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2 violin makers (m/f), full- or part-time

Your assignment will be to perform all of the tasks involved in setting up and restoring old stringed instruments. Working from our stately Munich workshop you will set up and restore our broad palette of old stringed instruments, returning each one to the appropriate quality and making it ready to play. We offer an appealing workplace, a friendly atelier with modern equipment, a variety of different activities, much work, and attractive skill- and performance-based remuneration. In working at Corilon, you will perform a technical approach and the ideal approaches to the art of a luthier, and you will be instructed in precise and aesthetic methods. We expect you to have acquired solid knowledge of the fundamentals in the course of your training as well as a sense of artistic beauty. We have high standards in terms of the quality and precision of the tasks you can learn at our workshop. Qualified applicants should have the following:


  • Successfully completed training as a luthier,

  • Speak and understand English or German,

  • A passionate interest in historic instruments,

  • The ability to distinguish yourself with an expedient approach,

  • Enthusiasm about working competently, efficiently, creatively and independently


  • We welcome your application portfolio consisting of a CV, photograph, transcripts and photos of your work.

    Corilon violins · Lilienstrasse 2 · D-81669 München
    Phone: +49 (0)89-444 19 619 · Fax: +49 (0)89-444 19 620
    mail@corilon.com · www.corilon.com


    New arrivals in our catalogue
    • Raffaele Calace, Italian Neapolitanian violin, 1916 (certificate Eric Blot)
    • French violin bow, J.T.L., made for Pierre Hel (certificate J.F. Raffin)
    • Fine Markneukirchen master violin bow after J. B. Vuillaume
    • 18th century: Tyrolean master violin, unknown, approx. 1750
    • French violin bow, atelier Charles Louis Bazin (J.F. Raffin)
    • Excellent French violin bow, Morizot Frères (certificate J.F. Raffin)
    • Charles Nicolas Bazin, fine French violin bow (certificate J. F. Raffin)
    • Excellent German master violin bow, warm, fluid sound, 1940's
    • Luigi Galimberti, fine Italian violin, Milano 1925 (certificate Eric Blot)
    • 3/4 - recommendable, old Mittenwald 3/4 violin
    • Fine old viola bow, silver, probably England, c.1920
    • 3/4 - antique Hopf workshop 3/4 violin,19th century
    • 1950's German Markneukirchen violin bow, silver, with a blank frog
    • English Silver mounted violin bow: soft stick, mellow tone
    • Fine Italian violin, Primo Contavalli, 1973 (certificate Benjamin Schröder)
    • Fine 18th century violin by Franz Knitl, Freising, 1789 (certificate Hieronymus Köstler)
    • 1/2 - old and well played Mittenwald violin, probably Neuner & Hornsteiner
    • Magnificent Italian roundback mandolin, Ermelinda Silvestri, circa 1900
    • 1/2 to 3/4 - rare antique large 1/2 sized, or small 3/4 sized Mittenwald violin
    • Silver mounted violin bow, Markneukirchen, Mathias Thomä
    • Antique Markneukirchen violin, Schuster & Co., after Jacobus Stainer
    • Justin Maucotel: A powerful French violin, c.1840
    • Old English violin, by Dykes & Sons London (W.E. Hill & Sons registration number)
    • French violin bow from war years, Mirecourt, probably Morizot Frères - unique