Step-Up Violins

Saccon Strad Master Model
List Price:$2,400.00MAP:$1,635.00Dealer Price:$575.00
Red Violin

Back for 2016 the Red Violin made entirely of European tonewoods.

List Price:$3,900.00MAP:$3,120.00Dealer Price:$895.00
Model 425

The Model 425 is a powerhouse violin perfect for musicians with many years of training and serious interest after high school or  college. This instrument provides superior  resonance that will last the musician many performances and years.  Made from select maple backs  and the finest spruce top, finished with tastefully shaded European varnishes. This violin will hold its value and improve in  tonal quality each year. Production is limited to only 60  violins per year. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$2,150.00MAP:$1,500.00Dealer Price:$495.00
Model 395

A clear tone and easy playability make these instruments an ideal choice for advancing players. Hand carved from select spruce and maple tonewoods and highly flamed maple back, ribs and neck. Hand applied spirit varnish and hand carved boxwood pegs, chinrest and tailpiece.  Priced as adjusted     instrument alone.  Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$2,100.00MAP:$1,500.00Dealer Price:$430.00
Grande Violin

This instrument is made from loft dried tonewoods that have been aged for a minimum of five years. During the aging process the sound      deadening resins evaporate from the wood and the instrument is  lighter in weight, allowing the plates to vibrate easily. Beautiful German varnishes are hand applied in an artistic palette. Many teachers of      advanced students personally select this model for their students.  Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$2,100.00MAP:$1,500.00Dealer Price:$430.00
Amati 508

Aesthetically and audibly pleasing, this instrument will nicely suit any advanced player. Musicians will certainly gain confidence in their own talent after producing the warm, powerful and clear tones this instrument offers with ease. Hand-crafted in a small workshop of only three makers with annual production of at most 60  instruments. Made from the highest flamed maple tonewoods and the most even grained spruce. The varnish is applied in a natural looking antique appearance. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$3,900.00MAP:$2,200.00Dealer Price:$795.00
Professional

Master violinmakers model this violin after a Stradivari pattern. The ebony fittings, wood, workmanship, and hand applied spirit varnish are exquisite. The powerful and brilliant tones this    instrument produces are suitable for serious high school musicians. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$2,400.00MAP:$1,635.00Dealer Price:$575.00
Model 485

Suitable for serious musicians needing an affordable violin prior to college, this instrument delivers with its outstanding sound and projection. Master made instrument from select spruce top and highly flamed maple back, ribs, and neck.  Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$2,400.00MAP:$1,635.00Dealer Price:$575.00
Amati 625

Hand carved under the supervision of a master violin maker and made from the best available tonewoods, this instrument is selected by fine violin shops across the country. The 625 has a  fantastic harmony of deep, dark, and sweet tones. Complete with hand applied  antiqued oil varnish. Available in Guarneri or Stradivari models. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$3,000.00MAP:$2,085.00Dealer Price:$695.00
Model 513

Finished with beautiful amber varnish and an astonishing sound, this model helps the player easily create a clear refined, and      remarkable performance.  Complete with a beautiful one-piece flamed maple back, lavish varnish work, and impeccable balance of overtones, the Model 513 will never disappoint the musician or audience. Advanced or collegiate players involved in orchestra or recital performances are recommended for this 
instrument. Each  instrument is masterfully graduated for optimum sound projection.  The fittings are heart shaped boxwood.   Priced as  adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved  Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$3,000.00MAP:$2,085.00Dealer Price:$595.00
Guarneri Del Gesu 1737 (replica)

Light in weight and with a powerful sound, this violin is superb for advanced and serious musicians. This well-balanced 1737 Replica is a perfect blend of  power and warmth. Musicians can articulate with ease and clarity.  Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$3,900.00MAP:$2,200.00Dealer Price:$795.00
Antonio Stradivari 1712 (replica)

Definitely our most popular step up violin, these models are suitable for college students majoring in music performance. Each violin is evaluated by a conservatory teacher in Beijing, China. Fine adjustments are made internally before the instrument is delivered to us.  Very well seasoned spruce top and nicely flamed  maple back.  Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$3,900.00MAP:$2,200.00Dealer Price:$795.00
Dolphin

Outstanding craftsmanship and the finest tonewoods come together to make an amazing reproduction of the famous “Dolphin” Strad.  Masterfully tuned plates and bass bar create a superb tone and response. Antique style oil varnish is applied to the finest spruce and maple (aged over 7 years) by a carefully trained artist.  Current waiting period is 1 month for delivery.  Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$3,900.00MAP:$3,120.00Dealer Price:$895.00
Kreisler 1733

Outstanding craftsmanship and the finest tonewoods come together to make an amazing reproduction of the famous “Kreisler 1733". Masterfully tuned plates and bass bar create a superb tone and response. Antique style oil varnish is applied to the finest spruce and maple (aged over 7 years) by a carefully trained artist. Current waiting period is 1 month for delivery. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

List Price:$3,900.00MAP:$3,120.00Dealer Price:$895.00
G.B. Guadagnini 1779

Outstanding craftsmanship and the finest tonewoods come together to make an amazing reproduction of the famous “G.B. Guadagnini 1779". Masterfully tuned plates and bass bar create a superb tone and response. Antique style oil varnish is applied to the finest spruce and maple (aged over 7 years) by a carefully trained artist. Current waiting period is 1 month for delivery. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

List Price:$3,900.00MAP:$3,120.00Dealer Price:$895.00
MIng Jiang Zhu Apprentice Violin

Ming Jiang Zhu was awarded the Gold Medal for Violin in 1994 & 2006 from the Violin Society of America. These violins are the final instruments made by his students to graduate from his school. Varnished with an attractive antiqued oil varnish of a russet pigment on a yellow ground. Crafted from beautiful tonewoods and produces a full  and   compelling tone.  Fitted with heart style boxwood fittings.   Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$2,500.00MAP:$1,875.00Dealer Price:$895.00
Ming Jiang Zhu A

Ming Jiang Zhu was awarded the Gold Medal for Violin in 1994 & 2006 from the Violin Society of America. Varnished with an attractive antiqued oil varnish of a russet pigment on a yellow ground. Crafted from beautiful tonewoods and produces a full  and   compelling tone.  Fitted with heart style boxwood fittings.   Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$3,500.00MAP:$2,800.00Dealer Price:$1,190.00
Ming Jiang Zhu AA

Made with a two piece European spruce top, the AA is an ideal instrument for musicians seeking outstanding projection with warmth and brilliance. Fitted with  heart style boxwood fittings. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$4,500.00MAP:$3,600.00Dealer Price:$1,525.00
Ming Jiang Zhu AAA

(Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Ming Jiang Zhu)
Made entirely of European tonewoods, the AAA is exceptional for its excellent depth of sound and tonal complexity. By far the most popular model known for its ease of playability and superior      response. Varnished in an attractive antiqued oil varnish of        red-brown pigment on a yellow ground. Fitted with heart style  boxwood fittings.  Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup   includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.

 

List Price:$5,500.00MAP:$4,500.00Dealer Price:$1,900.00
Saccon Strad Master Model
Red Violin
Model 425
Model 395
Grande Violin
Amati 508
Professional
Model 485
Amati 625
Model 513
Guarneri Del Gesu 1737 (replica)
Antonio Stradivari 1712 (replica)
Dolphin
Kreisler 1733
G.B. Guadagnini 1779
MIng Jiang Zhu Apprentice Violin
Ming Jiang Zhu A
Ming Jiang Zhu AA
Ming Jiang Zhu AAA