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This page represents most of the instruments Fiddleheads currently has available. Other instruments are easily made available, just contact Rhiannon.

This page changes daily, so click your browser's "refresh" button to see new arrivals.

Perhaps you can't find the violin you saw during your last visit? It has probably been sold, but no worries, be confident that Rhiannon will match you to the ideal instrument whether you are a professional musician or a new student.

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Please contact Rhiannon for additional photos or advice. You may also like to arrange a local try-out or home trial. Thanks for browsing. It's a pleasure to serve you!

**All violins are sent ready to play. Fine tuners can be added free of charge. Add a case and bow to make an outfit. Strings can be upgraded or downgraded to suit your needs. Contact us to arrange a custom outfit.

 

You may like to read our articles on:

- What's the difference between violin and fiddle?

- What size violin do I need?

- How can I try out a violin before I buy?

- Is my "Stradivarius" real?

- What's a Viola?

- How do I motivate a student to practice?

 

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Under $600 - Beginner Levels


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Fiddlestix Budget Violins

Fiddleheads' owner Rhiannon Nachbaur, a symphony violinist, phased out the temporary low budget line of Fiddlestix violins. Read why we made this important decision HERE.


 

Primo Violino "Etude III" Outfits

Size: 4/4 and 1/16
Condition: New Violin, Bow, Case & Rosin

Now with beautifully flamed woods and even better quality ebony fittings

Enjoy beautifully flamed woods and a firey amber gloss finish not seen in typical starter violins or even our Primo "Fiddlestix."

Bow and case included and all outfits arrive ready to play (with improved workshop setup over previous models).

Retails $600 and up

SALE $319 USD/CAD, also available in Beginner and Deluxe Packages.

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Individual instruments vary slightly
 

New Fiddleheads Violin VN-100 Violins and VA-200 Violas

Violin Sizes: 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 , 7/8 and 4/4, Condition: New

Viola Sizes: 15.5" and 16" Strad models, Condition: New

Our most popular student instrument, the violin that started it all for our shop, and the absolute best instrument under $500 for any new player! The 100 (Violin)/200 (Viola) is the what all new students studying with Rhiannon and Fiddleheads Violin Studio play.

Nikcely nice flamed woods and soft gloss oil varnish, locally polished to a shine. Ebony fittings, Wittner-style tailpiece. Made in Beijing from the workshop of a Violin Society of America Award-Winning maker and lovingly setup in Canada to Rhiannon's high standards. Your choice of quality nylon- or perlon-core strings and very good tone which warms with play. Read many sparkling testimonials on Fiddleheads VN-100 violins.

You may also consider a VN-102 or VA-200

Regularly $700 USD

Violins starting at only $399 USD/CAD - More info

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Individual instruments vary slightly. Pegs on new models are classic rounded ebony pegs with mother of pearl French Eye.
 

Primo Violino Elite Violin

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

The fourth and top level of our Primo Violino line, this oil-varnished instrument has beautiful flamed woods with firey orange and amber highlights, polished ebony fittings, quality Canadian setup and Dominant strings. Usually stocked in 2-piece back but sometimes 1-pc backs are in stock.

Regularly $850

SALE $529 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case, upgrade to Deluxe Package Special for $80 more (includes the six books and tuner/metronome as available with other student violins)

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True LEFT-HANDED Fiddleheads Violin VN-100

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

You asked for it, and we came through! Behold, our flagship Fiddleheads VN-100 models as above, but made for left-handed players. Reversed bass bar and soundpost, reversed chin rest, reversed strings/pegs/bridge: Not just strung backwards but a true Left-Handed violin inside and out.

Fully setup with Dominant strings. Read many sparkling testimonials on all Fiddleheads' VN-100 violins.

Regularly $705

SALE $479 USD/CAD - More info

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$600 to $990



Individual instruments vary slightly
 

New Fiddleheads Violin VN-102 Violins and VA-202 Violas

*FIDDLEHEADS PICK*

Violin Size: 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 , 7/8 and 4/4, Condition: New

Viola Size: 15.5" and 16", Condition: New

This beautiful instrument is two steps up from our VN-100 and VA-200 models and the choice of intermediate Fiddleheads Violin Studio students studying with Rhiannon. New players desiring more than just a standard starter instrument benefit from years of lessons, many completeing early music exams with their VN-102.

Gorgeous flamed woods (better than the photos) and antiqued oil varnish, polished to a stunning sheen. Quality ebony fittings. Dominant strings (Helicore on Violas). Made in Beijing from the workshop of a Violin Society of America Award-Winning makerand lovinginly setup in Canada to Rhiannon's picky standards. Excellent, warm tone which improves and matures with play. Read customer feedback for Fiddleheads VN-102 violins.

