We are a family business specialised in the making, restoring and selling of bowed instruments of the violin family ( viola, cello etc) and their accessories.
Hendrik Woldring (Hein) is first and foremost a maker of new violins , violas and cellos. After training as furniture and boatbuilder and working in general music restoration he trained as a violinmaker, first in Holland under instruction of a Mittenwald trained maker, and later at the Newark School of violin-making from 1974 until 1977. He set up his first studio doing mostly new-making and some restorations in Garsthuizen until 1985 when the family moved to the town of Groningen and broadened the services to customers with a shop called “Het Strijkershuis” He has been a member of the Dutch Groep of ViolinMakers NGV www.ngv-vioolbouw.nl for approximately 25 years.
He is also a well known skillful restorer. Restoration and repairs take place at the shop in Groningen. Hein is reknowned for combining the sound structure of the instrument with regard to the aesthetic and acoustical qualities.
Jozef Israelsplein 6. GRONINGEN. 9718 EN. Netherlands
Tel+31 50 3184178
Fax+31 50 318 7508