Roberto Tirado

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Roberto Tirado began working in the music industry with William Lewis & Son, the famed violin company out of Chicago.  After studying building and repairs he was given the opportunity to head the string instrument line for Gemeinhardt in Elkhart, Indiana.  For years Roberto has worked to improve the Artisan String lines for Gemeinhardt both in quality of sound and playability.

Interview Date:
June 15, 2011
Job Title:
String Shop Manager
Gemeinhardt Flute Company