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Carla Shapreau

Carla Shapreau is the Curator of the Ansley K. Salz Collection of Stringed Instruments. She brings to this position a background of violin making, restoration, and service as a member of the non-profit American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers, the Violin Society of America, the International Council of Museum’s Committee of Museums and Collections of Instruments and Music, and the American Musical Instrument Society.

A recipient of a 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship in connection with her musical cultural property research, Shapreau has written and lectured broadly on topics pertaining to instruments of the violin family and other music-related issues, such as:

In addition, Carla Shapreau is a Lecturer in the School of Law, where she teaches a course on art and cultural property law, including topics pertaining to collection management. She is also a Senior Fellow in the Institute of European Studies, where she is conducting cultural property research in the field of music.

Carla Shapreau CV

Research website: the Lost Music Project