Rainer Beilharz began his violinmaking career in 1982 at 18 years of age in Melbourne, Australia. Rainer has worked extensively in all aspects of violin making including restoration, repair and bow making as well as new making and has a deep knowledge and understanding of the violin. He is now one of the most sought after violin makers in the country with instruments played worldwide.
Rainers work has received the highest accolades internationally.
His awards include three certificates of merit and a total of four silver medals at the VSA competitions in the USA since 2012.