Musical instrument making

Making traditional stringed and keyboard instruments – starting or finishing with Andy Butterworth

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MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKING - STARTING OR CONTINUING PROJECTS An exciting opportunity to either start making a new instrument in preparation to join our nine day course or to continue one you have already begun. If you are starting a new instrument or are new to these courses, please contact us before booking. Instruments should be selected according to your woodworking experience and interests. The tutor will contact you to discuss your choice and the materials required.


Andy Butterworth

Andy has been attending the West Dean Musical Instrument Making Course for over 35 years, firstly as a student and then as a tutor. His work as a restorer and maker in the horological and musical genres gives particular insight into technical aspects, especially for keyboard instruments and hurdy-gurdies, which have some "engineering" content.


Residential option available. Find out accommodation costs and how to book here.

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