Ute Zahn, Chair
Ute was born in Germany into a musical family and took up the cello at ten. She studied violin making at the Newark School of Violin Making in Newark-on-Trent, England. Her violin making has taken her from Hong Kong to Vancouver. She is now in Minnesota, where she works at the House of Note. Her passion for violin making and her love for travel found the perfect home in LSF. In 2011 she traveled on her first LSF mission to Jamaica, and is planning a trip to South Africa in the future.
Dixie Huthmaker, Secretary
Dixie owns Huthmaker Fine Violins in Atlanta, GA, with her husband Roland and daughter Anna, and has been a supporter of Luthiers Sans Frontieres since 2009. She is a retired orchestra teacher and violist and believes strongly in music education for children everywhere.
Anna Huthmaker, Treasurer
Anna is one of the owners of Huthmaker Fine Violins in Atlanta, GA, where she is fondly known as the 'Bow Queen". Anna joined Luthiers Sans Frontieres in 2010 and has traveled to Ecuador, Haiti and Cuba on missions. She is proud to share her love of bow restoration and looks forward to many more LSF missions.
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