Regularly $1500

Violins Sale $990 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case - More info

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Only one left in stock
 

True LEFT-HANDED Violin VN-102

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

Brand new custom violins, VN-102 models as above, but made for left-handed players. Reversed bass bar and soundpost, reversed chin rest, reversed strings/pegs/bridge: Not just strung backwards but a true Left-Handed violin.

Fully setup with your choice of strings. Read many sparkling testimonials on the VN-100 violins.

Regularly $1600 USD

Sale $1090 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case - Photos & Details

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$1000 to $1490


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Bellissima "Felisa" Violin, 2014

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

Strad model violin in stunning antiqued oil varnish in golden hues. Standard ebony fittings, 2-piece back, fine Canadian setup and Dominant strings. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $2200 USD

Our Price ONLY $1250 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case

US Customers

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Ming Jiang Zhu 903 - 2015

Sizes: 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and 4/4, Condition: New

Beautiful authentic violin from the Workshop of Violin Society Award two-time Gold Medal-Winning Maker Ming Jiang Zhu.

Guarneri model, antiqued. Tonica strings (upgrade to Dominants $50 more) and setup. Sizes 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and 4/4 available. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $2500 USD

Our Price ONLY $1490 USD/$1890 CAD - Photos & Details

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$1500 to $1990



This exact violin for sale
 

Bellissima "Serena" Violin

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

Antiqued Strad model violin with ebony fittings, 1-piece back, fine Canadian setup and Dominant strings. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $2200 USD

Our Price ONLY $1590 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case

US Customers

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This exact violin for sale
 

Bellissima "Donna" Violin, 2013 & 2015

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

Antiqued Strad model violin with ebony fittings, 1-piece back, fine Canadian setup and Dominant strings. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $2200 USD

Our Price ONLY $1590 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case

US Customers

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Bellissima "Isabella" Violin, 2015

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

Guarneri model violin in stunning antiqued oil varnish in firey red and amber hues. Ebony fittings, 1-piece back, fine Canadian setup and Dominant strings. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $2200 USD

Our Price ONLY $1590 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case

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Bellissima "Veronica" Violin, 2015

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

Slightly antiqued Strad model violin with ebony fittings, 1-piece back, fine Canadian setup and Dominant strings. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $2200 USD

Our Price ONLY $1590 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case

SORRY, SOLD OUT

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Bellissima "Diana" Violin, 2013

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

Slightly antiqued Strad model violin with ebony fittings, 1-piece back, fine Canadian setup and Dominant strings. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $2200 USD

Our Price ONLY $1590 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case

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Bellissima "Carmen" Violin, 2013

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

Slightly antiqued Strad model violin with ebony fittings, 1-piece back, fine Canadian setup and Dominant strings. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $2200 USD

Our Price ONLY $1590 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case

SORRY, SOLD OUT

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Bellissima "Rosanna" Violin, 2015

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

Vibrant bright red gloss lustrous non-antiqued varnish. Strad model violin with ebony fittings, 1-piece back, fine Canadian setup and Dominant strings. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $2200 USD

Our Price ONLY $1590 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case

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Bellissima "Carlotta" Violin, 2016

*FIDDLEHEADS PICK*

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

Slightly antiqued Strad model violin with ebony fittings, 2-piece striking flamed back, amber and orange highlighted varnish, fine Canadian setup and Dominant strings. The finest violin in the current Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $2200 USD

Our Price ONLY $1650 USD/CAD, $100 more for outfit with VN-25 bow and economy case

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Canadian Customers

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$2000 to $2990



Individual instruments vary slightly
 

Ming Jiang Zhu 905 - 2014

Sizes: 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and 4/4, Condition: New

Beautiful mid-level authentic violin from the Workshop of Violin Society Award two-time Gold Medal-Winning Maker Ming Jiang Zhu.

Guarneri model, antiqued. Tonica strings (upgrade to Dominants $50 more) and setup. Sizes 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and 4/4 available. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $3500 USD

Our Price ONLY $2090 USD/$2650 CAD - Photos & Details

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Ming Jiang Zhu 907 - 2014

Sizes: 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and 4/4, Condition: New

Beautiful upper-level authentic violin from the Workshop of Violin Society Award two-time Gold Medal-Winning Maker Ming Jiang Zhu.

