Bertrand Galen opened his workshop in Cork in 1999 and has been creating, repairing and maintaining fine string instruments in this musical city ever since. Providing services and instruments to many professional musicians based across Ireland, as well as to students and staff a CIT Cork School of Music, Bertrand is himself an active musician. His instruments can be viewed and played at the West Cork Chamber Music Festival annual makers’ exhibition, as well as year-round at his workshop (by appointment).
Bertrand is one of Ireland’s most sought after luthiers for repair, restoration and maintenance of instruments. For all appointments please call or text him on 087 4150709, thanks.
Bertrand recently finished two violins (see photos below).