Tag: michihiro matsuda

Jason Kostal: “Guitar building, for me, is a very difficult and challenging endeavor.”

*This Interview is republished from our “Acoustic Issue” By Melz Durston They say that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts – and this seems to sum up the life of a luthier. Someone who has, through choice, necessity, personal enthusiasm – decided to pursue a career in one of the most…

Michihiro Matsuda raises the bar in the art of Luthiery

By Steve Rider The man from Japan, Michihiro Matsuda, was born and raised on the distant archipelago nation. Guitar playing and handcrafting were always a part of his life. At age 29 he decided to venture forth into the world, moving to the United States to attend the famous Roberto Venn School of Luthiere in…