Oral History Information
Roland Schuster is a bridge maker in the town of Bubenreuth, which has been the center of production for string instruments in Germany since 1945. He started his craft in the workshop of Ernst Heinrich Roth and later worked for Josef Teller specializing in bridges. When violin makers asked him to make customized bridges, he realized that this was his calling. Since 1996 Roland has had his own workshop making bridges of the highest quality that align to his customer’s requests.