“You don’t make it with your hands, you form it with your hands. You make it with your mind” Edgar Tolson 1971.
“Art is a birth, and you can’t go to a teacher and find out how to be born…you have to struggle…until that image, the one that comes out of your need to create, emerges.” Malcah Zeldis 1978.
1980 graduate of the Violin Making School of America, SLC, Utah. Worked for V. Nigogosian at Stradivarious Studios in NYC and has taught violin making at the Escuela de Vida Y Movimiento in Mexico City, Mexico. Ms. Kundert has built custom-made violas for Roberto and Manuel Diaz, Helen Callus, Daniel Sweany, Daniel and Bill Foster, Katherine Murdock, James Dunham, Toby Appel, Charles Noble, Joel Belgiques, Milena Pajaro-Van de Stadt(winner of the 2010 Tertis International Viola Competition), Lynne Ramsey and Erika Eckert among others. She has had commissions from Brigham Young and Michigan State Universities. She is the current owner of Kundert Violin & Viola in Oro Valley, AZ.