Scott Cao viola Conservatory 4/4 Guarneri del Gesù copy
The Scott Cao instruments stands for quality and solidity. They are handmade with European wood. This Conservatory model, modelled after the instruments of Guarneri del Gesù, is a good start for a (semi) professional career. Read more
The instruments of the Luthier Scott Cao workshop are world-renowned for their quality, timbre and exceptional craftsmanship. From students to professional players, soloists and collectors, they are all very satisfied with their Scott Cao instruments.
This Conservatory model, modelled after the renowned instruments of luthier Guarneri del Gesù , is a good start for a professional career. The viola is widely praised for its extremely good value for money, and students with a Scott Cao Conservatory viola are often asked where they got this professional sounding viola from!
The sound quality can generally be described as very round, with an A and D string sounding not shrill but round, and a G and C sounding full and deep. The Guarneri del Gesù model also has a good sound projection and responsiveness. This instrument will 'mature' with the player and sound even better.
The Conservatory viola is handmade with European maple (flamed back, sides and neck), European pinewood top, ebony fingerboard, keys and chin rest.
Characteristics of the viola:
- Quality wood from different areas of Europe
- Copy of an exceptional instrument
- Handmade with care in the Scott Cao atelier
- High-quality oil-based varnish applied by specialists, emphasising the specific properties of the wood
- Antique look
- Tailor-made bridge
- Size: 4/4 - 16"
This viola comes 100% ready to play with strings by Pirastro. Standard delivered without case, bow... Do you want a complete set? Check out some popular combos in the bundles on this page!