Italian luthier Andrea Varazzani (b. 1982) studied at the International Violin Making School of Cremona under Massimo Negroni and Wanna Zambelli. After graduating in 2000, he worked for Daniele Tonarelli for several years, before opening his own workshop in Sesto Cremonese in 2006. He has participated in international competitions, including several Cremona Triennale lutherie competitions, as well as the 2008 Pisogne Italian National Violin Making competition, where he won a bronze medal. He is a member of the Consortium of Violin Makers "Antonio Stradivari" and the Italian Lutherie Association.