Many violins look alike, but how do you know which to choose?
We've put together 6 important things to ask when choosing a stringed instrument for
Have peace of mind knowing you have selected a well-respected brand that offers customer support and a warranty that protects your investment.
Listen for clarity, warmth and the ability to project. Even for beginners, good sound is the foundation for progress.
Help your beginner get the best start on their musical path. The "Find Your Fit" ruler at Yamaha dealers helps you select the perfect instrument size.
Feel assured that your investment will take your child to the next level. A well-made instrument should be skillfully crafted and use quality materials.
See the smile on your child's face from the first note. A well set-up instrument, matched with a quality bow, makes it much easier for your child to progress.
Make an informed choice. Does the brand you choose follow environment friendly manufacturing and design processes, as well as responsible materials sourcing?
See how Yamaha does it:
Yamaha Student Violins
Model 3: Good
- Most economical
- Plain finish, basic wood
- Simple case, bow, and rosin
- Plain finish, upgraded wood
- Upgraded case, bow, and rosin
- Slightly higher cost
- Shaded finish, upgraded wood (flamed)
- Deluxe case, bow, and rosin
Which Student Violin?
Take a short quiz to help you decide.
Find the perfect violin near you!
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