His violins, violas, and cellos meet with world-wide approval, particularly in the United states: Soloists of the highest level, e.g. the violinist and Portugese-born Virtuoso Elmar Oliveira, and many other large orchestras, including the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. His instruments are also cherished by serious students. Two of his violins were used in well-known recorded audio CD’s from 2005-2008.
Michael Köberling uses only the highest quality premier matured tonewoods resulting in consistently high quality sound and visual appeal. His commitment to quality carries to every component and part down to the smallest details. His instruments are well founded in style, direction, and classical methods of traditional making. Best of all, his instruments posses a style that expresses who he is as a maker, and shows his unique personality which is usually also demanded/expected by his customers.
Unmistakably, all Michael Köberling instruments are branded inside the center of the back with the “Murnauer Dragon” crest, as well as his traditional label.”
– Article by MUSIK INSTRUMENTENBAUERRM