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Rainer Beilharz began his violinmaking career in 1982 at 18 years of age with John Ferwerda in Melbourne, Australia. Rainers career has been one of continual search for improvement based on an understanding of the great masters of violin making in the eighteenth century.

Significant milestones include:
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Seven years working in Germany, including two years with Bernhard Franke, and three with Antoine Muller in Stuttgart.
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Journeymans certificate, Markneukirchen 1993
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Geigenbaumeister, Distinction, Mittenwald 1996
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Return to Australia as full time maker of new instruments, 1997
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Co-organiser of the groundbreaking Violin makers conferences in Guildford in 2003, 2006 and 2012.
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Participation in the Oberlin violin making workshops, USA, since 2007.
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Member of the Entente Internationale des Luthiers et Archetiers since 2010
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Founding member of the Australian Violin Makers Association.
  Rainer lives and works in Guildford in central Victoria
 
 
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