The Soloist Viola astounds with a robust, profound, yet clear sound. Perfect for advancing students and professionals, the Soloist is quite possibly the only viola you'll ever need.
Fiddlerman Soloist Viola Specifications
Fiddlershop tests these violas thoroughly before shipping out. The Soloist viola is now made in an exclusive Holstein workshop! After trying hundreds of models, Fiddlerman settled on this one as his dollar-for-dollar favorite advanced level viola.
Body: Fully hand-carved with spruce top and flamed curly maple back, dried a minimum of 12 years. Professional quality hand-applied spirit varnish
Fittings: Ebony fingerboard, pegs, chinrest, and tailpiece
Bridge: Professional level hand-carved Despiau Three Tree or Holstein 3-star
Soundpost: European spruce soundpost from "Alpine Tone Wood"
Strings: Evah Pirazzi Green, Thomastik Dominant, Thomastik Vision, or luthier's choice to best fit the instrument.
Case: Fiddlerman Quality Oblong Viola Case FC75 with dark gray interior.
Bow: Fiddlerman Carbon Fiber Viola Bow
Shoulder Rest: Fiddlerman Wood Viola Shoulder Rest (14” come with Fiddlerman Wood Violin Shoulder Rest)
Rosin: Holstein Premium Rosin
Mute: Fiddlerman Rubber Practice Mute
Cloth: Fiddlershop Polishing Cloth
Tuner: Fiddlerman Digital Tuner AV10
THE FIDDLERSHOP FAMILY
Why is Fiddlershop growing so fast and revolutionizing the 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.
Every Fiddlerman viola 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.
Fiddlershop is a small family-owned business located in South Florida. Since 2012 we have been serving the string community with quality instruments and accessories. We believe that music and instruments should be accessible to everyone at a price they can afford.