Franz Hoffmann® Concert Deluxe Violin Outfit - 4/4 size

Item# SH500WHD 44

  • SHAR Price: $399.00
  • $24.99/month with the SHAR Way! Help
Availability: CALL 800.248.7427 FOR AVAILABILITY

About This Item

Our most popular Franz Hoffmann violin, the Concert is designed to bring out the best performance in students, and is an instrument they can stay with for years.

This beautifully hand carved violin is finished with a quality spirit varnish to bring out the best sound from the aged tonewoods. Consistent quality, playability and visual appeal, combined with its value, make the Concert a violin that stands out. Made by our partner workshop in China, each Concert is inspected and adjusted in Ann Arbor. In 4/4 - 1/8 sizes.

Item Includes

With TC100 case and VB55 Pernambuco bow

Warranty Info

1-Year Limited Warranty
This item comes with Shar's 1 year warranty covering defects of workmanship or materials. General wear and tear or mis-use are not covered. Non-transferable.

30-Day No Hassle Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with this item for any reason, you may return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase.

If you have any questions about this product's warranty or to make a return, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800.793.4334 or email us at [email protected]

About This Brand

Franz Hoffmann.
You can hear the difference!


Beginnings are critical. That is why we are committed to offering the best student instruments to beginning players. We believe this commitment is why Hoffmann instruments have become so popular with teachers, schools, parents, and beginning students of all ages.

We designed Franz Hoffmann instruments to give you the absolute best student violins, violas, cellos, and basses available on the market today. The consistent quality in materials, construction, playability, tone, and visual appeal make them a great value for every beginning string student.

Working closely with workshops, we have carefully designed and crafted each Franz Hoffmann instrument to ensure our specifications are met. These instruments are then to our Ann Arbor workshop to receive final adjustments assuring easy playability and polished looks.

The Amadeus violin outfit has everything the beginning musician needs to start off on the right foot! There's no need to settle for a poorly made, hard-to-play "VSO", "violin shaped object", when you can get Franz Hoffmann quality at such a great price.
Our most popular Franz Hoffmann violin, the Concert is designed to bring out the best performance in students, and is an instrument they can stay with for years.

This beautifully hand carved violin is finished with a quality spirit varnish to bring out the best sound from the aged tonewoods. Consistent quality, playability and visual appeal, combined with its value, make the Concert a violin that stands out. Made by our partner workshop in China, each Concert is inspected and adjusted in Ann Arbor. In 4/4 - 1/8 sizes.
With TC100 case and VB55 Pernambuco bow
1-Year Limited Warranty
This item comes with Shar's 1 year warranty covering defects of workmanship or materials. General wear and tear or mis-use are not covered. Non-transferable.

30-Day No Hassle Return Policy
If you are not satisfied with this item for any reason, you may return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase.

If you have any questions about this product's warranty or to make a return, please contact our Customer Service Department at 800.793.4334 or email us at [email protected]
Franz Hoffmann.
You can hear the difference!


Beginnings are critical. That is why we are committed to offering the best student instruments to beginning players. We believe this commitment is why Hoffmann instruments have become so popular with teachers, schools, parents, and beginning students of all ages.

We designed Franz Hoffmann instruments to give you the absolute best student violins, violas, cellos, and basses available on the market today. The consistent quality in materials, construction, playability, tone, and visual appeal make them a great value for every beginning string student.

Working closely with workshops, we have carefully designed and crafted each Franz Hoffmann instrument to ensure our specifications are met. These instruments are then to our Ann Arbor workshop to receive final adjustments assuring easy playability and polished looks.

The Amadeus violin outfit has everything the beginning musician needs to start off on the right foot! There's no need to settle for a poorly made, hard-to-play "VSO", "violin shaped object", when you can get Franz Hoffmann quality at such a great price.

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Question By:
Anonymous
From Stratford, WI

Asked On: 11/19/2016

Do I have to buy a chin rest, rosin, and shoulder rest besides this Franz Hoffmann concert deluxe violin because I do know it comes with a case and a bow.

SHAR Answer:

Thanks for your question! This outfit includes instrument, case, bow and rosin. The violin comes with the chinrest installed but you would need to purchase the shoulder rest separately. If you have any additional questions or would like a shoulder rest recommendation, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-248-7427.

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Question By:
Jayanta Ganguly
From Kendall Park, NJ

Asked On: 09/18/2016

What kind of strings are used for this violin?

SHAR Answer:

Hi Jayanta! This violin comes with Overture Ultra strings. If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact us at 1-800-248-7427.

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Question By:
Jayanta Ganguly
From Kendall Park, NJ

Asked On: 09/18/2016

What kinds of woods is this violin made of?

SHAR Answer:

Thanks for your question Jayanta! This violin is made with maple and has solid carved spruce top. Hope this helps!

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Question By:
LEO YANG
From WOOSTER, OH

Asked On: 09/08/2016

Is this the violin that cost $250? And what does the deluxe outfit have in it?

SHAR Answer:

Hi Leo! The deluxe outfit includes an upgraded Toshira Case and Meinel Bow, as well as, our "Best In Class" Franz Hoffmann Violin. Thanks for your question!

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Question By:
POPULAR SHAR STAFF QUESTION
From ANN ARBOR, MI

Asked On: 08/02/2016

What is the minimum that I should look for in a beginner’s violin or viola?

SHAR Answer:

When you buy a beginner's violin or viola, it's a good idea to be aware of its materials, set-up and durability. You'll want the instrument to be made from a solid spruce top and to have maple wood used for its back, neck, and sides. It ought to have real ebony fittings, for durability, and it's ideal to have pegs and fine tuners that are easy to turn and don’t slip. Most importantly, you'll want your violin or viola to meet the proper measurements/specifications and set-up, just like all of the instruments we carry here at SHAR! If the instrument has the proper specifications and set-up, then you will be equipped to succeed at learning the violin or viola. That will help minimize frustration and maximize the enjoyment of learning.

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