Robert Ames

Robert Ames was associated with the atelier of William Salchow, in New York City rising to the position of shop foreman. While with Mr. Salchow, he produced approximately 200 bows. He also received thorough training in the repair and restoration of fine bows, as he studied the finest examples of French, English, and German bowmakers. […]


Alejandra Quevedo

Ms. Quevedo joined Robert Ames Fine Violins and Bows in 2011 where she began to manage inventory, customer relations, and communication systems. Working at the shop has given her the opportunity to be exposed to fine instruments, bows, and exceptional players on a daily basis. She enjoys assisting musicians in their search for the perfect […]


Gregory Ames

Gregory Ames is a bow repair and restoration specialist. He received training from his father, Robert Ames, as well as completing the Violin Society of America’s bow restoration workshop in Oberlin, Ohio, and the Mohr & Mohr bow rehairing and maintenance workshop in Ashland, Ohio. He studied double bass at the Manhattan School of Music […]