Timothy G. Johnson has been making and restoring string instruments for over 30 years and instruments of the violin and viol families since 1990. A specialist in historical performance, he creates medieval, Renaissance, and baroque instruments for professional musicians worldwide. After earning degrees at Harvard and Longy School of Music, Mr. Johnson received a degree in violin making and restoration from the Jacobs School of Music in 1993. He has done extensive research into string instrument design, acoustics, and ergonomics, applying them in practical ways to benefit performers. His studio in Eastern Connecticut welcomes clients by appointment. Services include: new instruments tailored to the needs of the performer, expert restorations for modern and historical performance, acoustical analysis, and sound adjustments.