Quercetani, born in Parma on November 7th 1961, studied at the Scuola
di Liuteria at the Academy of Music in Parma, under the direction of Maestro
Renato Scrollavezza, taking a diploma of Maker of Stringed Instruments
He began his autonomous professional
activity in 1987, opening a workshop in the heart of the city of Parma,
in one of its most ancient and characteristic streets: Borgo delle Colonne.
His instruments are played by many professional players
in Italy and abroad and used for quite as many recordings. He built most
of the instruments of the chamber orchestra “Europa Galante”, conducted
by Maestro Fabio Biondi.
15 years of professional activity, he now decided to open a stringed instruments
making school, for Italian and foreign students. His school "Bottega
di Parma" aims to encompass all the features of a craftman's