This is Chih-Hsien Tseng. She is a Taiwanese guitar student, studying in Germany. Together with her friend and collegue guitarist Arne Willems she came to the workshop to pick up her new guitar. Next month we’ll meet again. In Taiwan, where her former teacher, Alfredo Huang organizes a festival where I’m invited to give a lecture.
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.