The multi-generational Grünke family in Germany, Richard (Father), Klaus and Thomas(Brother), are universally recognized as some of the best bow makers today. Cello Factory (CF) are honoured to invite Mr. Klaus Grünke to speak the craft of bow bowing and the history of German bowmaking in 19th to 20th centuries.
Speaker: Mr. Klaus Grünke (Contemporary German Bow Maker)
Date: 10 May 2017 (Wednesday)Time: 19:00 – 21:00Venue: Cello Factory 香港專業大提琴學院 Workshop 3, 11/F, Block A, Wing Kut Industrial Building, 608 Castle Peak Road, Lai Chi Kok, Hong Kong (5-min walk from Exit B1, Lai Chi Kok MTR Station)
Language: EnglishQuota: 30 persons (Age above 14) Fee: $120 each
Payment method: HSBC "808-807671-001" Cello Factory Limited (Please send the bank slip copy to us as confirmation)
Remarks: Limited seats and first come first serve. Successful registrants will receive confirmation email.
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Klaus Grünke has devoted himself to the study of various theoretical aspects of his field. In the year 2000 he wrote and published together with his colleagues C. Hans Karl Schmidt and Wolfgang Zunterer the encyclopaedia “German Bow Makers” followed by the comprehensive study of “The bows of Nikolai Kittel” which he realized with his colleagues Josef Gabriel and Yung Chin in 2011. He is a member of VDG, Verband Deutscher Geigenbauer und Bogenmacher, and of EILA, Entente International de Luthiers et Archetiers.He also plays an active and leading role in the IPCI, International Pernambuco Conservation Initiative, which was founded by bow makers from all over the world in Paris 2001.