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With a rich history dating back to the 1400s, the viola has been a fixture in string quartets and symphony orchestras for many, many years. The tenor of the violin family, this beautiful instrument is known for its substantial size and low, resonating sound. Professional violas are the focus in this section, which means that the instruments found here are built by dedicated luthiers with exceptional precision, using only the finest woods and materials available. A professional viola is not just an instrument, it's an extension of your talent. So whether you're an advanced student looking to upgrade from your beginning viola or an accomplished violist in the market for something new, you're bound to find the perfect professional viola in this catalog.
For a stunning example of professional-level quality, take a look at the Bellafina Bavarian Series Viola Outfit. From its aged Carpathian maple back and sides to its durable ebony fingerboard to its hand-cut maple bridge, everything about the Bellafina is exceptional. And because every quality viola should come with accessories, this outfit includes a durable case with separate storage compartment and a premium Brazilwood octagonal bow.
If you're an advanced student who wants to stop renting and start playing an instrument of your own, there is the Maple Leaf Strings Emperor Artisan Collection Viola. Offering a superior sound and a quick response, this professional viola is outfitted with a seasoned spruce top, highly-flamed maple back and sides and a solid ebony fingerboard. It also comes with a well-made foam protective case so you can be sure your viola is safe and secure between practices and performances.
The above violas are just a small sampling of what's available in this section. There are lots more to consider, so feel free to jump right in and look at each one in greater detail. Because these violas are professional-level instruments, you can be sure that no matter which one you ultimately choose, your music is going to sound fantastic!