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Master Luthier Thomas Stöhr

My motto: “Be serious about what you enjoy.”

Born in Erlangen
Vocational Baccalaureate Diploma
Start of a three-year apprenticeship under Günter Lobe, Master Luthier
Final examination before the examining board of the Trade Corporation of Middle Franconia (declared “Best Journeyman” by the examining board)
Participation in the Youth Craftsmanship Competition:

  • Winner Middle Franconian Chamber’S of Luthery Award
  • Winner Bavarian Chamber of Luthier’s Award
  • Winner German Youth Craftsmanship
Master’s examination with Distinction as Best Luthier
Bavarian State Government Master’s Prize
Winner, German Musical Instrument Award  cello category
Participation, with a cello, in the 5th International Luthiery Competition in Mittenwald (declared second best German cello maker)
Participation, with a cello, in the 11th International Luthiery Competition in Cremona (fourth place out of 63 cellos in the tonal rating)
Member of the Swiss Luthiers’ and Bowmakers’ Association
Member of the Violin Society of America
Winner, German Musical Instrument Award  cello category
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