Matthieu Devuyst makes violins, violas and Cello of the highest quality. The Italian violin-makers of the 17th and 18th centuries are his main source of inspiration.
For eight years he worked at the Machold workshops in Bremen and Vienna, where he restored, repaired, maintained and adjusted instruments of famous Italian violin-makers (Stradivarius, Guarnerius, Guadagnini…). It gave him the opportunity to learn and understand what gave these magnificent instruments their great acoustic and visual qualities.
Born in Brussels, Matthieu Devuyst started his apprenticeship at the School of Violin Making of Mirecourt, in France and later studied at Newark in England where he obtained the” Upper Merit” distinction.