Matthew Coltman

Trained at the Newark School of Violin Making and after graduating in 1977 he joined the world famous firm of W. E. Hill & Sons where he acquired his skills as a bow-maker and repairer. In 1980, Matthew moved to Edward Withers Ltd. of Wardour Street to work for the highly respected Dietrich Kessler. Over the next three years Matthew established his reputation as an exceptional maker of both period and modern bows.

His bows for the firm bear the number 19.