About us

The success story

by Kim-Harald Plattner

In the late summer of 2015 I had been on a concert tour with my pianist in China. At our concert at the „Shanghai Concert Hall“ a business man approached me, holding a honey colored – antique looking violin in his hands. After a short conversation the business man turned out the be the master luthier of the instrument. He invited me to try out his violin so I could get an impression of his artwork, since he had heard me perform the day before on my Guarneri del Gesú violin, a kind private loan.

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Chandra Niehaus

Chandra David Niehaus



Chandra David Niehaus is the managing partner and co-founder of STREICHWERK. His business management know-how has allowed us to realize the vision of STREICHWERK.

Kim-Harald Plattner

Kim-Harald Plattner



Kim-Harald Plattner is partner & co-founder of STREICHWERK. The successful violinist has been playing the violin since the age of four and has learned his musical skills from professors worldwide. He is the founder of the Trio Spectre, which are playing concerts on the STREICHWERK instruments worldwide.

Susanne Müller

Susanne Müller



Susanne Müller is our STREICHWERK master luthier. Her years of experience in violin making give us in collaboration with professional musicians the competence to set up each instrument for the ideal listening and performing experience. www.mueller-geigenbau.de

Maximilian Simon

Maximilian Simon



Maximilian Simon is an internationally known violinist and assistant-leader of the second violin in the Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin. We are pleased to call Maximilian Simon the STREICHWERK Ambassador because of his enthusiasm for our instruments.

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