Wojciech Topa Violin Guadagnini model, Zakopane Poland 2023
One of Poland’s finest luthiers, Wojciech Topa has received critical acclaim around the world. He was born in 1968, and studied at the Fine Arts High School in Zakopane before attending the Technical College of Violin Making in Nowy Targ, Poland. He finished his studies under the Master Jan Bobak before opening his own workshop in 2002.
Topa’s instruments are known for their power, projection, and virtuosity and are designed with the soloist in mind. His instruments are played by many prominent players worldwide, including K.A. Ball, Ivan Monighetti, Stefan Kamasa, Jerzy Kosmala, Andrzej Bauer, and more.