David Bruce Johnson
Left his native Canada in 1978 with a background in craft, music and arts to further his instrument making career. He studied for three years study in Musical Instrument Technology in London in both fretted and bowed stringed instruments. David gained 5 years employment in the violin trade in Beaconsfield and Birmingham before setting up workshop of his own in 1986. After 5 years research and development, the success story of world-renowned Violectra electric violins, violas and cellos began in 1992 and designer and maker David has sold over 190 orders worldwide to date. After a diverse musical background in piano, brass and wind instruments, David plays various stringed instruments , including violin, cello, dulcimer, sitar, kora, banjo, mandolin, & guitar.