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Michael Kennedy Guitars

Michael Kennedy Guitars

I strongly believe that a cohesive design in both structure and aesthetics is fundamental to producing exceptional instruments. These ideals could most succinctly be described as ‘clean elegance’. My approach to achieving these tonal and visual goals has continually developed over the course of my career but is rooted in the melding of science and instinct. With a formal education in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and a three-year apprenticeship with master luthier Sergei de Jonge, I strive to not simply keep these forces in balance, but use them collaboratively to create something greater than the sum of its parts.

Located: Montreal, Quebec Canada

Professionally Selling: Since January 2006

Professional Organizations: Mile End Guitar Coop

Dealers: Dream Guitars

Studied With: Sergei de Jonge

Shows: Holy Grail Guitar Show , La Conner Guitar Festival , Healdsburg Guitar Festival , Montreal Guitar Show , Woodstock Invitational Luthiers Showcase , Vancouver Guitar Festival , Memphis Guitar Show , Fretboard Summit , B.I.G. Festival , Santa Barbara Guitar Show

Artists: Jonathan Kreisberg , Mike O'Brien

Instrument Types: Steel String Acoustic

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