Welcome to Rutman’s Violins

GlobeMagIlyaA native of Moldavia, Russia, Ilya Rutman has been involved in instrument making and repair since 1990. He attended the North Bennett Street School in Boston, Massachusetts under the direction of Marilyn Wallin and Arthur Toman , where his exceptional skill and craftsmanship enabled him to quickly graduate in an unprecedented two years. During school time, Ilya also took a class from Arnold Bone in bow rehair and small repairs. In 1996 Ilya was AWARDED CERTIFICATE for Tone for his Quartet of instruments he entered into the VSA’s international competition in Albuquerque, NM.

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