Andrea Proietti was born in Rome in 1976. At the age of 21 he moved to Cremona, where he began his formative education in the construction, maintenance and restoration of bows of the classic quartet. During his training he worked in Avignon with Katia Louis and Remí Bertaux and in Paris with Edwin Clément, where he learned the manufacturing techniques of the French bow. Andrea moved back to Cremona in 2002 where he began a collaboration in the workshop of Giovanni Lucchi and stayed until 2006 specializing in construction and restoration. He taught at the international school of bow making in Cremona from 2003 to 2010. In 2007 he moved to Cesena and opened his own workshop where he still works. In 2018 and 2019 he worked alongside Tibor Kovàcs in Paris.