Student Violins and Violin Outfits
Please see our Guide to Student Violins for advice on making your choice of violin to buy.
Stentor II £219 The Stentor II violin outfit is our recommendation for beginning players. We upgrade the instrument with Pirastro Tonica strings and Derek Roberts sets each instrument up personally.
Stentor Conservatoire £349 Our upgraded Conservatoire violin outfit is a high specification outfit at an amazing price, suitable for RCM Grade 5 and beyond.
Andreas Zeller £354 The Andreas Zeller violin outfit is a high quality European made instrument with potential to take a student to Grade 5 and beyond.
Handmade violins £500 to £1000 These new imported handmade violins are higher specification instruments offering a budget alternative to more expensive older violins, for Grade 5 to 8 students.
Jay Haide antiqued violins £1300 New handmade antiqued violins, superb instruments for advanced students at a very keen price.
Our price for all our violins includes setting up to a much higher standard than that achieved by general music shops. Teachers always comment on the enhanced playability of our instruments. Setting up includes
improve the peg fit
modify bridge and top nut to correct the string action
refit and position the soundpost
sand and polish the fingerboard edges
We also offer
Stentor I and Stentor Standard budget violin outfits
a wide choice of student violin bows and cases
strings, shoulder rests, chin rests
a selection of antique violins of the French and German schools