Competent authority Authority
Violin maker (master craftsman qualification)
German: Geigenbauermeister/in

Fields of work

Master violin makers predominantly work for manufacturers of violins and stringed instruments in the craft trades sector. They may also be employed in repair workshops within the music retail sector or in museums with restoration departments for musical instruments.

Professional experience

Master violin makers take on specialist and management tasks in the craft trades sector, primarily in the manufacture and repair of stringed instruments such as the violin, cello or double bass.

The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.

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