We have another luthier we welcomed back within the past couple of months. Steve! Check out his bio on our “About Our Luthiers” page!
Steve Holzknecht first joined the Benedetto team in 2013. Over the next three years he applied his skills to carving top and back arches and setting necks, as well as every aspect of neck construction. He returned in 2018 to work in the Finish Department, apprenticing under Master Finisher Larry Perkins.
For Grammy Consideration:
Best Jazz Instrumental
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
On the Stairs
In January 2017, Taylor Powell came to us from his home in Western Michigan, joining our whitewood neck department.
A longtime musician, Taylor began his professional journey into the musical world in 2010. He studied education at Muskegon Community College while performing as a percussionist in the Wind Ensemble. From 2013-2015, Taylor worked with Meyer Music assisting the Instrument Repair Technician. In 2014, Taylor received his Journeyman Program Certification from Galloup School of Guitar Building and Repair.
Read more about Taylor and all our luthiers HERE.