Franz Hoffmann® Etude Violin Outfit - 4/4 size

Item # SV125WH 44


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Average Customer Rating:

5 Stars
Our recommended "Step-Up" instrument for Beginners and Intermediate players who either have some playing experience or wish to start with an instrument that will allow for more rapid development of their skills.

A popular choice with parents and teachers willing to spend a bit more for a warmer sound. Made by hand in our Chinese partner workshop, finished with a spirit varnish to bring out even more of the sound, and set-up with Overture Ultra strings. This level of craftsmanship is not found on any other student violin in this price range.

A solid spruce top, inlaid purfling, solid maple sides and neck, and ebony fittings all combine to make this an excellent student instrument. Available in 4/4 -1/4 sizes.
Franz Hoffmann Etude Violin Outfit Features:
- Spirit varnish
- Solid spruce top
- Solid spruce and maple sides and neck
- All ebony fittings
- Overture premium strings
- Brazilwood/Horsehair Bow
- TC66 Shaped Case
Franz Hoffmann Etude Violin Outfit Includes:
- Overture premium strings
- Chinrest
- KVB brazilwood/horsehair bow
- TC66 shaped case
- Mini Rosin
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 sharserv@sharmusic.com

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  • Rating:
    50 Stars
    March 22, 2014

    Excellent violin for the price!

    My husband and I bought this violin so that we would be able to learn and practice along with our 5 yr old son and we couldn't be more pleased. Our instructor, who plays professionally, was ery impressed with both the quality and the sound of the violin, especially considering the price. She said that it has "very good color" and I personally find it is very easy to play and get a good sound out of it as a very basic student. ... (See Full Review)

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  • Rating:
    50 Stars
    November 24, 2013

    I like it

    I am a beginner at violin. My teacher complimented the instrument, and said she had other students that paid twice as much for instruments that didn't sound/play as nicely as this one. She id say I will run into limitations in the instrument if I progress for a few years. But to begin with, I'm very happy with this violin; it sounds lovely, the finish is quite nice, no complaints at all. ... (See Full Review)

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Trade-In Policy

Shar is devoted to your musical development from your first beginning instrument to the eventual instrument of your dreams. We know how important your equipment is in producing the best sound possible. As you grow musically, you will undoubtedly need an instrument that can grow with you. We encourage you to take advantage of our Trade-In Program. Whether it is from a 1/4 size to a 1/2 size or from an advanced instrument to a professional instrument, we offer you a generous trade-in credit for your current instrument:

Franz Hoffmann Instruments and Outfits
- Trade-in Credit may be used towards up to 50% of the purchase price of a new, used or blemished instrument or instrument outfit at SHAR! Refurbishment fees and other conditions apply, please click here to see full details.

SHAR Violin Shop Instruments
100% - (Includes Carlo Lamberti, Otto Ernst Fischer, Karl Joseph Schneider, John Cheng and those from our Fine Instrument Collection)  Trade-in Credit from any new, used or blemished instrument may be used towards the purchase price of an instrument of equal or greater value. Refurbishment fees and other conditions apply, please click here to see full details.

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