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Student Instruments

We have selected these violins as they are ideal for players who are growing in their skills and abilities while not being limited by the instruments range or build. Any student can confidently choose one of these violins and know that they will be able to play their instrument through primary and secondary education, or a lifetime.
  • Scott Cao 017 Violin Outfit

    The Scott Cao 017 is one of the best values you can find in any student violin under $600. This ...

    The Scott Cao 017 is one of the best values you can find in any student violin under $600. This is one of the few student violins available that is completely hand made with a traditional oil finish, ebony fingerboard, ebony or rosewood fittings, and setup and strung with Dominant Strings.  The hand-applied oil finish is more durable than the alternative high gloss spray finishes, which tend to chip and splinter. The oil finish also allows the woods of the violin to resonate freely, producin...

    $562.50 $562.50 (9 variants)

  • Scott Cao STA-017 Viola Outfit

    The Scott Cao 017 is the best student viola you can find when considering both the quality and a...

    The Scott Cao 017 is the best student viola you can find when considering both the quality and affordability of the instrument. Unlike other violas available in this price range, the 017 has fully hand carved scrolls, tops and backs while the finish is beautifully varnished by hand. Using flamed Chinese maple and spruce, the 017 produces a fine tone while being easy to play. Additionally, the 017 includes a Brazilwood bow and foam case, which makes this viola outfit extremely valuable at a p...

    $621.00 $621.00 (8 variants)

  • Howard Core A15 Outfit

    The A15 outfit has everything a growing violinist needs. This violin has a bright tone that blen...

    The A15 outfit has everything a growing violinist needs. This violin has a bright tone that blends well with an orchestra but can also hold its own in ensemble performances. Ideal for players who have grown out of their first violin, it's hard to beat the value of the A15 outfit! A15 Violin Flamed Maple Back & sides Spruce Top Inlaid Purfling Ebony Fingerboard, Nut, Pegs and Endpin. French Bridge German-made Glasser tailpiece with integrated fine tuners. Side-mount Chinrest D'Addario Pr...

    $425.00 $425.00 (7 variants)

  • Howard Core C-10 Outfit

    This Outfit Includes: Howard Core C-10 4/4 Violin - $639.95 Value Howard Core 1090VN Pernambuco ...

    This Outfit Includes: Howard Core C-10 4/4 Violin - $639.95 Value Howard Core 1090VN Pernambuco Bow - $120.00 Value Bobelock 1002 Wood-Sided Oblong Suspension Case - $174.95 Value   The Howard Core C-10 violin is made for advancing players who want a quality instrument at a price that makes sense. The C-10 features a european maple front and back, a trait that is commonly found in more expensive violins. We've been impressed with the warm tone and projection of this instrument and believe i...

    $749.00 $934.90

  • Core Academy A45 Fully Carved Bass Outfit

    Core Academy A45 Fully Carved Bass Outfit The star pu...

    Core Academy A45 Fully Carved Bass Outfit The star pupil of the Core Academy series: the all-new A45 model has been earning top marks since its re-introduction and it’s no surprise. This head of the class features improved arching and graduation, moderately-flamed maple, and an aesthetically pleasing matte finish. Hard work and careful study habits pay off with quality tone, long sustain, easy playability and quick response that will pass any test w...

    $2,999.00 $2,999.00 (2 variants)

  • Core Academy A44 Fully Carved Bass Outfit

    Core Academy A44 Fully Carved Bass Outfit Expand your mus...

    Core Academy A44 Fully Carved Bass Outfit Expand your musical horizons with a solid, carved bass. Requiring more care in handling than a laminate, the enhanced tone quality of the A44 model can be well worth it for dedicated students. Solid, carved tonewoods allow for more freedom of vibration and resonance. Plainer maple is used for economy, but the stable build-quality gives players perennial consistency when cared for with proper humidification and m...

    $2,549.00 $2,549.00 (2 variants)

  • Howard Core A43 Bass Outfit

    Core Academy A43 Hybrid Bass Outfit Get the best of both worl...

    Core Academy A43 Hybrid Bass Outfit Get the best of both worlds with the durability of laminated maple back and sides, and the improved acoustic response of solid carved spruce top. The A43 “hybrid” model features both! The laminated back and sides are especially sturdy in school settings and drier climates, while the carved spruce top gives players a wider range of tone and expression. Carved Spruce Top. Laminated back & sides. Ebony fing...

    $1,999.00 $1,999.00 (2 variants)

  • Howard Core A41 Bass Outfit

    Core Academy A41 Bass Outfit The Howard Core A41 shares the same ...

    Core Academy A41 Bass Outfit The Howard Core A41 shares the same features as the A40, but with flamed maple and a pleasing shaded yellow-amber finish. Fully laminated Ebony fingerboard, nut & saddle Inlaid purfling. Tuning machines Maple bridge with height-adjusting wheels and steel strings. 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, & 1/8 sizes available Fully Adjusted in the USA This Outfit Includes: CC485 Padded Cover 1076DB French Model Brazilwood Bow (German va...

    $1,755.00 $1,755.00 (3 variants)

Student Instruments