If you are looking for a fine viola it is a good time to visit Ifshin Violins! We would like to extend an invitation to you to visit us to see and try some of these exceptional instruments.
Ascoli Piceno, 1961. 16 1/2"
Mantua, 1969, 16 ½
Ferrara, 2008, 16 1/4"
This beautiful, elegant viola has a fine resonant tone.
Chicago, 2002, 16 3/8
Petaluma, 1991, 16 1/4"
The husband and wife team of Grubaugh and Seifert are well known in the Bay Area, especially for their cellos. This viola is unusual in that it is not antiqued. It is in flawless condition with a superb golden yellow varnish.
San Francisco, 1983, 16 3/8"
Stephen Lohmann studied violin making with the great Francesco Bissolotti in Cremona before returning to his native San Francisco in 1980 where he worked with Frank Passa and Boyd Poulson. This viola has a wonderfully resonant and responsive tone.
San Francisco, 2010, 15¾”
When he was only 18 years old, Sderci started working with Leandro Bisiach in Milan. He had a long career and made many wonderful instruments. Tonally, this viola is one of the best violas we have had in some time.
1954, 16". As one of the most important German makers of his time, Aschauer taught at the famous violin making school in Mittenwald.
Los Angeles, 2007. 16”
Markneukirchen, 1971, made for William Moennig & Sons 16 3/4"
After his training in Markenukirchen, Voigt worked at a number of important shops in Germany and Switzerland. After the war, he opened his workshop in Markneukirchen and became known and respected for his work, winning numerous prizes and other distinctions. This viola has a wonderful, huge tone and is surprisingly comfortable to play, given its size.
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