John D Johnston - Violin Maker and Restorer


Sydney  -  Melbourne  -  Canberra


42 Tombonda Dr, Kiama NSW 2533


T: (02) 4263-9973    M: 0415 384 009    Email:  here


John Johnston was born in Melbourne and studied violin making in Europe in the 1970s and 1980s. He obtained a Diploma of Violin Making and Restoration from the internationally renowned Newark School of Violin Making in England and has worked in restoration and sold his instruments to orchestras throughout Australia and Europe.


Johnston violins, violas, mandolins and cellos, of which there are to date well over two hundred, are owned and played by leading string players around the world.