instruments http://wrvo.org en Keeping the craft of instrument making alive http://wrvo.org/post/keeping-craft-instrument-making-alive <p></p><p>John Delmonico works at a small violin shop on East Avenue in Rochester, continuing&nbsp;a tradition that dates back to the 16th century.</p><p>"You know it's something we don't hear about that much anymore," said Delmonico, who began working at Sullivan Violins five years ago.</p><p>“Really, the story is I couldn't find a teaching job and I needed a job.”</p><p>He’s a classically-trained cellist with a background in music education. He started out as an office clerk at Sullivan’s, but soon took an interest in how the instruments were built and maintained.</p> Sat, 10 May 2014 12:34:00 +0000 Noelle Evans 55515 at http://wrvo.org Keeping the craft of instrument making alive