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… Continue reading STRINGS Magazine Article
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… Continue reading MN Original Video Feature
Minnesota Public Radio feature by Alison Young. 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.
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… Continue reading StarTribune Feature