Scott Cao 500 Violin
Scott Cao 500 Violin Review

The Scott Cao 500 top is made of European spruce, and the body is flamed maple. It has an Ebony fingerboard, ebony fittings, and four fine tuners. These instruments have upgraded tone woods when compared to Scott Cao's 017 violins. The 500 series instruments are handmade by prize winning luthiers and every instrument is meticulously graduated, rewarding the player with a powerful and refined tone. Additionally, the 500 features a two-piece back, is hand varnished and strung with Fiddlerman strings.

Outfit Includes
* Quality Oblong Case
* Brazilwood Bow

Specifications
* Handmade European Spruce Top, and Maple Body
* Ebony Fittings
* Inlaid Purfling
* Fiddlerman Strings

 

During the past fifteen years, Scott has won many awards in international competitions. Five times out of six, Scott Cao was awarded the "tone" award by the Violin Society of America's international competition committee. The following is a list of awards:

Awards
First place award for tone and violin 1990 Violin Maker's Association of British Columbia
3rd place in 1994 international competition of Antonio Stradivari in Cremona, Italy
Silver medal for violin 1996 Annual International Competition
Silver medal for viola 1996 Annual International Competition of VSA
Silver medal for cello 1998 Annual International Competition of VSA
Silver medal for violin 2010 Annual International Competition of VSA
Tone award for violin 1986 VSA Competition
Tone award for violin 1992 VSA Competition
Tone award for violin 2008 VSA Competition
Tone award for violin 2010 VSA Competition
Tone award for viola 1988 VSA Competition
Tone award for viola 2010 VSA Competition
Worksmanship award for viola 1988 VSA Competition
Worksmanship award for violin 2010 VSA Competition

Scott's violins are consistently getting great feedbacks and compliments from professionals:

“Scott, your violin sounds beautiful. I love it, I love it!”
Elmar Oliveira

“Wow, huge sound! It's an incredible violin”
Sarah Chang

“Scott, this is an excellent violin! Can I buy it?”
Gidon Kremer

“Mr.Cao is one of the better makers I have met!”
Itzhak Perlman

“I have my Scott Shu-Kun Cao violin, because it has excellent tonal quality. I use it in my orchestra instead of my old French violin made by Gand.”
Mark Volkert

Acting Concert master of San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

“Scott, I can't believe a new violin sounds so good. I like it very much. Congratulations!”
Byung WooKim

Concert master of San Jose Symphony Orchrestra

“My Scott Cao violin was used interchangeably with the Isaac Stern Panette del Gesu while recording my latest CD.”
Bin Hwang - Soloist, First place Paganini competition

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Scott Cao 500 Violin

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