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.
Made with European tonewoods, the 909 model is exceptional for its beautiful tone, excellent depth, and tonal complexity. Top of European spruce with fine to medium grain. Two piece European maple back, nicely flamed. Ribs and scroll similar to back. Finished in an attractive antiqued oil varnish of a red-brown on a yellow ground.
Includes a Coda Diamond NX bow and the Regency Maestro 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.