Step-Up Violas

Step-Up Violas

Grande Viola
395 Viola
Amati 505 Viola
Professional Viola
Amati 625 Viola
Antonio Stradivari 1703 (replica)
Ming Jiang Zhu A
Ming Jiang Zhu AA
Ming Jiang Zhu AAA
Antonio Stradivari 1712 (replica)
Grande Viola

Grande Viola

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This model is for serious players hoping to play in college. This model would be acceptable to audition for college as a non performance major. This instrument is made from loft dried tonewoods that have been aged for a minimum of five years. During the aging process the sound deading resins evaporate from the wood and the instrument is lighter in weight and the plates vibrate easier. Beautiful German varnishes are hand applied in an artistic pallet for these advanced instruments. Many teachers of advanced students personally select this model for their students. Retention rate at this level nears 100%

List Price: $2,400.00

395 Viola

395 Viola

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A clear tone and easy playability make these instruments an ideal choice for advancing players. Hand carved from select spruce and maple tonewoods and highly flamed maple back, ribs and neck. Hand applied spirit varnish and hand carved boxwood pegs, chinrest and tailpiece. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant Strings.

List Price: $2,400.00

Amati 505 Viola

Amati 505 Viola

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This model is professionally made in a small workshop of three makers. The annual production is less than 100 instruments. These are made from the highest flamed maple tonewoods and the most even grained spruce tonewoods. The varnish is applied in a natural looking antique appearance. Rich warm overtones and power are properties of this model.

List Price: $2,800.00

Professional Viola

Professional Viola

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Master violinmakers model this violin after a Stradivari pattern. The ebony fittings, wood, workmanship, and hand applied spirit varnish are exquisite. The powerful and brilliant tones this instrument produces are suitable for serious high school musicians. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

List Price: $2,800.00

Amati 625 Viola

Amati 625 Viola

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Hand carved under the supervision of a master violin maker and made from the best available tonewoods, this instrument is selected by fine violin shops across the country. The 625 has a fantastic harmony of deep, dark, and sweet tones. Complete with hand applied antiqued oil varnish. Available in Guarneri or Stradivari models. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

List Price: $4,000.00

Antonio Stradivari 1703 (replica)

Antonio Stradivari 1703 (replica)

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Definitely our most popular step up violin, these models are suitable for college students majoring in music performance. Each violin is evaluated by a conservatory teacher in Beijing, China. Fine adjustments are made internally before the instrument is delivered to us. Available in a 1703 Stradivari model and 1741 Guarneri model. Very well seasoned spruce top and nicely flamed one piece maple back. From one of the best workshops in China.

List Price: $4,000.00

Ming Jiang Zhu A

Ming Jiang Zhu A

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Ming Jiang Zhu was awarded the Gold Medal for Violin in 2006 & 2008 from the Violin Society of America. Varnished with an attractive antiqued oil varnish of a russet pigment on a yellow ground. Crafted from beautiful tonewoods and produces a full and compelling tone. Fitted with heart style boxwood fittings.

List Price: $4,100.00

Ming Jiang Zhu AA

Ming Jiang Zhu AA

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List Price: $5,200.00

Ming Jiang Zhu AAA

Ming Jiang Zhu AAA

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Comes with Certificate of Authenticity signed by Ming Jiang Zhu. Made entirely of European tonewoods, the AAA is exceptional for its excellent depth of sound and tonal complexity. By far the most popular model known for its ease of playability and superior response. Varnished in an attractive antiqued oil varnish of red-brown pigment on a yellow ground. Fitted with heart style boxwood fittings.

List Price: $6,300.00

Antonio Stradivari 1712 (replica)

Antonio Stradivari 1712 (replica)

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List Price: $4,800.00