2020 VMAAI Competition/Convention

The VMAAI Board is assessing conditions related to the coronavirus outbreak and considering guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control on mass gatherings.  A decision about the 2020 VMAAI competition/convention will be made in the coming months.  Check back here for updates.


If the 2020 convention  and competition is held, it will take place Tuesday through Friday, October 13-16, 2020.





The Violin Makers Association of Arizona International (VMAAI) is a non-profit, educational organization created to encourage and develop the art of violin making.  Founded in 1958, VMAAI is the oldest violin making association in the United States, with members from all 50 states and many foreign countries.  Violin makers, both accomplished and novice, and others interested in the art are encouraged to join and participate in the association’s activities,  VMAAI is governed by a Board elected by the members at the annual convention and competition according to Bylaws voted on by the members.

Brochure describing the VMAAI organization and its activities is available to download and print.  We encourage you to use this brochure to promote the organization.  We encourage members to provide this brochure to anyone who might be interested in violin making.