Less deep and smaller than a dreadnought but boasting a stronger mid-range and bass compared to an auditorium-size model, orchestra acoustic guitars are a great choice for any singer-songwriter who has aspirations of playing live. In fact, many famous guitarists used orchestral acoustic guitars in solo environments throughout their careers, including John Mayer and Eric Clapton. In this section, you'll discover that orchestra acoustic guitars are designed by the most well-known guitar manufacturers, including Mitchell, Rainsong, Takamine and Jasmine.
So with that in mind, what are you looking for in an orchestra acoustic guitar? A cutaway design for easier access to higher frets? A model with an onboard preamp so you can play in front of a large crowd? Rest assured, there are plenty of top sellers in this catalog that cover every playing style and application. If you're searching for something under $500, check out popular models like the Mitchell MO100S Solid-Top or the Tanglewood Java Series TWJF. Need to be amplified? Take a look at the Washburn Woodline Series WL020SCE Acoustic-Electric Cutaway Orchestra Guitar. Boasting a solid Sitka spruce top and Fishman 301T tuner/preamp, this 6-string is ideal for strummers and finger-style guitarists alike.
Of course, there are more than enough higher-end orchestra acoustic guitars here for serious musicians who want to spoil themselves. For example, feast your eyes on the Rainsong Concert Series Orchestra Acoustic-Electric Guitar. Lightweight and producing crystal-clear clarity across all registers, this guitar's warm tone and easy playability will surely exceed your expectations. Or, how about the Martin SWOMGT Sustainable Wood Series Orchestra Acoustic Guitar: sporting a certified solid cherry wood back and sides, katalox bridge and an adjustable truss rod, the SWOMGT's craftsmanship is everything you'd expect from a respected name like Martin.
You could easily say that the orchestra acoustic guitar is the middle child of the acoustic guitar family. It perfectly balances the best characteristics of smaller-sized guitars and larger-sized models, and it's this kind of versatility that makes it a favorite among guitarists of all tastes. In addition to the orchestra acoustic guitars mentioned, there are many other choices here to suit every price range, so start browsing whenever you're ready.