1713

Stradivari Model 1734 [Sold]



16" Brothers Amati 1602

Del Gesù Model 1730



Francis Morris 2017 violin / Cho-Liang Lin / at the Metzler Violin Shop

As part of the 3rd Annual Contemporary American Violin & Bow Maker Exhibition & Sale, Los Angeles, violinist Cho-Liang Lin conducted Tonal Comparisons of 35 violins on Saturday evening, April 6, 2019. In this clip Mr. Lin plays a 2017 violin made by Francis Morris of Great Barrington, Massachusetts. This violin has been sold.


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