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STRINGS Magazine Article

STRINGS Magazine included a story in their May 2016 issue about Matt’s most recent trip to Paris. Beautiful old French bows don’t often find their way to Northfield, Minnesota, and this month-long sabbatical provided an opportunity to observe such bows (and the tools of their making) first-hand and to integrate some additional old-world wisdom into […]

Alexandre Aumont (left), Matt Wehling, and Arthur DuBroca. Photo by Emmanuel Carlier.

MN Original

MN Original Video Feature

The fine folks at MN Original produced a lovely video in April 2013. You can watch it here¬†or see it on their website. Internationally known bow maker Matt Wehling became obsessed with bows after his violin broke and he struck up a friendship with the repairman. His passion took him to France, where he studied […]

Minnesota Public Radio Feature

Minnesota Public Radio feature by Alison Young Music with Minnesotans: Matt Wehling Multiple gold-medal winner master bow maker Matt Wehling helps create the sound of some of the finest string players in the world, but he is a bit of a late-comer to classical music and listens with a super sensitive ear. Enjoy his playlist […]

2010 MPR feature

Matt workshop

StarTribune Feature

Here’s a feature article from the Minneapolis Star Tribune, published in January 2006. Music, wrapped in a bow Article by Peg Meier, StarTribune |¬†January 24, 2006 With materials from the tundra of Siberia, the oceans of Asia and the rain forest in Brazil, a Minnesota artist creates fine violin bows. NORTHFIELD, MINN. — If your […]