From rare old logs, William creates one of a kind violins, violas and cellos with the power to fill a hall with harmony and a spirit with splendor. Because of this, William's stringed instruments are played by some of America's best musicians, including several violas in the Chicago Symphony. In fact, although William is a violin maker, or luthier, he is better known for his violas than for his other stringed instruments. This is by virtue of his intense devotion to the often neglected viola. But rest assured whether the instrument you seek is a violin, viola or cello, William's patterns are taken directly from study of original stringed instruments held in private collections and museums across the globe.