The "Midnight" Violin Features
The Midnight violin is a great starter violin that anyone can afford! We opted to have an all-black version that is less expensive because the varnish time is considerably faster. It certainly helps that it's a darn cool-looking violin as well! We have never been happy with what the market had to offer in this price range. The set up, accessories, and quality of build is far above anything we have tested in this price range! The violin will arrive ready to play out of the box.
Every Tower Strings instrument will arrive to you ready to play out of the box. Great for Suzuki and NAfME students.
- 4/4 (full) size
- Solid-carved spruce and maple tonewoods
- Durable black metallic finish. Resembling a midnight sky.
- Wood dried a minimum of 24 months
- 100% Ebony fingerboard & fittings
- Carbon composite tailpiece with built-in fine-tuners. Hand-carved Asian wood bridge (dyed black)
- Well-rounded bridge - easy and comfortable playability
- Strings - can be Prelude, Fiddlerman Steel Core, or what we find suits each violin best
Outfit and Accessories
We went one step further and provided quality accessories that you won't have to replace right after purchasing this outfit (like with most other brands). Products that alone retail for over $100:
- Case: Lightweight shaped violin case includes carrying straps, music pocket, small storage compartment, two bow holders.
- Bow: Brazilwood bow (dyed black)
- Rosin: Tower Strings rosin
- Violin Shoulder Rest
- Ultra Practice Mute
- Polishing cloth
- Digital tuner
The Fiddlershop Family
Why is Fiddlershop growing so fast and revolutionizing the string instrument industry? We believe that music and instruments should be accessible to everyone at a price they can afford. Our founder Pierre Holstein (a.k.a. "Fiddlerman") works directly with makers in many different countries to produce only the best for our customers. With over 40 years as a professional violinist in orchestras around the world, he brings unmatched expertise in music and business to everything we do.
We buy our violins directly from the maker - a rare business practice that lowers our cost so we can pass the savings on to you! Every Tower Strings violin is set up and tested in our workshop to make sure it passes our rigorous 10-point inspection. Our incredibly talented team is here to help answer any questions you have, and make sure your instrument arrives safely.
Tower Strings Warranty
All Tower Strings instrument outfits come with a standard one year warranty on both the instrument itself, and the included accessories. To learn more about our standard warranty, you can read more about it here.
It is absolutely beautiful and exactly what was expected. The quality is phenomenal.
Fast shipping, very pretty, learning how to play so can't really comment on that yet.
I’ve finally got my new violin. I’m a beginner adult and I’m learning right now. It’s a nice violin, the black outfit is really nice and it’s lighter than my rental one which is a Menzel Chinese made. The bow is lighter too. The only thing is my e peg keeps on slipping. I’m a beginner at tuning so it might be the way on how I’m turning it if you have any advices, I appreciate it!
Hi Pauline! Thanks for your kind words! And yes, tuning can be a pain sometimes! The highest tension is on the E-string peg, therefor you need to push it in harder. I'm including a link to a great video regarding slipping pegs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw-uKKyVQNk If this isn't enough, please contact us again.
If "you get what you pay for," I feel like I cheated a little. Great little starter instrument that perhaps doesn't have QUITE as nice a sound as my $500 viola. Beautiful, too. I wasn't expecting tiny, subtle sparkles (not glitter, exactly, just points of light) in the black, but that makes perfect sense for the "Midnight". It looks like a starry sky. It was even very nearly in tune when it arrived. I've been playing with it for a week, no complaints at all.
This is a great sounding violin! It is easy to play and has a good timbre for such an inexpensive instrument. The inclusion of a mute, rosin, shoulder rest, and tuner brings down the total cost of ownership. This is an amazing package offering tremendous value. The bow is very disappointing. The stick does not hold its camber when tightened and is very light. If you go with this violin, consider purchasing an inexpensive carbon fiber bow to go with it.
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