Michal's workshop specialises in bowed stringed musical instruments and can offer bespoke making, maintenance, repair, restoration, period conversion, rental and sales.
Michal has been working with bowed instruments since 1999. His training began with doublebass repairer and restorer Pavel Ženíšek in Prague, Czech Republic.
He undertook further professional training at West Dean College, West Sussex, United Kingdom. Under the tuition of master luthiers Roger Rose and Shem Mackey he specialised in making early bowed instruments of Viola da gamba and Violin family. Michal graduated with Distinction in summer 2010 and gained the West Dean Trust Chairman's Prize for his high achievement during the course.
After several years working in the workshops around the globe and teaching instrument making at West Dean College Michal is now established in Cambridge, United Kingdom where he can offer his valuable versatile knowledge and experience to bring you quality bowed musical instruments and services of a professional luthier.