Sjahin During

Sjahin was born in Amsterdam, raised in Istanbul for the first six years of his life before moving back to the Netherlands to the small island of Texel in the North Sea. Sjahin’s meticulous attention to his art and profession runs in the family. His grandfather once led the second violin section at Amsterdam’s world renowned Concertgebouw Orkest, while his father is still active as woodworker and luthier. Sjahin’s mother is a ceramist, one brother an archaeologist and his younger brother a Gypsy jazz guitarist living in Italy.