Mr. Zheng Quan
Zheng Quan began to learn violin making skill under the violinmaker master Dai Hongxiang in Beijing Instruments Research Institute since 1978. He has won more than twenty prizes in the international competitions, including 4 times of gold medal. In 1987, he got the gold medal prize in the 1st Violin Making Competition in Italy. And in the same year, he got two gold medals of violin and viola in the international violin making competitions in Bulgaria. He also won the gold medal of Viola in the Soviet Union Tchaikovsky International Violin Making Competition in 1990.
In 1987, he was awarded the honorary title of "Chinese violin making master" by Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Light Industry. In 1991 he was regarded as "China Music celebrity" by "China music Almanac", and "China Instrument Celebrity" by "China Instrument" in 2002. His products are used by many musicians from internationally renowned orchestras such as Boston Symphony, London Symphony Orchestra musicians, and also performers like, Lv Siqing, Huang Bin, Lin Chaoyang and other violinist. His products were collected by Italy Cremona International Violin Making School Museum and the Bulgaria national Museum.
He has held international violin making master seminars for many times. The first and second violin making exhibition was held in Beijing in 1989 and 2000. The first violin making masterpiece exhibition was held in Shanghai in 2002. He also held many thematic concerts of violin works and founded the violin making branch of China Musical Instrument Association.