Being one of Norway's most prominent and acknowledged violinmakers, Jacob von der Lippe has been building instruments for musicians at home and abroad since 1998. Jacob's instruments are coming out of the tradition of the Italian masters. He trained at the "Istituto Professionale Internazionale per l'Artigianato Liutario e del Legno 'A. Stradivari' " in Cremona, Italy.

Jacob von der Lippe's instruments have a sound focusing upon warmth, projection and richness in overtones. On a regular basis he lectures on violin making and maintenance of instruments at several Norwegian schools of music and at music festivals. As the first Norwegian ever, Jacob was accepted as a member of the Entente Internationale des Luthiers et Archetiers in 2011.

Jacob von der Lippe is an official BAM dealer in Norway, and carry a large stock of cases. You are welcome to the workshop to have a look at the different models and colour samples. BAM cases can also be bought directly from the associated site and delivered trough his shop. Click here for more info on BAM cases…

“With a new instrument, the musician can actually shape the sound in the first years, making it an integral part in their way of communicating music,” explains Norwegian Violin maker Jacob von der Lippe. “Instead of doing repairs, I focused on making new right from the start.” Click here to read the full feature on the official Instagram blog.