Posted on May 21, 2020February 5, 2024 by Dale Phillips Tamburitzas Tamburitzas by Nick Hayden Originally published as Guild of American Luthiers Data Sheet #18, 1975 This is a run down on the Tamburitza family. This instrument came first from Yugoslavia, mostly from Croatia. In the past 25 years there has been hundreds of children’s junior groups formed in the U.S., from New York to California. Most of the Tamburitzas are made in this country by men like me. Some people order from Europe, but those are factory made. There is a university here in Pittsburg which has had a Tamburitza group for over 30 years. They travel all over the world. I know they travel out your way to perform, so watch the paper, and you can see them. Become A Member to Continue Reading This Article This article is part of our premium web content offered to Guild members. To view this and other web articles, join the Guild of American Luthiers. Members also receive 4 annual issues of American Lutherie and get discounts on products. For details, visit the membership page. If you are already a member, login for access or contact us to setup your account.