Jordan Hess Violin 'Petite' 2016 (F1 S5225)

This beautiful violin is ideal for a violinist looking for a slightly smaller violin, yet still in a full-sized pattern. Very well balanced tonally, with the versatility for a wide range of musical periods. An ideal chamber music violin.

The back is of two pieces of maple of medium width flame ascending from the center joint. The top is of medium grained spruce, widening at the flanks. The varnish is brown over a golden ground, applied in an antique style, with pronounced grain expression. A most appealing violin, both musically and aesthetically.

Jordan Hess is a young maker working in Salt Lake City, Utah. His early training was in his native Indianapolis, working with a well known shop at a very early age. More formal training took place at the Violin Making School of America, in Salt Lake City, under Charles Woolf, Aubrey K Alexander and Sanghoon Lee. He went to work immediately afterward at the shop of John Young. Today, he heads his own workshop in Salt Lake City.

Hess models his instruments on the works of the Cremonese masters, but he is not a slave to duplicating them. Instead, he has carefully studied the very origins and roots of the masters, capturing the best of their work not by copying, but by adhering to very intricate standards. With a passion in acoustics and geometry, Hess has developed his own patterns based on geometric principles, interpretations of the great masters of the past, but with the foundation of modern scientific principles applied. Using this uncompromising approach, every piece of wood is subject to the same analysis, before it is selected to become a Jordan Hess instrument.

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This beautiful violin is ideal for a violinist looking for a slightly smaller violin, yet still in a full-sized pattern. Very well balanced tonally, with the versatility for a wide range of musical periods. An ideal chamber music violin.

The back is of two pieces of maple of medium width flame ascending from the center joint. The top is of medium grained spruce, widening at the flanks. The varnish is brown over a golden ground, applied in an antique style, with pronounced grain expression. A most appealing violin, both musically and aesthetically.

Jordan Hess is a young maker working in Salt Lake City, Utah. His early training was in his native Indianapolis, working with a well known shop at a very early age. More formal training took place at the Violin Making School of America, in Salt Lake City, under Charles Woolf, Aubrey K Alexander and Sanghoon Lee. He went to work immediately afterward at the shop of John Young. Today, he heads his own workshop in Salt Lake City.

Hess models his instruments on the works of the Cremonese masters, but he is not a slave to duplicating them. Instead, he has carefully studied the very origins and roots of the masters, capturing the best of their work not by copying, but by adhering to very intricate standards. With a passion in acoustics and geometry, Hess has developed his own patterns based on geometric principles, interpretations of the great masters of the past, but with the foundation of modern scientific principles applied. Using this uncompromising approach, every piece of wood is subject to the same analysis, before it is selected to become a Jordan Hess instrument.

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]

This beautiful violin is ideal for a violinist looking for a slightly smaller violin, yet still in a full-sized pattern. Very well balanced tonally, with the versatility for a wide range of musical periods. An ideal chamber music violin.

The back is of two pieces of maple of medium width flame ascending from the center joint. The top is of medium grained spruce, widening at the flanks. The varnish is brown over a golden ground, applied in an antique style, with pronounced grain expression. A most appealing violin, both musically and aesthetically.

Jordan Hess is a young maker working in Salt Lake City, Utah. His early training was in his native Indianapolis, working with a well known shop at a very early age. More formal training took place at the Violin Making School of America, in Salt Lake City, under Charles Woolf, Aubrey K Alexander and Sanghoon Lee. He went to work immediately afterward at the shop of John Young. Today, he heads his own workshop in Salt Lake City.

Hess models his instruments on the works of the Cremonese masters, but he is not a slave to duplicating them. Instead, he has carefully studied the very origins and roots of the masters, capturing the best of their work not by copying, but by adhering to very intricate standards. With a passion in acoustics and geometry, Hess has developed his own patterns based on geometric principles, interpretations of the great masters of the past, but with the foundation of modern scientific principles applied. Using this uncompromising approach, every piece of wood is subject to the same analysis, before it is selected to become a Jordan Hess instrument.

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]

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