101, 2021

Best Viola Brands for Beginners 2021

Beginner viola players need an instrument that is both ready-to-play out-of-the-box and is cost-effective since they may not continue playing for long. Our comprehensive list of beginner viola brands below has been evaluated by our staff to ensure that they are both beginner- and budget-friendly. Each of the viola outfits below comes with a minimum of a student viola, a bow, a case, and strings. As with all violas, components can be upgraded, but these basic outfits will be enough to get the beginner up and playing within minutes. For our full analysis of the best viola brands, check

501, 2020

D Z Strad Viola Model 101 Review

The D Z Strad Viola Model 101 is the ideal viola for the intermediate viola player. This viola is most popular amongst teachers, students, and expert musicians. The D Z Strad brand has won our rating as the best intermediate viola brand in both our 2017 best viola brands and 2016 best viola brands rankings. When compared to other intermediate violas, the Model 101 is reasonably priced at about $400 for a complete viola outfit. When you set your eyes on this beauty for the first time, you will be surprised at the great amount of detail and thought D

3012, 2019

Cecilio CVA-500 Viola Review

Are you looking for a student viola? Look no further than the Cecilio CVA-500 - a teacher approved viola. The viola is even suitable for the intermediate player. Cecilio is an old time favorite when it comes to making violins and violas as they produce quality instruments and bows. Cecilio has been in the instrument business for decades and received their name after St Cecilia, the patron saint of music. Due to its affordability and outfit contents, the beginner viola comes highly recommended by students and teachers. Even professional violists do well with this viola in their hands. Cecilio uses

1610, 2019

Best Viola Strings Review

It's a New Year so we have a new ranking of the best viola strings! Our rankings have changed slightly from last year due to additional testing we did. In particular, our number one viola string recommendation changed this year to Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold. Strings are one of the most important parts of the viola as they, when combined with a bow, ultimately produce the beautiful tones that violas are known for so it is therefore it is vital for you to pick the best viola strings. Given the wide variety of violas available and the uniqueness inherent in each viola,

1906, 2019

7 Best Viola Brands Review

The viola is known for its deep, mellow tone which makes buying the right viola paramount. You need to buy a viola brand that is known for high quality workmanship that not only shows through in the external beauty of the instrument, but also the sound. Our list is based on quality and affordability, and is intended to help you buy a viola brand that is high-value, but that fits within your budget.Every viola brand on this list may not suit your individual personality. Like the wand chooses the wizard in Harry Potter, the viola chooses the violist. For example, I have personally played a number

1011, 2017

Best Viola Dampits and Humidifiers

Musicians have to travel to different places time and again. Viola players, in particular, need to carry with them their musical instrument wherever they go – whether they are a part of a touring band or they are asked to perform. Either way, a traveling viola player should be aware that the humidity of the environment may affect their violas. If you are a viola player, you should be mindful that the tone and the material quality of the violas are affected when they are constantly exposed to a frosty weather or a dry environment. Cracks and warps may

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