Ming-Jiang Zhu is a highly acclaimed maker and has won numerous awards at international competitions, including two gold medals for violin at the prestigious Violin Society of America. Violas from his workshop are crafted by highly trained makers overseen by Mr. Zhu and Mr. Shao Chen. They offer beautiful woods and craftsmanship, easy playability, and superior tone.
The 907 model is well crafted from beautiful tonewoods and produces a full and powerful tone. Top of two-piece Chinese spruce with fine to medium grain. Two-piece Chinese maple back with vibrant, strong flame. Ribs and scroll similar to back. Finished in an attractive antiqued oil varnish of a red-brown on a yellow ground. Fittings may vary.
Includes a Coda Diamond NX bow and the RegencyMaestro Case, described below.
Easily adjusts for sizes 15" to 17".
Exterior: Rectangular form. 32.5" x 12" x 6". 8 lbs. Black cordura over wood. Fastens with zipper and lockable latch. Opens to 90°. Large music pocket with zipper. Side handle; subway strap. D-rings for shoulder and backpack straps (two padded straps included). Stitched piping.
Interior: Tan faux suede; faux suede (with choice of color) over padding around instrument. Velcro strap at neck. Twin small accessory compartments at neck; shoulder rest compartment at scroll. Holds four bows with bow spinners. Matching faux suede and nylon blanket. String tube. Hygrometer.
A modern French instrument, the #GM67 Georges Michel shares the subtle nuances well established within the French atelier tradition of viola making. Elegant craftsmanship with meticulous attention to detail results in a refined, sweet tone with excellent playability.
Hand-carved from select tone-woods. Spruce top of tight grain. Two piece maple back of subtle, narrow to medium flame. Ribs and scroll similar to back. Scroll is deftly chamfered. Finished in an oil varnish of a pleasing golden-brown. Professionally shop adjusted. Made in France.
Ebony fingerboard. Rosewood pegs and tailpiece
Larsen A string with Thomstik Dominant D, G, and C strings