about me

Christoph SembdnerChristoph Sembdner was born in 1970.

After he had served his apprenticeship in guitar making in Markneukirchen, Saxonia, Germany, he began his studies in plucked instrument making at the University of Applied Sciences Zwickau in 1990 and graduated in 1994. In the same peroid, he took his master craftsman´s diploma in guitar making.

He attended a guitar making course held by the famous spanish guitar maker Jose L. Romanillos. This opened new vistas and is still influencing his work today.

In 1995 Christoph Sembdner was invited by the private vocational school MIRA in Moss/Norway to to establish the guitar department and taking over the task of teaching.

in 1996, after a period of practical work at the guitar manufature "Hanika" in Baiersdorf/Germany, he established his own workshop in Weimar/Germany, which he is running eversince.

Since 1999 he is also teaching part time at the University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, department instrument making Markneukirchen, the place where he once studied.