This is Arne Willems, a classical guitarist from Wuppertal, Germany. The picture above was taken back in 2017 when he visited my workshop to collect his guitar. The picture can be found on his instagram account. Every now and then, Arne drops by for lunch, combining his holidays at the Dutch coast with a social visit. Last month he sent me two YouTube videos in which he premieres the work of his friend, composer Marius Bajog. I herewith forward them. Arne plays a cedar top concert model.
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.