RTI Radio Taiwan InternationalTaiwan's master violin-maker

  • 10 July, 2021

Taiwan has no shortage of serious violinists trained in the western classical style, but until recently, many of their instruments came from abroad. That was until Chiu Chung-wei came along. This determined lover of the violin didn’t come from the background you’d expect of a master instrument-maker, but nevertheless, his creations have found a local market and are ringing out across Taiwan today. Mr. Chiu joins us today for a look at how an ordinary young Taiwanese man took an unusual career move and found success.