R. Kim Tipper & Associates Fine Violins
RKTV Contact Info: 1111 Esquimalt Road, Victoria, British Columbia, V9A 3N5, Canada, 250-588-1893, nomail@tipper-violins.com
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Brad Janzen, Saskatoon 2015 Flag of Canada
Length of back: 403 mm (15 78")   Brad Janzen is a Saskatoon maker who has long worked for the Soundpost in their Ottawa shop. He trained as a maker first and continues to be prolific. This viola is new from his workshop and shows extensive attractive antiquing to the rich varnish.
$15,000 Viola front
Brad Janzen, Saskatoon 2016 Flag of Canada
Length of back: 394 mm (15 12")   Brad Janzen is a Saskatoon maker who has long worked for the Soundpost in their Ottawa shop. He will not be found on the internet. This viola is new from his workshop and shows moderate amount of antiquing.
$15,000 Viola front
Ludovic Proulx, Fait à Montréal en 2017, #03 Flag of Canada
Length of back: 390 mm (15 38")   Playing string length: 357 mm (14").
A very small viola with a big sound by a young Quebec maker. Ludovic has freely interpreted the work of Andrea Guarneri in a model of reduced size and has thoroughly antiqued the appearance in both the wood and the varnish. Click www.ludovicproulxviolons.com and www.leforumdesfabricants.org/fabricant/ludovic-proulx for more information.
$14,500 Viola front
Petko Stoinov, fece Kazanlak 2018 Flag of Bulgaria ~ SOLD ~
A new viola constructed on the classic Stradivari pattern with a back length of 410 mm. Click www.violinstoinov.com for more information.
  Viola front