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Rating:Posted By: Anonymous from ORLANDO, FL
April 09, 2013
Surprising projection for a student instrument
I am an intermediate student, picked one of these up to resume my studies after a hiatus (I had a very basic Franz Hoffman as my first instrument) and wanted to try a rental. When it arrived immediately changed the Overture Ultra strings for the more familiar Dominants with a Jargar Forte E-string. After the strings settled - Wow! Just wow! The projection of this violin sounds just like I remember my instructors' as a child, with many rich overtones throughout. The sound of the Jargar Forte E was amazing. It is very hard to find a good student instrument that does not make the E sound too bright and metallic - this combination provided a very rich, layered, yet brilliant tone and still crystal clear. The setup was perfect as well, the nut was filed perfectly - the E-string sits about a millimeter above the fingerboard in first position. For the cost of this outfit combined wtih its availability through Shar Way, I am eagerly resuming my studies. I planned on trading in for a Lamberti Classic as soon as I can afford one, but I am falling in love with this instrument. ... (See Full Review)
Rating:Posted By: TONI GOMEZ from ROSEVILLE , CA
January 15, 2013
Franz Hoffmann Concert Violin Outfit
I am an adult beginning and I have have my Hoffman Concert Violin for over a year now. I am 100% happy with the violin. I have made great progress on the violin. The staff at Shar has been mazing. I would recommend the SHAR Way rental program and this product. ... (See Full Review)
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