I succesfully  completed my training as maker in Puurs at CmB. Additionally I earned my Master’s Degree, with distinction, in Music with specialization in Musical Instruments/violinmaking at the School of Arts in Ghent/Belgium.



West Dean – UK:  cello ; Oberlin (USA): René Morel (USA) and

J-F Schmitt (Fr); Durham (USA) bow restauration with Lynn Armour Hannings (USA) ; Fertans ( Fr) bow with J. Grunberger; Parma ( It):   “mould making” withSharon Que – luthier ( USA); Fertans (Fr) Restauration  JJ. Fasnacht; Dinan (Fr) varnish making F. Perego; Fertans (Fr) varnish retouching with Iris Carr

For three years visiting professor “violinmaking” -  at the School of Arts -  Gent / Belgium

A specialist in building baroque instruments like the bas de violon, the violoncello piccolo and so on.

1990 – to date: studio for violinmaking - independent builder and restorer of string instruments.


+32 498 10 95 92




Gemeentestraat 5 / 15

2300 Turnhout



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