Międzynarodowy Konkurs Lutniczy im. Henryka Wieniawskiego
Raymond Schryer (Canada) - Chairman of the Jury / 2016

Raymond Schryer (Canada) – Chairman of the Jury / 2016

Raymond Schryer, born 1961 in Sault Ste Marie ON Canada, has been passionate about violins for over 35 years. Raymond studied violin performance at the University of Western Ontario and now enjoys arranging music and performing.

At the age of fourteen, Raymond studied violin making with his uncle Fernand Schryer in Quebec. At 21 Raymond earned a formal 3 year apprenticeship from the violin shop of Geo. Heinl & Co. in Toronto. The decades from 1992 – 2012 are filled with research, innovation and rewards. During his competition years Raymond was awarded 10 medals consistently improved his standing in international violin making competitions, winning 2 gold medals, 7 silver medals and 1 bronze. One of his proudest moments was the Gold Medal win for Cello in October 2003 at the Triennale Internazionale in Cremona Italy, where the cello resides in a permanent exhibition.

Raymond has been an active member and on the boards of: the American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers and the Violin Society of America. He has served on the jury panel for several international violin making competitions. Raymond has enjoyed the opportunity to teach at violin making schools, conferences and workshops worldwide.
At the Oberlin Workshop Raymond and his colleagues collaborate and apply new technologies to the art of violin making. Publishing articles and research projects have benefited his career by sharing with other makers worldwide. Raymond Schryer is a recognized leader and innovator in his field.

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Photo gallery - open consultations with jury members for participants - 13th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (14.05.2016)

Photo gallery - open consultations with jury members for participants - 13th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (14.05.2016)

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Photo gallery - final jury meeting, opening envelopes containing names of laureates - 13th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (12.05.2016)

Photo gallery - final jury meeting, opening envelopes containing names of laureates - 13th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (12.05.2016)

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Photo gallery - Stage 3, acoustic evaluation of instruments at concert hall - 13th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (12.05.2016)

Photo gallery - Stage 3, acoustic evaluation of instruments at concert hall - 13th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (12.05.2016)

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Photo gallery - Stage 3, acoustic evaluation of instruments at chamber hall - 13th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (12.05.2016)

Photo gallery - Stage 3, acoustic evaluation of instruments at chamber hall - 13th International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (12.05.2016)

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Open consultations with jury members for all participants of the 13th International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (14.05.2016)

Open consultations with jury members for all participants of the 13th International H. Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (14.05.2016)

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Gallery - International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (1957-2011) in photographs

Gallery - International Henryk Wieniawski Violin Making Competition (1957-2011) in photographs

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