Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin
Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin

Glasser

Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic-Electric Violin

Sale price$1,380.00
6 reviews   |  
SKU: CCAEXVN

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Violin Sizing Guide

Extend the arm fully, parallel to the floor. Measure from the neck to the middle of the palm. Watch our demo video for more exact directions.

Sizing Chart

SIZE OF VIOLIN ARM MEASUREMENT AGE OF STUDENT
1/16 14" - 15.4" 3 - 4 YRS
1/10 15.5" - 17" 4 - 5 YRS
1/8 17.1" - 17.5" 5 - 6 YRS
1/4 17.6" - 20" 6 - 7 YRS
1/2 20.1" - 22" 7 - 8 YRS
3/4 22.1" - 23.5" 9 - 11 YRS
4/4 23.6"+ 11 - 13+ YRS

Instructional Video

This sizing guide is intended to give you a good idea of what instrument size you or your student should look for. Please consider that this guide is based on our best estimates, but we always recommend that you consult with us, or your teacher before purchasing or renting.

Need Assistance?

Call us at 800-595-0592 or send us an email at support@fiddlershop.com. An expert can answer your questions regarding the instruments and its accessories.

Violin Sizing Guide

Extend the arm fully, parallel to the floor. Measure from the neck to the middle of the palm. Watch our demo video for more exact directions.

Sizing Chart

SIZE OF VIOLIN ARM MEASUREMENT AGE OF STUDENT
1/16 14" - 15.4" 3 - 4 YRS
1/10 15.5" - 17" 4 - 5 YRS
1/8 17.1" - 17.5" 5 - 6 YRS
1/4 17.6" - 20" 6 - 7 YRS
1/2 20.1" - 22" 7 - 8 YRS
3/4 22.1" - 23.5" 9 - 11 YRS
4/4 23.6"+ 11 - 13+ YRS

Instructional Video

This sizing guide is intended to give you a good idea of what instrument size you or your student should look for. Please consider that this guide is based on our best estimates, but we always recommend that you consult with us, or your teacher before purchasing or renting.

Need Assistance?

Call us at 800-595-0592 or send us an email at support@fiddlershop.com. An expert can answer your questions regarding the instruments and its accessories.

Review Videos

The Glasser Carbon Composite Acoustic Electric violin combines the advanced technology of the acoustic instrument with state of the art electronics by Bartolini. This allows for the instrument to be played either acoustically or plug in to the Glasser Swordtail active chinrest system. The instrument is set up with Larsen strings and Planetary Pegs. 

Standard finish includes a dye coat over the carbon fiber weave, showcasing the distinctive carbon fiber look. By contrast, the AEX version uses a different paint/dye coating system to provide a distinctive, slightly pearlescent color to the body of the instrument. 

  • Available in 4/4 only. 
  • 9 pearlescent color options
  • Glasser Carbon Composite Bridge and Soundpost
  • Carbon composite body is super durable and scratch resistant
  • Dramatically reduce the risk of cracks or open seams
  • Extreme outdoor temperatures are not a problem
  • Play it in the rain!
  • Planetary Pegs (geared ratio pegs)
  • 4 fine-tuners built into tailpiece
  • Bartolini preamp requires 2 AAA batteries

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JT
09/22/2018
Joe T.
United States

Not Traditional, But Not Bad

I have been looking into carbon fiber violins for some time. I’ve done quite a bit of digging and found very little in the way of reviews. I decided that in order to help those out there in the same position I would offer my thoughts. I first took the idea seriously when I spoke to a fellow musician that had used one on occasion. I asked his opinion and his reply “I tried NOT to like it, but I did”. This follows the train of thought that the time honored tradition of violin construction should be strictly adhered to. This also falls in line with the discussions of the planetary tuning pegs to replace wood. Being a long time woodworker myself and interested in luthierie I too felt that carbon fiber had no place in musical instruments. The practical side: I play in south Texas where the majority of gigs are outdoors. The heat and humidity can really mess with instruments of all kind. I never liked the idea of subjecting a traditional violin to those conditions. Being very familiar with carbon fiber in my work I decided to give the AEX a try. Carbon fiber is extremely strong and durable. I like the look of a traditional violin so this is an added plus. I didn’t want flashy colors so I chose the basic black. I doubt I will play the AEX in a purely acoustic situation, but I would. There isn’t a lot of projection so I’m not sure if it will cut through other instruments. Tone being highly subjective I don’t really mind the acoustic sound albeit a bit muffled. Plugged in and eq’d properly I’m happy with the tone (again subjective) when amplified. I have had the violin for a short time and have not performed with it to this point. I would not consider replacing my wood violin(s) with it, but it is a great option to have available. I feel better knowing that when the extreme summer heat returns I will have the AEX to press into service.

SB
11/22/2018
Susan B.
United States

Makes practice possible anytime

Great resonance, versatile. LOVE the geared pegs. Larsen strings are easy to clean, sound excellent.

A
07/11/2019
Anonymous
United States United States

I purchased the Glasser AEX

I purchased the Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Electric Violin & accessories as a gift to an outstanding violinist. I have never heard a sweeter sound! A small brochure explaining the functions of the controls and care for the instrument would be helpful. It is a very impressive violin.

AA
06/09/2020
andrea a.
United States United States

I dont know enough but,

Small mistake was made with my order and they were happy enough to upgrade me to this instrument for my trouble. Its got a very clear precise tone that carries and articulates well. Definitely a step up from my cheap VSO! Now I get why theyre called that. Great experience getting my first intermediate/serious beginner instrument. Ive played music in the past but violin is my favorite so im so glad ive gotten the opportunity to learn on a quality one like this. Very satisfied! (:

KA
06/04/2020
Kat A.
United States United States

I love playing the Glasser Acoustic-Electric Violin

I really enjoy playing it. The sound is beautiful and the violin is amazing.

Fiddlershop founders, Michael Holstein and Pierre Holstein, posing in the Fiddlershop workshop with some of their favorite violin and violas for some of the best workshops

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