• Guarneri del Gesu 'Sauret'

    My latest violin based on del Gesu's "Sauret" anno 1743 has just been finished!


  • Mein neues Atelier

    My new studio!

    Finally - after 5 months of renovating, moving and furnishing my new studio has been finished!

  • Werkstattkonzert

    First concert in my new studio!

    On May 13th we had our first concert in the new studio! About 40 guests enjoyed the music of my wife´s students.

  • Umzugsfoto

    We have moved to our new studio!

    I am looking forward to welcome you in my new studio, Ferihumerstraße 13 on the fifth floor - just about 300m from my old workshop.

  • A violin for the concert master!

    A violin for the concert master!

    I just finished my latest violin.
    It was ordered by Lui Chan,
    concert master of the Brucknerorchester Linz, and is an
    exact copy of his beautiful Enrico Giuseppe Rocca violin.
    You can find further information and some pictures
    of this special instrument in the Master Instruments gallery.

    To the gallery!

  • Violine 2016 - Kanone

    Guarneri del Gesu “Cannon” II

    New personal record – my violin finished in May 2016
    was sold within 10 minutes after my “testing pilot”
    Tomasz Liebig, concert master of the Bruckner orchestra,
    had played it in.


  • ORF1 Russkaja


    In a live performance of Christine Stürmer and Russkaja violist and trumpeter Rainer Gutternigg is playing his Alexander Schütz viola.

    Watch the video

  • Travelling documents for instruments

    Documents for travelling with your instrument?

    Depending on the materials on your instrument or bow a Declaration of Materials is recommended for travelling internationally.

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Alexander Schütz – Master Violin Maker

In my studio in Linz, Austria, the needs of musicians and their instruments are my top priority. Specialising in string instruments and bows, I am dedicated to the making of new instruments, restoration and repair.

For all questions concerning violins, violas, violoncelli, double basses and their bows I can give advice backed up by 20 years of professional experience.

The quality of the sound and the calibre of the workmanship are my prime concerns when I am entrusted with a string instrument or bow. Perfection of workmanship and the love of my profession motivate me and inspire my clients.

My Service

  • I am your professional advisor concerning your instrument
  • Highest quality standards
  • Professional consultation
  • Making of violins, violas, violoncelli
  • Lifelong guarantee on my self-made instruments
  • Tonal adjustment of instruments together with the musician and according to the musician’s wishes
  • Restoration of instruments
  • Repair of instruments and bows
  • Service of instruments and bows
  • Dealing in instruments and bows
  • Dealing in accesories
  • Rental instruments and bows
  • Purchase of instruments and bows
  • Certificates and valuations, valuations for insurance purposes
  • Instrument passports and declarations of materials for travelling internationally
  • Exchange guarantee – when upgrading to a more expensive instrument the purchase price of the instrument acquired from me before will be credited.

Make an appointment

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