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Testimonials praising McCaigue's Instruments

The workmanship of Dennis McCaique's violin is absolutely exquisite, it has such attractive look and playability.  The tone and power is at first rate for a solo instrument, I highly recommend Mr. McCaique's instrument!

Keng-Yuen Tseng
Violin Faculty, Peabody Conservatory
Artistic Director, Evergreen Orchestra

To Mr. Richard Gagliardi                 
Recently, while at the shop of Mr. Gagliardi, I was fortunate to play two violins made by Dennis McCaigue.  One was a copy of the "Arditti" Strad and the other a copy of a Guanerius del Gesu. I was, quite frankly, overwhelmed by the quality of these instruments.  They had power and depth of tone found only in the best of instruments.  Furthermore, the thing that really astounded me was that the "Strad" had all the qualities of a Strad- and the del Gesu all the qualities of a del Gesu!!!

I was so impressed by these instruments that I recommended the Strad copy to my best student-and he bought it! May I say in my career, I have played many of the finest instruments and I think Mr. McCaigue belongs amoung the highest eshelon of violin makers both present and past, and I look foward with great excitement to owning a McCaigue myself!!

Franco Gennarelli
Concertmaster - New York Grand Opera

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