In 1964 the first Wolf shoulderrest was invented by Willy Wolf at his residence in Amsterdam. Shortly after that the first 500 were ordered and a week after that the next 500! To think that those shoulderrests we're completely hand made! But soon it appeared that unfortunately not everyone was able to play with the Wolf flexible shoulderrest, so Willy Wolf quickly started looking for a solution for these players. By testing it on his colleagues at the Utrecht symphony orchestra, he was able to gather usefull information and feedback in finding a solution for these users.