Third graders visiting my workshop – February 2024



Interview in Welt am Sonntag (german newspaper)

Geigenbaumeister Thomas Rojahn, 49, betreibt in Berlin eine eigene Werkstatt. Warum er für ein Instrument mehrere Monate braucht, keines wie das andere klingt – und was passieren muss, damit Musikschüler nicht gleich aufgeben.   → more



April 7, 2023: Repetition of the RBB documentary from February 27, 2018 (german)


Master luthier Thomas Rojahn in the RBB (local TV-Station) documentation Auf dem Landwehrkanal – Berlin mit dem Schiff erfahren (from the 12th minute)


Interview with Berliner Schulpate (german)



German Movie Klang aus Meisterhand


Master Luthier Thomas Rojahn talks about the passion for his job

A film by Nicole Danzfuss, Ivan Bogomolov, Lolita Lavreniuk


School Classes Visiting my Workshop

January 23rd, 2019 fourth grade Freie Waldorfschule Berlin Südost
February 13th, 2019 third grade Rosa Parks elementary school


The Official European Craft Days 2019 Video


European Craft Days 2019

Workshop Show on Friday and Saturday, April 5th and 6th, 2019, 3pm - 6pm

Master Luthier Thomas Rojahn,
Taborstraße 6,
10997 Berlin

Free admission


Sixth graders visiting my workshop – April 2018



European Craft Days 2018

Workshop show, 23rd March 2018, 3pm - 6pm

Master Luthier Thomas Rojahn,
Taborstraße 6,
10997 Berlin

Free admission teilnehmer/geigenbaumeister-thomas-rojahn


The RBB (local television) in my workshop – May 2017



Third graders visiting my workshop – May 2017



Concert on 2nd April 2017:

On the occasion of the European Craft Days, master luthier Thomas Rojahn presents:

"El PASEO" – Tango y mas!

Tango Nuevo – Balkan Rhythms - Dances and Songs from Central America to Eastern Europe

A concert by EL PASEO on Sunday evening at 6 pm at the Tabor Church in Taborstraße 17 in 10997 Berlin (diagonally opposite my workshop).

Admission is free


European Craft Days 2017

Workshop show, 31st March 2017 to 2nd April 2017, 3 pm - 6 pm

Master luthier Thomas Rojahn,
Taborstraße 6,
10997 Berlin

Free admission


European Craft Days from 1st April 2016 to 3rd April 2016


Thank you for visiting me and your interest in my craft. I am looking forward to see you in the future again in my workshop.


Master Luthier Thomas Rojahn and his passion for his craft

Article in the newspaper "Berliner Woche" (german):
Kreuzberg. Wie stellt man sich einen typischen Geigenbauer vor? Wahrscheinlich einen Mann schon etwas älteren Jahrgangs, der, bekleidet mit Schürze oder Arbeitsanzug, seinem Handwerk nachgeht...  → more


From chisels and sounds of planets

Bild Thomas Rojahn
Hartmund Welscher (Van-Magazine) talks to luthier Thomas Rojahn  → more


The Youngest in the Workshop

The Kita(Kindergarten) Klimperkiste visiting my workshop:


European Craft Days 2016

Workshop show, 1st April 2016 to 3rd April 2016, 3 pm - 6 pm

Master luthier Thomas Rojahn,
Taborstraße 6,
10997 Berlin

Free admission


Film Shooting in my Workshop



European Craft Days 2015

Workshop show at 29th March 2015, 2 pm - 6 pm

Master luthier Thomas Rojahn,
Taborstraße 6,
10997 Berlin

Free admission


Open workshop: Viola – seeing, hearing, trying out

Sa 29th November 2014, 1 pm - 8 pm

Free admission
Master luthier Thomas Rojahn, Taborstr. 6, 10997 Berlin

On this open workshop day the focus is on the Viola.

In particular you will be able to see and play an asymmetrical half Viola, that I have made to a conception of my teacher. Let yourself be surprised by the ease to play this instrument and its sonorous sound!  → more


ESTA Germany

National Congress in 2014
25th - 26th October 2014 in the Music Academy of Kassel Louis Sohr  → more


German Bratschistentag 2014, the German Viola Society


Friday, October 17 to Sunday, October 19
University of Music and Performing Arts in Mannheim  → more


Sample lessons with Viola Lecturers of the Berlin music academies

1st July 2014 - 3rd July 2014

Free admission
For those interested in studying viola, violinists and violin teachers interested in playing the viola, violists of the "Landesjugendorchester" (State Youth Orchestra) and winners of the contest "Jugend musiziert" (youth makes music).
Participating lecturers include: Prof. Hartmut Rohde, Prof. Irmgard Huntgeburth, Marion Leleu...


The viola – Instrument of 2014

The Berlin Music Council nominates the viola for the instrument of the year 2014.


ESTA 2014

42. International Congress of the EUROPEAN STRING TEACHERS ASSOCIATION from 8 to 13 April 2014 in Dresden


Violin Art Gallery celebrates 50th contest "Jugend musiziert" (youth makes music)

19th/20th and 23rd May 2013 – Exhibition of fine stringed instruments and bows of outstanding masters of violin and bow making from Franconia and guests to celebrate the 50th contest "Jugend musiziert"...  → more


Open-door day

8th and 9th December 2012
Sat / Sun from 11 am to 5 pm

I am looking forward to meet you.  → more


Viola Asymmetric model AK

In the history of violin making, there are countless attempts to optimize handling and acoustic operation of the viola. That resulted in different models, but there is no original construction of a viola yet...  → more


Matinee Chamber Music & Violinart Gallery

in the Zehntspeicher, Neunkirchen am Brand
November 11, 2012


First place in the International Violin Making Competition in Náchod (2004)

Sound compared with the Stradivarius
For young musicians, being awarded first prize at international competitions lays the foundation for a great stage career. Here audience, media and record companies pay attention to young talents, contacts are made and contracts are signed. Also for the makers of the instruments themselves, there are such international competitions. Tomasz Rojahn of his craft in...  → more

Erlanger Nachrichten on 25 May 2004


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