viola an affordable, high quality German instrument that sets
a precedence for the German tradition of
viola making. Nicely graduated,
beautiful craftsmanship with a warm, well-balanced tone. A
good choice for the advancing student working on refining musical
The Franz Werner Concert viola is carved from quality tone-woods. Spruce top of medium grain. Two-piece back of light, narrow to broad flame. Ribs and scroll similar to back. Slightly antiqued and finished in a spirit varnish of a red-brown on a golden ground. Each viola is shop adjusted by our experienced, in-house (Tucson, AZ) luthiers, to assure excellent playability. Outfits include #VACR7 Kaplan rosin. Your choice of case and bow. Made in Germany.