Raymond Schryer, born in 1961, first learned violinmaking from his uncle and then spent a three-year apprenticeship in Toronto. He has won one VSA gold medal (2002) and six silver ones, as well as a gold (2003) and a silver (2009) at the Cremona Trienniale. Both his gold medals were for cello, an instrument for which he is especially noted. He has been active in the Oberlin summer workshop, as well as publishing many articles in The Strad and Strings. His workshop is in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada.
Instrument in Collection
2011 Stradivari model