The Hardtke Timpani History
The Berlin Classic Timpani are made by leading German timpani manufacturer, Wolfgang Hardtke, in his Berliner Paukenwerkstatt in Berlin, Germany.
Wolfgang Hardtke is a direct descendant to the greatest timpani makers with a history going all the way back to the legendary Herr Günther Ringer.
The genuine Berlin timpani
With more than 30 years of experience as a timpani maker, Wolfgang Hardke has established a reputation as a highly skilled specialist in the art of timpani making and restoration business. The Berliner Paukenwerkstatt is today considered one of the most respected makers of the genuine Berlin timpani.