Colin Garrett – British Violin Making Association

6th February 2022  |  ALUMNI | AWARD WINNERS

Winner of the 2021 Heritage Crafts / Marsh Volunteer Award

Colin GarrettThe Heritage Crafts / Marsh Volunteer of the Year award was won by Colin Garrett from Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire, violin maker and volunteer with the British Violin Making Association and Rowan Armour-Brown Memorial Trust Fund.

Colin has been a member of the British Violin Making Association for over 20 years and in that time has served many roles including Chairman and BVMA Enterprises Secretary. For the last 18 years he has also been Treasurer of the Rowan Armour Brown Trust, a charity that helps supports student luthiers with financial grants, wood distribution and work experience placements. He is also Treasurer of Luthiers Sans Frontiers, a charity that offers free training to some of the poorest countries in the world.

Photo: Nick Carter, Marsh Charitable Trust, presenting the award to Colin Garrett, Heritage Crafts / Marsh Volunteer of the Year winner 2021