Wojciech Topa is one of Poland's most prominent luthiers. He initially studied violin making at the Technical College of Violin Making in Nowy Targ. He then worked with the reknowned master Jan Bobak before establishing his own workshop in 2002. Since then he has become widely know and respected for the originality of his work and his ability to combine a powerful projecting sound with warmth and depth. His instruments are used by top professionals including K.A. Ball, Ivan Monighetti, Stefan Kamasa, Jerzy Kosmala, Andrzej Bauer, and many others at the college and professional levels in the U.S.