Link to Minnesota State College Southeast Technical Musical Instrument Repair & Construction at Southeast Technical - Red Wing, Minnesot  

Violin Repair Program - Instructors

Charlotte Matis graduated from MSC Southeast in 2002 with a diploma in Violin Repair, and also completed Archtop Instrument Construction in 2003. After a year doing repair in Milwaukee at Cascio Interstate Music, she moved to the workshop at Claire Givens Violins, whom she worked for until 2012. That spring she opened Blackbird's Music Store in Minneapolis, where she is shop foreman and teaches violin. Charlotte can also be found playing her fiddle with various local bands.




Charlotte Mathis