Founded in 1972
For over 40 years, VMSA has been acknowledged as an international leader in Luthier education
The Violin Making School of America was founded in 1972 by Peter Paul Prier in Salt Lake City, Utah. In this beautiful setting, the school provides you with a foundation of skills and knowledge on which to build a career as a Luthier.
The school seeks applicants who are motivated to combine the unique skills of violin making with the desire to construct instruments of tonal and aesthetic beauty.