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Model 903 Model 907 Model 909 Model 905 Model 903 Model 901 Model 907 Model 909 Model 905 Workshop Violins & Violas by Ming Jiang Zhu

 

VSA Gold medal, Zhu ViolinsFiddleheads Violin Studio is an authorized shop selling authentic violins and violas from the workshop of the late Mr. Ming Jiang Zhu in Guangzhou, China.

Mr. Zhu was winner several highly prestigious awards including two Gold Medals in Violin Making [1994 and 2006] and a Silver Award in Viola making [1996] in the Violin Society of America Competitions.

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Workshop Overview

Created by one of the word's most celebrated luthiers, Mingjiang Violins creates Stradivarius and Guarneri replicas with luxurious Italian styling. Radiant highly-flamed maple and tightly-grained spruce. The instruments are then meticulously oil antique finished by hand, making the violins look like master antiques.

These fine violins and violas can be appreciated by even the most discerning player and are played by amateurs to soloists and professionals. The tone is smooth, velvety and striking and improves greatly with play and time.

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*Note that as these instruments are new they of course require being played to bring out their full tone and will improve with time. Basic break-in time from a few weeks to a few months depending on the player.

The workshop applies both time-tested old-world practices and fascinating modern scientific techniques to produce an improved vintage style violin.

For example, by re-graduating (carving) the front and back plates of the instrument in an asymmetric pattern the maker "tunes" the individual piece of wood to bring out the finest tone possible.

Model 909Model 907Model 905Model 903 These workshop violins and violas, particularly the 909 top level, are quite comparable to instruments by other award-winning makers which are quite easily double the retail price. Details in the carving, glowing patterns in the fine wood and subtle nuances in tone make these instruments true works of art that will be cherished for many years to come.

All instruments are professionally set-up by Zhu's workshop and any necessary adjustments due to varying climate upon arrival in Canada are made by our highly qualified luthier.

The strings included vary on the model, but other strings can be provided by request (see details). Also, to keep prices as low as possible, case and bow may be purchased as additionally (with a healthy discount) to make an outfit. Finally, we offer fantastic, unmatched service and work to make our prices the best as well.

Model Details - Photos - Pricing - Buy a Zhu Workshop Violin or Viola - See Customer Testimonials - Why Fiddleheads is your best and most honest source

vn-903 vn-907 vn-909 vn-905 Model 903 Model 901 Model 907 Model 909 Model 905 Mingjiang Zhu Workshop Instrument Details and Prices:

Violins: 903 - 905 - 907 - 909

4/4 Guarneris Available Immediately

Special order but usually no wait for 7/8 - 3/4 - 1/2 size and Strad Models.

* 1/2 and 3/4 are avilable in Guarneri style only. 7/8 and 4/4 are avaialble in Guarneri or Stradivarius styles.

Photos are for reference and not of the exact instruments in stock now. Click on images for closeups.

Violin 901 (also called VN-111 at other shops)

This model discontinued by the maker. You may consider upgrading to the VN-903

Violin 903 (also called VN-350 at other shops)

Well-flamed Asian maple and well-seasoned Asian Spruce. Oil Antique Finished; looks like an older violin. Tonica strings, Aubert A Bridge.

*Shown with ebony fittings

Retails $2500 USD

OUR PRICE $1490 USD Buy Now

Violin 905 (also called VN-500, "A" Model or CS2900 at other shops)

Deeply-flamed Asian maple and well-seasoned Asian Spruce. Oil Antique Finished; looks like an older violin. Tonica strings, Aubert A Bridge.

*Shown with signature jujube fittings.

Retails $3500

OUR PRICE $2090 USD Buy Now

Violin 907 (also called VN-700 "AA" Model at other shops)

Highly-flamed Asian maple and well-seasoned European Spruce. Oil Antique Finished; looks like an older violin. Dominant and Lenzner E string, Aubert Deluxe Bridge.

*Shown with signature jujube fittings.

Retails $4500 USD

OUR PRICE $2780 USDBuy Now

Violin 909 (also called VN-900 "AAA" Model at other shops)

The finest of the Zhu workshop. Beautifully flamed European maple and fully-seasoned European Spruce. Oil Antique Finished; looks like an older violin. Dominant and Lenzner E string, Aubert Deluxe Bridge. Certificate included with this model.

*Shown with signature jujube fittings.

Retails $5500 USD

OUR PRICE $3440 USD

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Violas: Sizes 14" to 16.5" Available Special Order in all the same models

* Stradivarius and Tertis (wider lower-bout, deeper tone) models. Other sizes, such as 13" - 14.5", also by special order; up to 3 month wait time and 10-20% higher price.

*Tertis models priced 5% higher depending on the level. Tertis only available in 15", 15.5" and 16".

Photos show violins in the same models and are provided for reference. Click on images for closeups.

 

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Violins, bows and cases are shipped Canada Post Expedited service (arrives via USPS in the USA) and takes about 2-6 days on average. Shoulder rests ship via Xpresspost within Canda (1-4 days) or Airmail to USA (2-6 days).

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