Ulrike Dederer is an award-winning luthier based in Zürich, Switzerland. She began her violin making training at the International violin making school in Cremona, Italy under Vincenzo Bissolotti in 1989, receiving her diploma in 1993. She worked as a maker and restorer for over 12 years before opening her own workshop in 2005. Her work is focused on making violins, violas and cellos in modern and baroque set-up.