Ensembles and musicians playing my instruments
Philip Picket "New London Consort" and "Musicians of the Globe"
In 1999 Philip Picket commissioned two renaissance viols for his ensembles "New London Consort" and
"Musicians of the Globe" which feature on numerous recordings.
The Oxford based ensemble has recorded numerous CD's over the years featuring several of my instruments. Please refer
to "My instruments on CD" in the left hand menue.
A freelance double bass player and keen interpreter of early music on the viola da gamba Markus Kröll now owns a seven string
viol after M.Colichon which I made with a walnut back.
When Jennifer ordered a curled up fern leaf to crown her six-string viol after Henry Smith I knew I was in for a callenge!
West Dean College
, instrument making
Through our teaching at West Dean College a lively exchange and mutual friendship has formed over the years.
lutes & harps
Collegues since college days the contact has never broken off.
lutes & pegs
Bruce makes the pegs for my instruments.
Eric Moulder & Tony Millyard
Internationally acclaimed makers and musicians as well as great friends. With their Renaissance band „Piva“ they excite their audience.
Music and instrument history
"great bass viol page"
Musikhaus Schulte, Braunschweig
On monday afternoons between 4pm and 7pm I will be available I the shop in person.
Instruments, bows, cases, accessories, sheet music and loan instruments for sale.
British Violin Making Association (BVMA)
Viola da gamba - Messages
Viola da Gamba Society of America
Viola da gamba Society of Britain