This is Ruben Silva Kas, thirteen years old. Last month he won the second prize of the Princes Christina Junior Competition and after that he came to the workshop with his father to buy a new guitar. He is very happy with it and recorded a couple of video’s with it. Ruben is a student of Lydia Kennedy at the Academie Muzikaal Talent
Otto Vowinkel is a household name in the classical guitar world; a renowned luthier with customers all over the world.
His instruments are physically light, easy to play, ultra-responsive and very powerful. His guitars have outstanding tonal qualities, evenness in sound colour and a perfect intonation.
Otto blogs about making guitars, guitarists who play his instruments, festivals he visits and ‘his’ guitar series Meesters op de Gitaar. He also writes about guitar maintenance.