Sebastian Dirr Cello Bow, Erlangen, Germany 2022

A beautiful cello bow by Sebastrian Dirr. 78 Grams, with a strong and warm tone, refined handling and colorfully vocal tone.

About Sebastian:

Sebastrian Dirr was born in 1964 in Erlangen. After high school graduation and university studies in Music Science, he trained as an apprentice bow maker in the workshops of Roderich Paesold in Bubenreuth from 1988 until 1990, and then worked there for another 7 years. In 1993 he successfully passed the master craftsman examination in bow making, administered by the chamber of commerce Crafts and Trades of the Coty of Nuremburg.

In 1997, he worked for Richard Grunke where ge was active in the production of new bows, and also did major repair work.

Fro. 2001, Sebastian has been self employed opening his own studio in Erlangen. He is one of the founding members of the International Pernambuco Convservation Initiative (I.P.C.I.) of which one of the goals is to plant new Pernambuco trees in cooperation with scientists in Brazil.

Awards:

1997

-Special Prize of the French Association or Violin and Bowmakersfor the outstanding achievements

-Silver medal for cello bow, Mittenwald

1999

- Honorable Mentionfor a cello bow at the 2nd international competition in Paris

2005

-Silver medal for a violin bow, Mittenwald

-Bronze Medal for cello bow

2012

-Mondomusica

Jury member of Cuvée Darling Exhibitiom

Sebastian Dirr Cello Bow, Erlangen, Germany 2022