Guarneri model, antiqued. Dominant strings and setup. Sizes 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and 4/4 available. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $4500 USD

Our Price ONLY $2780 USD/$3520 CAD - Photos & Details

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$3000 to $5490



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Ming Jiang Zhu 909

Sizes: 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and 4/4, Condition: New

Beautiful top level authentic violin from the Workshop of Violin Society Award two-time Gold Medal-Winning Maker Ming Jiang Zhu. All 909 violins come with a signed certificate; we have access to two saved 2014 models with a certificate with the late Zhu's Chinese signature. These violins $3750. Contact us to be invoiced for the 2014 model.

Guarneri model, antiqued. European aged tonewoods. Dominant strings and very fine setup. Sizes 1/2, 3/4, 7/8 and 4/4 available. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $5500 USD

Our Price ONLY $3440 USD/$4350 CAD - Photos & Details

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Angela Moneff "Guarneri Cannone" 2016 #2

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

A remarkably beautiful creation by one of Europe's top female luthiers, Ms. Moneff. Modeled after a 1742 "Cannone" Guarneri del Gesu ''Cannone," this gorgeous instrument is warm and smooth.

One-piece back with stunning marbled flame, expertly antiqued, amber finish with bright red highlights. Boxwood fittings (chinrest, not pictured, included) and very fine setup from the maker herself. Made in late 2016 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria and includes detailed certificate with photos. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $6500 USD

SALE $4150 USD/$5290 CAD, $449 more for outfit with VN-45 bow and deluxe case, Free Shipping with purchase

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JUST ARRIVED: Angela Moneff "Guarneri Cannone" 2017 #1

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

A remarkably beautiful creation by one of Europe's top female luthiers, Ms. Moneff. Modeled after a 1742 "Cannone" Guarneri del Gesu ''Cannone," this gorgeous instrument is warm and smooth.

One-piece back with stunning marbled flame, expertly antiqued, amber finish with bright red highlights. Boxwood fittings (chinrest, not pictured, included) and very fine setup from the maker herself. Made in late 2016 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria and includes detailed certificate with photos. Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $6500 USD

SALE $4150 USD/$5290 CAD, $449 more for outfit with VN-45 bow and deluxe case, Free Shipping with purchase

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Mitio Dimitrov "Guarneri del Gesu 1743" 2016 #1

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

A master violin inspired by 1743 Guarneri del Gesu. Stunning marble-flamed 1-piece back in Balkan maple and tight-grained Central European spruce. This gorgeous instrument is powerful and clear in tone.

Setup with high quality European Boxwood fittings (chinrest included, not shown) and Thomastik Dominant strings.

Includes signed certificate with photos from Mr. Dimitrov. Made in Spring 2016.

Read Customer Testimonials

Retails $7500 USD

SALE $5650 USD/$7190 CAD, $449 more for outfit with VN-45 bow and deluxe case, Free Shipping with purchase

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$5500 to $9900


 

Ivan Stankov "Guarneri Cannone" 2016/2017 #1

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

A stunning violin made by master Bulgarian luthier Ivan Stankov. This lovely violin is modeled after the Guarneri del Gesu ''Cannone" 1742 and the tone is remarkable. Marbled 1-piece back.

Evah strings, stunning cocobolo fittings and very fine setup from the maker himself. Completed in 2017 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria and includes detailed certificate with photos. Read Customer Testimonials

Sells $7500 to $9000 in other shops

SALE $6290 USD, $449 more for outfit with VN-45 bow and deluxe case, Free Shipping with purchase

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Over $10k


 

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Wojciech Topa Violin 2016

Size: 4/4, Condition: New

This gorgeous master bench (not workshop) Guadagnini model violin produces full and powerful tone suited for solo and group playing.The mature and warm nuances make it a violin for professional players or discriminating amateurs.

Ebony Fittings, Evah Gold strings. Available February 14, 2017.

Made in Nowry Targ, Poland. More details.

Selling in other shops $16,000 - $20,000 USD

Our Price $13,990 USD

Reasonable offers considered. We include free shipping to USA or Canada with purchase. Due to Paypal transaction limits, we invoice customers directly for deposits and purchases.

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Violins vary depending on the model and availability
 

Rare Handmade Violins Made entirely by World Famous Luthier Zhu Mingjiang

Size: 4/4, Condition: New, with certificate - CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

VSA Gold medal, Zhu ViolinsZhu was perhaps the world's most celebrated contemporary violin makers of the 21st Century, having earned numerous awards including two prestigious Gold and one Silver Medal at the Violin Society of America (VSA) Competitions.

There is currently no stock available as the maker has passed away.


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