The Instrument Makers BBC radio4BBC radio 4 documentary

The Instrument Makers


Musical instrument making is a vibrant craft industry in Britain today. The great cellist Raphael Wallfisch plays a cello by Andreas Hudelmayer of Clerkenwell…


If you don’t live in the UK and therefore can’t play the radio programme from the BBC website you can listen to it here


On 13 May 2017 the Financial Times published this article featuring me


In October 2015 The Amati Magazine wrote a feature about my workshop





Articles I’ve written for The Strad

Hold on tight The Strad, November 2001, A technical article on a method of using a particular type of clamp to repair cracks






Analyse this, The Strad November 2008, A report from the specialist acoustics workshop at Oberlin College, Ohio





Tales of Wine and Wood A ‘postcard’ from a summer lutherie workshop in rural France





Articles written about me

My Space – The Strad, June 2007 My workshop, and the things that mean a lot to me inside it





Double Act – The Strad, May 2010 My wife and I on how we met, daily life and Guarneri-style floorboards





Dual Approach – Classical Music, March 2003  Jessica Duchen visits my workshop





Schoen feature

Feature in Schön! Magazine





Paris double-blind test
Soloist evaluation of six Old Italian and six new violins





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