Stefano Trabucchi was born on February 5th, 1970. At the age of 8 began his studies on the violin as he was initimately attracted by art, music and in particular the instrument itself.
At the age of 14, he enrolled at the Stradivari Institute of violin making in Cremona, where he graduated with honors in 1988 under the guidance of Massimo Negroni and Stefano Conia. Four years of apprenticeship in Marco Nolli’s violin making workshop followed, enabling him to learn many secrets of the craft. In 1992 he opened his own workshop in Cremona. His work takes inspiration from the great Stradivari tradition, starting from original plans and models.
Stefano Trabucchi as distinguished himself in various exhibitions and competitions. Of particular importance was the result obtained at the “Triennale of Cremona” in 1994 where he was placed 1st out of 54 participants winning the “mention of honor”. He has a special attention to the choice of selected wood and for the tonal qualities of his instruments.